Biotechnology Department

Welcome to the Biotechnology Department of Lone Star College! You can use your biotechnology courses toward an Associate of Applied Science degree or an Advanced Technical Certificate. The program will prepare you for a career as a Biotechnology Laboratory Technician. Find out how!


Biotechnology Department Director, Dr. Daniel Kainer

  • The department director is your primary source for all program, course and transfer questions.
  • The department director approves all coursework exceptions and prior learning experiences for credit courses toward your degree or certificate.
  • CE-to-Credit linked courses can also be verified by contacting the department director or dean.

LSC-Montgomery Information and Contacts

To find out more about becoming a Biotechnology Laboratory Technician, visit LSC-Montgomery Biotechnology Department.

To contact one of the members of the biotechnology team, use the information below as a guide.

Name Phone Office
Mischelle Hopper
Interim Dean of Natural Sciences and Health Division


B-120 G
Janeu Houston
Department Chair
936.273.7403 Janeu.R.Houston@lonestar.edu B-220 B
Danny Kainer
Program Director
935.273.7060 Daniel.B.Kainer@lonestar.edu B-210 B

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