• Program Features Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute


Academic Calendar

  • Nine-month training program: Early September through mid-May.
  • Two eleven-week semesters followed by a twelve-week paid internship.
  • Classes meet Monday-Friday, 8.30 am to 2.00 pm.

Curriculum

  • Curriculum based on the core biotechnology competencies of the Massachusetts Life Science Education Consortium.
  • Daily intensive, hands-on lab training in the cutting-edge techniques and instrumentation required to work with DNA and proteins.
  • Authentic laboratory workflows produce sequenced cod genes, purified cod proteins, and bacteria transformed with cod DNA.
  • Presentations of experimental results develop scientific rhetoric and comfort in front of a group.

Paid-Internships

  • Twelve weeks of paid experience in industry laboratories on the North Shore and in Boston.
  • Practical experience working alongside professional scientists in an operational laboratory.

Career Skills

  • Small class size fosters one-on-one coaching of career skills.
  • Weekly presentations by industry professionals emphasize the skills needed for success in a specialized work environment.
  • Assistance with professional development and job placement provided to program graduate

Our mission is to conduct world-class marine biotechnology
research which expands the regional economy.

Contact Us

Gloucester Marine
Genomics Institute

2 Blackburn Center
Gloucester, MA 01930
info@gmgi.org
978-879-4575

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