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October 2, 2009
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Carson company training biopharmaceutical leaders

Aloha Medicinals in Carson City has begun a program to provide post-doctoral instruction in biopharmaceutical manufacturing that is attracting students from several different countries.

Company founder and chief scientist Dr. John Holliday said the program was born out of a lack of hands-on educational opportunities for researchers in the growing field of biopharmaceuticals.

"The value we are offering to these post-doctoral students is they are able to come here and put the theoretical knowledge they learned in the universities into day-to-day practice," Holliday said. "Getting a PhD doesn't teach you how to make things. It just gives you the idea …

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