Biotechnology Research Center (BRC)
"The Biotech Research Center fosters interdisciplinary research at Michigan Tech."
Biotechnology encompasses the applications of various science and engineering disciplines for industrial utilization of living organisms or their products. The mission of the Biotechnology Research Center (BRC) at Michigan Tech is to promote education and research in the areas of molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, genomics, bioinformatics, human health, and biotechnology at both the graduate and undergraduate levels for the benefit of society and the environment.
The multidisciplinary nature of the BRC is reflected in the diverse expertise of the BRC faculty. Participation includes faculty from the Biology; Chemistry; Mathematics; Biomedical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Mechanics; and Forest Resources and Environmental Science departments. Faculty, staff, and students are open to collaborating on research projects and joining together for research symposiums, seminars, and conferences. Working together helps to achieve their common goal: the advancement of biotechnology.