BioBuzz Media, the go-to community platform for biotech job seekers and industry professionals looking to access employers and plug into regional biotech communities, today announced its completion of the inaugural University of Maryland Blockchain Accelerator program. BioBuzz and other participating companies pitched to more than 70 attendees, including investors, mentors and industry leaders at Demo Day on May 4, 2022.
BioBuzz Media Awards NFTs to 2021 Annual Award Winners at Baltimore Celebration
Awards recognize regional life science trailblazers in the BioHealth Capital Region
BALTIMORE, MD (May 5, 2022) – BioBuzz Media, a platform for industry professionals and job seekers looking to plug into regional biotech communities, recently celebrated the distinguished winners of the 2021 BioBuzz Awards. The event, which was attended by over 125 industry leaders, executives and professionals, was held at the new City Garage Science & Technology Center in Baltimore’s developing Port Covington neighborhood and was sponsored by Workforce Genetics, Scheer Partners, South Duvall, Weller Development, Fulton Bank, and Steer, LLC. The BioTechnical Institute (BTI) of Maryland was also a nonprofit workforce development partner.
The BioBuzz Awards were started in 2020 to celebrate the exciting and groundbreaking work being done by the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) life science community and the individuals that make innovation happen across the region.
Finalists are selected based on solicited nominations, with the community voting to determine the winners. This year there were over 4,500 votes total, more than double the number of votes from the awards’ inaugural year. Awards are distributed to winners as digital art non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
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WorkForce Genetics welcomes Steve Surdez as its new Senior Content Specialist. Steve is a familiar face to the BioBuzz community, having served as a contract writer for the past four years. In this role he will be responsible for writing and developing content across several fronts, with a focus on developing compelling content for BioBuzz’s Featured Employers.
Workforce Genetics is a life science search firm that is trusted by top growth stage and venture-backed biotech companies to attract and recruit the top talent they need to grow their business and bring their technologies to patients. It also happens to be the parent company of BioBuzz Media. Laura was one of the first recruiters in the company and has since built a great career and reputation for delivering exceptional candidate experiences.
Ezekiel Kelley Joins Workforce Genetics as Director of Operations and Workforce Development Solutions
Workforce Genetics welcomes Ezekiel Kelley as the new Director of Operations and Workforce Development Solutions. Ezekiel will establish and implement efficient operating systems to drive growth across the whole organization – including the Recruiting and BioBuzz divisions. Additionally, he will be the head architect for building innovative new workforce solutions; including a new online community and talent marketplace that seeks to expand access to virtual workforce development and education tools, increase career mobility, and democratize access to rewarding life science careers.
Sarah Ellinwood, Ph.D. Joins Workforce Genetics as Managing Editor for BioBuzz Media Workforce Genetics welcomes molecular biologist Sarah Ellinwood, Ph.D., as its new Managing Editor. Sarah will be collaborating closely [….]
Workforce Genetics welcomes Jake Thomas as the new Director of Employer Brand & Talent Communities. Jake will be responsible for growing highly engaged professional communities through BioBuzz that create value for both the community participants and for the biotech and life science companies that we support.