20.930 Research Experience in Biopharma
Provides exposure to industrial science and develops skills necessary for success in such an environment. Under the guidance of an industrial mentor, students participate in on-site research at a local biopharmaceutical company where they observe and participate in industrial science. Serves as a real-time case study to internalize the factors that shape R&D in industry, including the purpose and scope of a project, key decision points in the past and future, and strategies for execution. Students utilize company resources and work with a scientific team to contribute to the goals of their assigned project; they then present project results to the company and class, emphasizing the logic that dictated their work and their ideas for future directions. Lecture component focuses on professional development.
This class has no prerequisites.
20.930 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by S. Clarke.
Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Mondays in 16-220.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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