Biomanufacturing
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Biomanufacturing

Biomanufacturing Baccalaureate Degree Program

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Biomanufacturing means growing living cells (bacterial, yeast, and animal cells) in large tanks called bioreactors and inducing them to produce a protein that serves as a medicine. That protein then must be separated from other cellular components and purified by using techniques that exploit its properties to isolate it away from other cellular proteins. Then technicians use analytical techniques to prove the purity of the isolated protein.

In the future Biomanufacturing will be expanded to include the industrial production of biofuels, biomaterials, stem cells, and other products currently manufactured using chemical rather than biological techniques.

Application Process

We are accepting applications for the Fall 2018 semester. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Deadline for early admission is December 11th, 2017. Students that apply prior to December 11th will be notified in January 2018 of their acceptance. The second screening will occur February 2nd, 2018.

Please review steps 1 -3 and the links under “more information”. If you have any additional questions please email Biomanufacturing@solano.edu with your inquiry and contact information and we will be happy to assist you.


Step 1: Please read the full details of the application process here

Step 2: Please have the following information on hand:

  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Solano Student ID Number
  • Statement of Interest Essay

Step 3:

More Information

For More Information Contact

School of Math & Science
Email: biomanufacturing@solano.edu
Phone: 707-864-7211
Fax: 707-646-2054
Office: Bldg. 300, Room 335 (Enter building through door 309 or 349)