Academy of Life Science

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    The Academy of Life Science Program’s goal is to help prepare students to enter college or employment in the life sciences industry with the skills and experiences that are desired by leaders in the medical corridor. The life sciences industry uses science and technology to make products and services that improve health and well being.

    The Academy of Life Science prepares students to enter college or employment in the exciting field of life science- a global and locally expanding career field which integrates science and technology to produce products and services that improve health and well being. This Academy is partnered with University at Buffalo Center for Advanced Biomedical & Bio-engineering Technology and New York State Center for Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Science. 

    High School students that are considering exploring an Academy program or would like to receive information on joining an Academy as a freshman should contact their school counselor.  Additional information on joining an Academy can be obtained by calling 677-3318.

    District Academy Student Parent Orientation:  In January of each year

    2021 Academy Application

    Academy of Life Science Course Requirements
    The WSCS Academy model was developed with leading industry and education representatives to ensure that the curriculum and activities are both current and relevant.  The Academy is supported by an Advisory Board which currently includes the following companies and organizations:

    Greatbatch, Inc.
    Canisius College Medical Laboratory Sciences Program
    The Binding Site
    Pediatric & Adolescent Urgent Care of WNY (PAUC)
    Trocaire College
    West Seneca West Senior High School
    Caplugs
    West Seneca East Senior High School
    ZeptoMetrix Corp.
    Niacet Corporation
    SciBiz International
    West Seneca Director of Math & Science
    Advantage Home Telehealth
    Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RN, Asst. Director & Administrator)
    WNY Independent Living, Inc. (Medgraph)
    Niagara University
    University at Buffalo
    HWI
    Polymer Conversions, Inc.
    Roswell Park Cancer Institute
    AirSep Corp./Chart Industries
    Surgical Repairs International
    Evolution Dental Science
    VWR
    ValueCentric. LLC
    West Seneca West Senior High School
    Honeywell
    Roswell Park Cancer Institute
    West Seneca East Senior High School
    Sefar Filtration, Inc.
    Great Lakes Orthodontics, Ltd
    Audubon Machinery Company
    Polymer Conversions/Silicone Technologies
    AccuMed Technologies, LLC
    Financial Trust F.C.U.
    Kaleida Health 
    Buffalo Filter
    Life Technologies
    University at Buffalo-Mathematics
    AHRM, Inc.
    University at Buffalo
    Applied Medical Coating
    Harker Bio
    SR Instruments, Inc.
    Frontier Science & Technology
    New York State UB Center of Excellence
    West Seneca East Senior High School
    Harmac Medical Products, Inc.
    Lake Region Medical
    The Jacobs Institute (Buffalo General Dental Hospital Medical Clinic)
    Accelent, Inc./Lake Region Medical
    TNT Moborg International LTD
    American Dental Partners - WNY
    Cognigen Corp.
    Curbell Electronics/Medical Inc.
    Safetec Of America, Inc.
    IMMCO Diagnostics, Inc.
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