Georgetown University Academy for Transferable Management Skills Provides Project Management Tools

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In the pursuit of scientific knowledge, some skills essential to managing projects are overlooked by graduate students and postdoctoral fellows as they pursue academic success. However, these project management skills can be highly prized by future employers, either public or private institutions.

To address this sometimes lacking skillset, Georgetown University Biomedical Graduate Education launched a pilot program to teach these vital tools to postdoctoral fellows. Through the Office of Postdoctoral Development and Training Grant Support, the university launched the Academy for Transferable Management Skills (ATMS) with pilot funding from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund. The ATMS curriculum was put together by experienced industry professionals in order to benefit future generations of biomedical trainees.

Fulton Bank Aims to be a Key Partner for the Life Science and Technology Community

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Late in 2019, Fulton Bank launched a brand-new division to support emerging Life Science and Technology companies. Many traditional banks have historically shied away from these types of companies, which often operate in pre-revenue business models that are more complicated to assess. However, if successful, these companies represent some of the greatest potential for growth and economic impact.

Lab Owl® a Key Contributor to Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute’s Mission

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consortium in 2019. Since that time, the Lab Owl product has been integrated into ARMI’s Tissue Foundry manufacturing process, and the Lab Owl team has made important contributions to several working groups tasked with solving some of the challenges facing tissue engineering and regenerative medicine manufacturing. These working groups include establishing ARMI’s Workforce Characteristics Charter; the Tissue Maturation and Bioreactor Charter; and the Cell Culture and Harvest Charter.

ACC’s Smart Solution for a secure data pipeline to support Covid vaccine manufacturing

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Johnson & Johnson’s pharmaceutical arm, Janssen, embarked on a global effort to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. To support their goal of supplying one billion doses of vaccine, an agreement with a contract manufacturer was reached. Large-scale manufacturing of Janssen’s vaccine would take place at the contract manufacturing site, which is designed for rapid manufacturing of vaccines and other treatments in large quantities during public health emergencies.

Relocating to Frederick, MD for a BioTech Job

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Frederick, Maryland has its fair share of impressive features: it’s just 40 miles from both Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, it’s home to more than 10 craft breweries, and it’s also the site of over 80 biotech businesses.

Montgomery College Biotechnology: Educating Research and Manufacturing Associates and Scientists for the BioHealth Capital Region

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Montgomery College, Maryland’s largest and most diverse community college, provides the BioHealth Capital Region with dozens of qualified research and manufacturing associates each year.