Single Cell RNA-Seq

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This in-depth lecture and hands-on laboratory workshop (wet lab & in silica) is ideal for those research and bench scientists who are interested in a comprehensive introduction to single cell RNA-Seq. The core of this workshop is composed of highlighting key aspects of NSG and RNA-seq methodologies, with subsequent introduction into the modern armamentarium of [….]

Gene Editing with CRISPR

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This rigorous three day program is ideal for basic research and translational biology scientists who are looking for a balanced theoretical vs. hands-on introduction to CRISPR toolkit. Taught by active researchers, this workshop features several cutting-edge presentations delivered by experts in the CRISPR/Cas9 field along with an intensive schedule of laboratory exercises. This program will [….]

NGS: Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing for Research Scientists

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This in depth lecture and hands-on computer based laboratory workshop is ideal for those bench and research scientists who have little or no bioinformatics background and are seeking a comprehensive workshop on the bioinformatics analysis of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data, particularly DNA-seq, RNA-seq, and ChIP-seq.

Antibody Validation and Characterization

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This two day program is ideal for basic research and translational biology scientists who work with antibodies on a regular basis. This program which focuses on the types of artifacts associated with antibodies and introduce them to a variety of validation methods that can be implemented in research and academic laboratories. Antibodies, and in particular [….]

R for Research Scientists

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‘R’ is a popular statistics software program used widely in various research fields. This two day lecture and hands-on computer based laboratory workshop is designed to introduce bench scientists to R programming, utilizing the different tools available for scientific data analysis. Hands-on topics will include Data Types; Import/Export Data; “Manipulation of Tabular Data”, “Basic Statistics”, [….]

Bio Innovation Conference

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Presented by Maryland Life Sciences (MDLS), a division of the Maryland Tech Council, the Bio Innovation Conference showcases Maryland’s innovation and success in the life sciences industry. The Bio Innovation Conference will connect more than 300 top life sciences professionals in the region with leading global brands, venture capitalists and promising startups, while embracing the [….]

Investment Conference Seeks to Expand Venture Capital Access in Biohealth Capital Region

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Investment Conference Seeks to Expand Venture Capital Access in Biohealth Capital Region Second annual Biohealth Capital Region Investment Conference set to connect emerging biohealth companies and investors seeking quality deals October 1, 2019 The second annual BHCR Investment Conference, which is an invitation-only event, will be held at AstraZeneca in Gaithersburg on October 15 and [….]

How Top Companies Attract, Engage and Retain Their BioHealth Workforce

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Competing for Talent in the Biohealth Capital Region Are you finding it harder to recruit, hire and retain the biotech workforce you need? Well, you’re not alone.  With the demand for talent at an all-time high, competition has never been greater.  In today’s market, Company Executives, HR leaders and Hiring Managers all need to make sure [….]

BHCR Retains #4 Ranking in GEN’s Top 10 U.S. Biopharma Clusters – Here’s Why.

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BHCR Retains #4 Ranking in GEN’s Top 10 U.S. Biopharma Clusters – Here’s Why. “Top 3 By 2023” has been the slogan for the Biohealth Capital Region (BHCR) over the past few years adopted by many economic development and industry leaders across Maryland, DC, and Virginia. After more than four years of organized effort across [….]

The BioHealth Capital Region is Growing But Still Faces Challenges Ahead

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The BioHealth Capital Region is Growing But Still Faces Challenges Ahead GEN, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, released its annual ranking of the Top Ten US Biopharma Clusters, and the Biohealth Capital Region (BHCR) retained its spot at number four (4) for 2019. In this year’s GEN Top 10 report, Alexandria Real Estate Equities executive [….]