The life science industries are ever changing, often so fast that you need additional education to keep up with the latest developments. Stay current with courses from UC Berkeley Extension, whether you need to update previous academic training or prepare for a career in a new field of scientific expertise. Extension courses and programs provide practical knowledge on advanced life science topics such as stem cell research, molecular pharmacology, synthetic biology and more.Classes are regularly offered in multiple locations throughout the Bay Area, including convenient locations in Berkeley, San Francisco and Belmont. For even greater flexibility, many classes are also routinely offered online.
Study fundamental concepts of hematology—primarily human—including blood-forming organs and the origin and function of blood cells and plasma. Learn more.
Study topics such as DNA methylation, histone modification, RNAi, cancer epigenetics, stem cells and the environment (for example, nutrition and stress) as potential modifiers of the human epigenome. Learn more.
Advanced Biosciences (EDP 402404)
Understand recent advances in modern biological research while taking courses to specialize your learning in stem cell biology, hematology, biostatistics and more. Learn more.
Clinical Laboratory Scientist Preparatory Program (EDP 402511)
Enhance your background in the biological or chemical sciences with the Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) Preparatory Program, and gain the required course credit needed to apply to certified CLS training programs. Learn more.
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