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Recorded Gene Therapy Primer Master Course

This is the recorded Gene Therapy Primer course which has the same content, interactive exercises, and course materials that are given in the live version. You have three months to view this course. 

Gene Therapy Primer explores how gene therapy works, the type of vectors used, and why/when certain vectors are employed. Many believe gene therapy is the key to curing cancer, inherited illnesses, and rare diseases; this course reviews the most important factors determining which diseases should be targeted using gene therapy. As with any treatment, there are risks, so this course looks at the FDA approval process and how safety and efficacy are measured. Take Gene Therapy Primer and gain a foundational understanding of this versatile therapeutics' science and regulatory environment.

BIO members receive a $100 discount. BIO members should use the code BIOTRAINING2022 to register for this course.


  • Basic principles for transferring genetic material into cells and using viral vectors
  • Steps to make viral vectors
  • Fluency in the different types of viral vectors, the amounts of genetic material each delivers, and the types of cells each target
  • List of the most important factors determining which diseases should be targeted using gene therapy
  • Proven and new gene therapy approaches to mitigate patient risk
Course Price:
$895 USD
BIO Member Price:
$795 USD
Course Length:
3 hours
Course Level:
Completion Period:
3 months
Course Format:

Certificate Requirements

  • View entire course
  • Read all articles
  • Answer all knowledge check questions
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