Many of the drugs and other products that biotechnology companies produce are based on monoclonal antibodies. Biotechnicians who know how to work with and purify these materials are in demand.
Recently, the Northeastern Biomanufacturing Center and Collaborative (NBC2) made new curriculum modules available that include procedures for the upstream and downstream methods used to produce a specific anti-IL8 monoclonal antibody from CHO cells. This work was funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technology Education program (DUE #1501631).
Since antibodies play such a critical role in biotechnology, I thought it would good to write a... Read more