Biotechnology is for students interested in advanced biological study and research.  Biotechnology mirrors the content and laboratory skills of the Biotechnology industry including: Molecular genetics, gel electrophoresis and recombinant DNA techniques.

Skills Necessary for Success:

  • Strong work ethic
  • Effective written and verbal expression of ideas
  • Innovative problem solver
  • Ability to work with partners and groups
  • Hard working self-starter
  • Strong interest in science
  • Ability to follow through on projects

Automotive Careers:

  • Auto Service Technician
  • Service Station Owner/Technician
  • Independent Garage Technician
  • Parts Counter Salesperson
  • Service Advisor
  • Car Salesperson

College Credit Opportunities:

  • Cuyahoga Community College:
    – Eight hours of possible college credits available to students who qualify

Industry Credentials:

  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Training
  • CPR First Aid

Club Affiliation:

Biotech Olympics

Instructor:

Mr. Nathaniel Marron
Biotechnology Instructor since 2004
Bedford City School District Teacher of the Year 2009
Bachelor of Science in Biology (Case Western Reserve)
Master of Education (John Carroll University)
nmarron@bedford.k12.oh.us

Courses:

Grade 11 & Grade 12:

Biochemistry of Health Or Biotechnology for Health and Disease