Medical biotechnologists study various diseases by conducting genetic studies on plants, people, viruses, and bacteria. This program focuses on various techniques that are used in the medical biotechnology industry to modify living organisms, to create new medicines or processes in the field of medicine. In this program, students learn how to conduct experiments, collect and process data, and interpret and communicate results. Students learn to use microscopes, centrifuges, and other specific equipment in the lab, while gaining valuable insight and understanding about biotechnology career fields. Students in this program will also complete Project Lead the Way's (PLTW) Medical Interventions (MI) course, where they will investigate how to prevent, diagnose, and treat disease.