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CREDENTIALING OPORTUNITIES
2219
STUDENTS BACE CERTIFIED
943
WORKFORCE TRAINING PARTICIPANTS
9600
TRILLION E.COLI CELLS GROWN

“We aim to build a bridge between scientists and the industry, connecting students to opportunities and biotech companies to the best qualified new recruits.”

Tamara Mandell, M.Ed.
Assistant Director

Who We Are

Biotility at University of Florida is committed to providing high-quality education and training to facilitate the professional growth of each participant. Our short-courses are attended by professionals and students preparing to enter industry careers, as well as researchers, all of whom seek to expand and deepen their knowledge in technical and regulatory details unique to biotechnology industries and translational research.

What We Do

Launched in 2006 to prepare emerging workforce talent and advance incumbent employees for success in the bioscience industry, Biotility functions at the intersection of academia and industry.  Proximal to the cluster of biotechnology companies in the Gainesville/Alachua area, Biotility partners with industry leaders to identify current training requirements, and participate in course development.

Meet Our Team

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Tamara Mandell, M.Ed.

Associate Director
Lori Wojciechowski

Lori Wojciechowski, J.D.

Assistant Director, Secondary Programs
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Lisa Mrozinske

Credentialing Exam Specialist
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Houda D. Pruitt, Ph.D.

Senior Training Specialist
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Tyler Owens

Lab Assistant
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Robin Hull-Kress

Financial Analyst

Affiliated Instructors

Sheila Austin

Sheila Austin

Regulatory Specialist, UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute
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David Bess

Advanced Systems Engineering, Inc.
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Wayner Williams

President, Medical Device & Pharmaceutical Consulting

Advisory Board

Tom Fraites
Senior Director, Product Development
Yukon Medical, LLC
North Carolina

 

Dr. Philip Gibson
Director, Georgia BioScience Training Center
QuickStart
Georgia

 

Maria Thacker Goethe
Vice President, Operations
Georgia Bio
Georgia

 

Dr. Eric Neeley
Director, Clinical Operations
PCM Trials
Colorado

 

Dr. Patrick Sanou
Associate Director, Engineering
Merck & Co.
Pennsylvania

Caitlyn Seidl
Director, Clinical Affairs
K2M, Inc.
Virginia

 

Dr. Darby Thomas
Vice President, Preclinical Development
StrideBio, Inc.
North Carolina

 

Angie Trujillo
Senior Product Manager
ACell, Inc.
Maryland

 

Lijun Wang
Director, Process Development & Manufacturing
Encoded Therapeutics, Inc.
California

 

Ezequiel Zylberberg
Manager, Strategic Alliances
Akron Biotech
Florida