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basics of biopharma

The objective of biopharma basics training is to impart fundamental know-how about biopharma market, different classes and regulations. In fact, focus is on learning biopharmaceutical R&D, biopharma market dynamics, manufacturing and regulatory aspects. Moreover, this comprehensive training program provides detailed understanding of both innovator biotech and biosimilar (similar biologic) in a single course. This advanced certification course utilizes interactive online learning tools to provide real life practical exposure. Therefore, participants will have understanding about the biopharmaceutical (biotech and biosimilar) market. Above all, users will be understanding key terminologies which are used in biopharma industry. 

  • Course Code: RYD-021
  • Title of the course: Competency Development Training in Basics of Biopharma
  • Types of the course: Online self pace learning course. User can conveniently access the course at own convenient timing.
  • Duration: 1 Week
  • Course Certification: It will be provided on completion of the course.
  • Eligibility: Graduation / 3rd or final year graduation in any discipline. Even the final year student can join the course.

Who should attend this course?

  • Biopharmaceutical professionals seeking to improve their skills in the regulatory environment.
  • Pharmaceutical professionals who wants comprehensive knowledge about the biopharrmaceutical industry.
  • Those moving into regulatory affairs from other areas within a bio-pharmaceutical company (Pharmacists, Clinical Trials, Marketing and others).
  • Anyone wishing to update their knowledge on USFDA regulatory knowledge for biopharma and biosimilars Regulatory Affairs, Registration and Documentation assistants/officers/managers.
  1. Attend the course 24×7 by login to your dashboard. So, you can attend lectures, simulation, self assessment tests and final certification examination.
  2. You will also eligible to receive the course study modules, which you can download by login to your course page.

About Biopharmaceutical Industry

The biopharmaceutical industry is a branch of the pharmaceutical industry that focuses on developing drugs and therapies using biological processes. Biopharmaceuticals are derived from living organisms such as cells, tissues, or microorganisms and are used to treat various diseases.

The industry has grown significantly in recent years due to the increasing demand for novel and effective treatments for complex diseases such as cancer, autoimmune disorders, and genetic disorders. Biopharmaceuticals have shown promising results in treating these diseases by targeting specific molecular pathways in the body.

The biopharmaceutical industry includes various players such as biotechnology companies, pharmaceutical companies, research organizations, and academic institutions. These organizations work together to discover, develop, and commercialize biopharmaceutical products.

But the development process for biopharmaceuticals is complex and time-consuming, requiring significant investments in research and development, clinical trials, and regulatory approvals. However, the potential benefits of these products make the industry an attractive area for investment and growth.

Overall, the biopharmaceutical industry plays a critical role in advancing medical science and improving patient outcomes by developing innovative therapies that address unmet medical needs.

Key Classes about Biopharmaceuticals

Biopharmaceuticals are a diverse group of products that can be classified into several categories based on their structure, mode of action, and therapeutic application. Here are some common classes of biopharmaceuticals:

Monoclonal Antibodies

Monoclonal antibodies (mAbs): These are proteins that are engineered to target specific antigens on the surface of cells and are used to treat various types of cancer, autoimmune disorders, and infectious diseases.

Recombinant proteins

Recombinant proteins: These are proteins that are produced using recombinant DNA technology and are used to replace or supplement missing or defective proteins in the body. Examples include insulin for diabetes and erythropoietin for anemia.


These are biopharmaceuticals that stimulate the body’s immune system to produce an immune response against specific infectious agents. In fact, vaccines can prevent infectious diseases such as measles, mumps, rubella, and human papillomavirus (HPV).

Gene therapies

These are products that aim to treat or cure genetic diseases by introducing a functional gene into the patient’s cells. Hence, gene therapies have shown promising results in treating rare genetic disorders such as spinal muscular atrophy and inherited retinal diseases.

Cell therapies

These are products that use living cells as a therapeutic agent to treat various diseases. Examples include CAR-T cell therapy for cancer and stem cell therapy for spinal cord injuries.


These are biopharmaceuticals that are similar to an already approved biologic drug but are manufactured by a different company. Biosimilars can provide cost savings and increase access to treatment options for patients.

Overall, these different classes of biopharmaceuticals offer a wide range of therapeutic options for patients with various diseases, and ongoing research and development in this field of biopharmaceuticals. In fact it is leading to new and innovative treatments.

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Section 1Basic Fundamental of Biologics Market
Lecture 1Introduction : Biopharmaceuticals
Lecture 2Classification of Biopharmaceutical 
Lecture 3Chemical Drugs Vs. Biologic Drugs
Lecture 4Principle of Naming of Biologic | Understanding on MAB naming system 
Lecture 5Global Biologics Market
Section 2Biologics classes - detailed understanding
Lecture 6Recombinant Proteins
Lecture 7Monoclonal Antibodies Vs. Polyclonal Antibodies
Lecture 8Monoclonal Antibodies - detailed understanding
Lecture 9Synthetic Immunomodulators
Lecture 10Production of Monoclonal Antibodies
Lecture 11Cytokines
Lecture 12Interferon
Lecture 13Erythropoiesis-stimulating agent
Section 3Biologics - Regulatory Affairs
Lecture 14R&D Process & Introduction to drug discovery
Lecture 15Investigational New Drug Application (INDA)
Lecture 16New Drug Application (NDA) 
Lecture 17Biological Licensing Application (BLA)  | 351(a) application | Form 356h | Differentiation with NDA | Timeline | Handling FDA queries
Lecture 18Abbreviated Biosimilar Application - 351(k): Advance Strategic Planning Process : Originator Vs. Biosimilar Development and Regulatory Approval Process | Reference Biologic | Purple Book | Data Requirements
Lecture 19351(a) Vs. 351(k)
Lecture 20Purple Book: Significance | Searching | Assignments
Lecture 21Vaccine development and approval Process
Lecture 22Patent & Exclusivity - Strategic Understanding
Section 4Biologics manufacturing
Lecture 23Biosimilar Development Process
Lecture 24Strategic Consideration for Biosimilar Development 
Lecture 25Bio-Manufacturing Process Information