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A Harrisburg University of Science and Technology faculty member will contribute chapters to a forthcoming book. 

Professor and Biotechnology Program Lead Dr. Pattarkine has been invited to contribute two chapters for the Elsevier published book, Bioreactor Design Concepts for Viral Vaccine Production.

She will co-author a chapter on Membrane Filtration Technologies for Viral Vaccine Production. with Dr. Wei-Chien Hun, a biotechnology professor. Additionally, she will co-author the chapter Emerging Trends in Biomanufacturing Process Management with Dr. Dennis Gross, of the Biotechnology corporate faculty.

Dr. Pattarkine leads the University’s undergraduate and graduate Biotechnology programs, as well as the Capital Area Biotechnology Partnership and hosts the annual Pennsylvania BioGENEius Challenge. Additionally, Harrisburg University offers graduate-level biotechnology certificates to prepare working professionals with workforce and leadership skills within the biotechnology industry: Certificate in Biomanufacturing in Biotechnology;  Certificate in Regulatory Affairs in Biotechnology; and a Certificate in Medical Biotechnology.


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