Biotechnology (BS)

Patricia A. Masso-Welch, PhD.

Patricia A. Masso-Welch, PhD, is director of the biotechnology program, whose interdisciplinary approach and hands-on, laboratory-based training prepares you to enter the workforce directly or continue your education in postgraduate or professional degree programs.

This program is appropriate for students interested in scientific careers in the rapidly expanding biotechnology industry. Interdisciplinary in approach, students create a curriculum from courses in various departments to suit their interest and focus.

With a curriculum of basic science and math courses and required program courses, students choose technical electives from anthropology, biology, chemistry, medicinal chemistry, biochemical pharmacology, medical technology, computer science, management, etc., according to their career goals.

An internship possibility exists for selected students during the program.

Opportunities for biotechnologists are extremely varied, and employment is available in both the public and private sectors.

The biotechnology program provides intensive, hands-on laboratory-based coursework and training which allows our graduates to master a diverse array of skills in the field of biotechnology.

Contact Us

Director, Biotechnology Program

Masso-Welch, Patricia

Patricia Masso-Welch, PhD

Associate Professor

Cary Hall, Room 38C, 3435 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: 716-829-5191; Fax: 716-829-3601