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Doug Bruce

Biology Department

Doug Bruce

UPDATE: Now hiring a lab assistant for the spring 2017 semester. Please see the job announcements here.

News: Solano Community College in Fairfield will offer a Bachelor’s degree in biomanufacturing starting fall 2017! Applications open Spring 2017. Read more here.

Want to know what Laney students do with biomanufacturing?

Watch this interview of two graduates, Robert Tracy and Lindsay Planell. Robert Tracy works at Thermo Fisher (formerly Life Technologies) in oligo synthesis and Lindsay works at BioMarin in cell culture.

Fall 2015 classes:

Bio 75 Fundamentals of Biotechnology

Bio 76 Principles of Biomanufacturing

Bio 72 A-D Scientific Instrumentation series

I teach biomanufacturing full-time at Laney College. You can find out more about me by clicking the link above. My email is dbruce@peralta.edu. You can also connect with me via LinkedIn and Twitter.

If you are looking for class information and documents, go to the links at the top of the page. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view most documents. If you are looking for web links related to the class, see the links section to the right.

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The Biology Department homepage has additional information about classes in biology offered at Laney, as well as links to scholarship and professional school resources.

Previously taught courses:

Bio 79 Bioreactor Cell Culture and Protein Recovery

Bio 801 Biology of Growing Food

Bio 24 Basic Human Anatomy & Physiology

Bio 10 Introduction to Biology