• Our Mission...

    The BioTechnical Institute of Maryland, Inc. (BTI) was founded in 1998 as a non-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation, to fill a need for specialty scientific training of and placement assistance for entry-level biotechnicians in Maryland’s...

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  • Industry Leading Lab Training

    The BTI curriculum has been developed with a strong emphasis on input from industry employers. BTI training begins with BioSTART and progresses onto the Laboratory Associates Program

  • BioSTART

    The BioSTART component of the BTI curriculum consists of a 12 week bridge program designed to advance participants' knowledge in basic math, communication and professional development, each presented under the purview of the bio/lab based industry.

  • Laboratory Associates

    Upon completion of BioSTART pre-training, participants progress onto the more technical hands-on bench skills in the Laboratory Associate Program which includes classroom instruction, hands-on laboratory training, guest speakers from the bioscience industry and an 100 hour internship at an area bioscience employer.

  • BioSci Concepts

    BioSci Concepts, BTI's social venture, offers world class biotechnical training specializing in professional scientific training to an international audience.

    We offer core workshops as well as customized training for employers specific needs.

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FDA lifts its hold on Juno's cutting-edge cancer drug after deaths trigger delay
19 April 2014 -

The FDA has lifted a clinical hold placed on a study at Memorial Sloan-Kettering of Juno Therapeutic […]

US scientists make embryonic stem cells from adult skin
18 April 2014 -

For the first time, US researchers have cloned embryonic stem cells from adult cells, a breakthrough […]

FDA, EU grant orphan designation to Boehringer's leukemia drug
18 April 2014 -

Boehringer Ingelheim's leukemia drug volasertib obtained orphan drug status from both the FDA a […]

Breast cancer Dx firm obtains $2.7M from investors
18 April 2014 -

A group of backers has pumped $2.7 million into Eventus Diagnostics.  -More-  […]

GSK's leukemia drug Arzerra wins FDA approval for expanded use
18 April 2014 -

GlaxoSmithKline obtained the FDA's full approval to market Arzerra injection, or ofatumumab, in […]

BIO Applauds White House Support for Agricultural Biotechnology
16 April 2014 - ckennedy

As a follow-up to the March 25th dedication of the Norman E. Borlaug statue in the U.S. Capitol’s Na […]

Academic and Research Institutions to Play Key Role in 2014 BIO International Convention®
15 April 2014 - admin

The 2014 BIO International Convention® will highlight the role of academia in the advancement of the […]

Registration for the 2014 BIO Livestock Biotech Summit Now Open
14 April 2014 - ckennedy

Registration for this year’s Livestock Biotech Summit is officially open to attendees and credential […]

Delaware Senate Unanimously Passes Legislation to Ensure Patient Access to Interchangeable Biologic Medicines
10 April 2014 - ggoodno

BIO and Delaware Bio commend the Delaware State Senate for unanimously passing legislation yesterday […]

BIO Applauds Introduction of the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act
9 April 2014 - kbatra

Consumer-focused legislation will enhance transparency and advance food safety Washington, D.C. (Apr […]

CNN Visit....

CNN visits BTI's classroom laboratories in Baltimore, Maryland in their report highlighting job training programs which provide new career opportunities and better earning potential for minorities.

The BTI Story....

The BTI Laboratory Associates Program provides tuition-free training in basic laboratory skills to bright, ambitious, unemployed and under-employed Maryland residents.

BTI Success....

BioTechnical Institute of Maryland graduate Ervin Griffin shares how BTI helped him rediscover his passion for science and learning, and the positive changes the program made in his life.