Science And Technology
Science And Technology

* David Betsch
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* Gaytha Langlois
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Faculty:David Betsch

David F. Betsch

Department: Science and Technology

Title: Associate Professor

Contact Information: 


  • Ph.D. in Macromolecular Science, Case Western Reserve University, 1986
  • M.S. in Macromolecular Science, Case Western Reserve University, 1982
  • B.S. in Chemistry, Denison University, 1977

Academic Interests: Biotechnology education for non-scientists, molecular biology laboratory methods development, commercialization of biotechnology.


  • General Chemistry
  • General Biology
  • Introduction to Biotechnology
  • Biotechnology Manufacturing and Processing
  • Biotechnology Seminar
  • General Science
  • Nutrition

Professional Activities:

  • Faculty advisor for Performing Arts Program at Bryant College.
  • Betsch, D.F., and Berard, J. (1999) D1S80 PCR with the $25 thermal cycler. Biochemical Education 27:45-47.
  • Betsch, D.F., and Berard, J. (1999) An inexpensive agarose gel electrophoresis system. Biochemical Education 27:48-50.
  • Betsch, D.F. (1996) Biotechnology education for non-scientists in the USA. World Journal of Microbiology 12:439-443.
  • Betsch, D.F. (1996) Education to bridge the gap between science and business. IVD Technology, March 1996, pp. 22-25.

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