JLABS @ Washington, DC | UnMasked: We All Breathe – A Film Exploring the Dark Truth Behind MDR TB

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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is in the news lately and for good reason. Diseases that were once easy to treat are becoming increasingly difficult to cure. But the largest contributor to AMR is a disease that rarely makes headlines – drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB), the world’s only airborne drug-resistant infection. DR-TB makes up a third of the [….]

How Emergent BioSolutions Has Built A Mission Driven Culture

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Each month we feature employers who stand out by going above and beyond to create a positive impact within the community and their workforce.  This month we met up with Emergent BioSolutions, a flagship biotech company in Maryland with its headquarters and product development facility in Gaithersburg, two manufacturing facilities in Baltimore and a fill/finish [….]

Why Qiagen pays its employees to volunteer

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  When QIAGEN, an international biotech company with a location in Montgomery County, MD, was a young company over 20 years ago, its employees fostered a culture of service and community.  From that volunteer-focused tradition, QIAGEN developed their community service initiative, a benefit that all QIAGEN employees now receive. Each year, every employee is given [….]