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Aug 23, 2015, 13:00 ET
As a blueprint of DNA, a genome can reveal powerful new discoveries for the treatment and prevention of diseases.

Stanford launches new online course: Personal Genomics and Your Health

 Imagine a world where health care is personalized, diseases are treated or even prevented before they become debilitating, and doctor's visits...

Aug 18, 2015, 13:00 ET
The Future of Bitcoin and Cyber Security is a webinar offered by the Stanford Center for Professional Development. It will take place Tuesday, August 25th from 10-11 am Pacific/1-2 pm Eastern. It is free and open to the public.

Stanford Launches New Cyber Security Program for Professionals

 With its potential to revolutionize business payment transactions, virtual currency needs advanced engineering to ensure privacy and...

Aug 03, 2015, 13:16 ET
Explore trends in the engineering of functional systems as well as outlooks on device fabrication and system integration in Stanford's latest online certificate programs for professionals in the field of electrical engineering.

Stanford introduces online graduate programs in electrical engineering

 The Stanford School of Engineering is launching several new online graduate programs designed to meet industry demand in fields exploding with...

Jul 12, 2015, 14:10 ET
Advance your understanding of cell-based therapies and see what it is being done today to develop and deliver in the latest online course offered through the Stanford Genetics and Genomics certificate program, Stem Cell Therapeutics (XGEN204).

Stanford offers new online course in stem cell therapeutics

 Recent developments in stem cell research provide enormous potential for the field of regenerative medicine.  Researchers are exploring...

Jun 02, 2015, 08:35 ET

UT's Professional Development Center to Offer Professional Coaching Certificate with Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching

 The University of Texas at Austin's Professional Development Center will begin offering a Professional Coaching Certificate Program in...

Apr 30, 2015, 13:00 ET
The Stanford Advanced Computer Security Certificate Program celebrates a milestone and impacting hundreds of cyber security professionals with online education.

Instructors evaluate real-world cyber security attacks in Stanford online certificate program

 Protecting individuals and entities from those with malicious intent is a battle that has transcended to cyberspace. While recent attacks have...

Feb 25, 2015, 13:00 ET
Stanford's Graduate Certificate in Energy Engineering and Technologies provides online education to engineers in the workforce.

Stanford certificate offers engineering insight into the energy industry

The changing dynamics of global energy will propel the need for workforce expertise in modern energy and production strategies. Demand in emerging...

Feb 08, 2015, 13:00 ET
Study the signaling pathways of common and rare genetic mutations involved in cancer in the latest online course offered through the Stanford Center for Professional Development, Understanding Cancer at the Genetic Level (XGEN202).

New Stanford genetics course educates industry professionals

 Instrumental research that aims to enhance how we predict, diagnose and design personalized prevention and treatments of cancer is now...

Oct 30, 2014, 13:00 ET

Stanford launches new online course: Principles and Practices of Gene Therapy

Gene therapy is rapidly becoming the top priority for R&D departments working on treatments for difficult to cure diseases. Advances in this...

Oct 17, 2014, 15:00 ET

Stanford Offers Online Workshops in Innovation for Teams

Gaining a competitive advantage demands that organizations know how to innovate. Stanford University, a leader in innovation education, is now...

Sep 03, 2014, 09:00 ET
Stanford Genetics and Genomics Certificate: Earn an online certificate in genetics and genomics and gain a greater understanding of biology, human health and personalized medicine. Tap into the world-class research of Stanford faculty and industry experts to acquire the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in the rapidly evolving genetics industry. (PRNewsFoto/Stanford Center for ...)

Stanford Launches Online Certificate in Genetics and Genomics

Two world-renowned schools - the Stanford School of Medicine and the Stanford School of Engineering – have joined forces to create their...

Aug 14, 2014, 08:40 ET

University of Texas at Austin Professional Development Center Announces Technology Career Boot Camp Certificate Programs

 The Professional Development Center (PDC) at The University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce the launch of four skills-based...

Jul 15, 2014, 08:35 ET

UT Professional Development Center Launches Medical Interpreter Certificate Program for Bilingual Healthcare Workers

 The Professional Development Center at The University of Texas at Austin (UT PDC) is pleased to announce the fall launch of their new offering...

Jun 02, 2014, 08:30 ET

The Professional Development Center at the University of Texas at Austin to Offer Courses in Antigua, Guatemala

 The Professional Development Center at the University of Texas at Austin (UT PDC) is proud to announce a series of professional education...

Feb 11, 2014, 08:40 ET

The University of Texas at Austin Offers Emotional Intelligence Certificate Program for Area Professionals

 The Professional Development Center (UT PDC) at The University of Texas at Austin is proud to offer a professional certificate program that...

Nov 18, 2013, 13:15 ET

Stanford Offers Online Graduate Certificate in Biotechnology

 In fields dependent on continuously changing science and technology, professionals are better positioned to succeed if they stay on top of the...

Nov 18, 2013, 12:45 ET

Stanford and IATA Announce New Executive Program in Aviation Strategy

 Stanford University and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) signed an agreement today expanding their partnership to deliver...

Oct 18, 2013, 08:35 ET

UT Austin's Professional Development Center Deepens Global Partnership with Mexico's Escuela de Mercadotecnia

 The Professional Development Center (UT-PDC) at The University of Texas at Austin is proud to continue a growing partnership with Mexico's...

Oct 01, 2013, 08:40 ET

New Health and Safety Training Center at University of Texas at Austin Offers Safety Training for Wide Variety of Texas Workers

 The Professional Development Center (UT PDC) at The University of Texas at Austin is proud to introduce the new Health and Safety Training...

Oct 01, 2013, 08:35 ET

Experiential Learning from The University of Texas at Austin Encourages Professionals to Learn-by-Doing

The Professional Development Center (UT PDC) at The University of Texas at Austin is proud to announce a new offering in "experiential" training in...