Gene Therapy uses genetic material to change the course of a disease at the molecular level. Explore how gene therapy works, 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 disease; this course reviews the most important factors that determine which diseases should be targeted using gene therapy. As with any treatment, there are risks so Intro to Gene Therapy ends with a look at the FDA approval process and how safety and efficacy are measured. Take Introduction to Gene Therapy and gain a foundational understanding of the science and regulatory environment of this versatile therapeutic.
Our online classes are between 40 minutes and 85 minutes in length. We suggest allowing 20 minutes to take the end of the course quiz and 10 minutes to complete the class evaluation.
Yes, each course has an accompanying pdf that contains all of the presented course information.
There are no refunds once you have purchased an online course.
The online classes are fully animated with a professional voice-over. Each course begin with an overview of what you will learn, the course itself, and then ends with a course quiz to assess your understanding.
You can repeat the class as often as you like within your two week run time.
You have two chances to pass the quiz. A passing score is 70% or higher.
There are three requirements to receive your course certificate.
- You must view the entire course.
- You must pass the course quiz with a 70%.
- You must complete the course evaluation.
You can download and print your certificate from your dashboard only when all three of these items are completed.
Before moving on to the next section of our on-demand, online courses, all slides within a section must be viewed.
There is an easy way for you to see which slides you have completed and not completed in the course. Look at the menu on the left side of the course- the slides that have been seen are darkened and the slides that have not been seen are light.
BIO member discounts are available for on-demand, online classes. To access the BIO member discount, use your company email address during the checkout process. The checkout system will automatically recognize your organization and apply the 20% discount to your purchase if your company is a member of BIO. If you use a private email address we are unable to provide you the BIO membership discount.
If your on-demand course expires, but you have not completed it, you can extend it for an additional 2 weeks for $25.
- Log into your dashboard
- Go to the on-demand course you want to extend
- The "Course Extension" button brings you to the payment gateway
- Please note: It will appear you are being asked to pay the full amount of $150, but a discount will be automatically given once you fill in all of your payment information.
You have 90 days, from the day your course expires, to take advantage of this nominal extension fee. Once the 90 days are past, you will need to pay the full price to view the course again.
- Once your online course starts click on “Resources” in the upper right-hand corner
- In the drop down menu find the link “Course Slides”
- Download and/or print