TO BE offered in-person at the BTC Institute on the Promega campus in fitchburg
Thank you to our generous sponsor, Promega Corporation!

BioPharmaceutical Technology Center Institute
Neuroscience Training Program, UW-Madison
Research & Development and Technical Support Services, Promega Corporation

  • UW-Madison students and special students admitted to the course and wishing to receive 2 credits enroll through the University registration system and remit tuition fees directly to the University.
  • For students who do not wish to receive university credits, a special rate of $1600 is offered. (Documentation of current enrollment in an academic institution is required for confirmation of this special rate.)
  • For company employees, faculty and all others, the fee is $1800.
Requirements for 2o22
  • Eligibility: Graduate students, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry employees, postdoctoral candidates and principal investigators with an interest in neurosciences are encouraged to register. Course enrollment is limited to 20 participants.
  • Application:  Submit a registration form.
    If you wish to receive graduate credit through UW-Madison
    , please be sure to use the Comment section included in this form to detail your prior experiences using molecular biology and your learning goals for the week, as instructed on the form.

    If you do not wish to receive graduate credit through UW-Madison
    , please also share that information with us. Your enrollment in the course will be verified upon receipt of payment. Payment options are included in the registration form.
  • NOTE: UW-Madison Graduate Students wishing to receive credit: Please submit your registration form before [TBD]. We will review this document and let you know of your acceptance to the course.


Instructors AND STAFF
  • Amy Prevost, Ph.D., BioPharmaceutical Technology Center Institute
  • Natalie Betz, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Karin Borgh, Ph.D., Biopharmaceutical Technology Center Institute
  • Ari Rosenberg, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Topics covered during this week included: RNA isolation from tissues, amplification via PCR and RT-qPCR, molecular cloning, protein degradation experimentation, basics of Western blot, ICC and ELISA, and CRISPR mediated genome editing. Talks included protein characterization, using tags to study proteins and epigenetics, among others.

Sample Molecular Approaches to Neuroscience Syllabus