Here’s our Summer 2022 Roundup of top Maryland life sciences companies with more than 10 active job listings across a wide range of fields and experience levels.
Today, we are excited to announce the winners of our 2nd Annual BioBuzz Awards. The BioBuzz Awards are a celebration of the exciting and groundbreaking work being done by the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) life science community and the individuals that make innovation happen across Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.
We’re excited to announce this year’s finalists for the second annual 2021 BioBuzz Awards. These awards celebrate the people and companies across our regional community and their efforts and accomplishments to impact human health and build a stronger biotech community.
The growing life sciences ecosystem in Maryland has become a shining star in the BioHealth Capital Region. The region has seen explosive growth driven by billions of federal dollars aimed at R&D efforts to combat the COVID-19 threat. And that continued growth has become a magnet for a robust supply of life sciences talent that will continue to shape the future of the state and region.
Milken Institute Report Highlights How Maryland is Growing one of the Nation’s Strongest Life Science Ecosystems
Home to an array of renowned universities, federal labs, and government resources, it’s no surprise that the globally renowned Milken Institute found that Maryland “has one of the nation’s strongest life sciences industries,” according to its recent report.
It’s clear that Maryland’s efforts to grow its recognition as a life sciences/biotech hub have paid off. However, there is still more work to be done in order for Maryland’s R&D growth trajectory to keep up with other leading hubs such as Massachusetts and North Carolina.
Over the next few years, thousands of new positions in the biopharma and life sciences industry are expected to open up across the BioHealth Capital Region and the greater Philadelphia area known as Cellicon Valley.
Whether you are fresh out of the university or a seasoned veteran, many job seekers question whether or not they should aim for large biopharmaceutical companies, such as AstraZeneca, Pfizer or GlaxoSmithKline, or look at nimble, growth-stage companies, such as American Gene Technologies, Vita Therapeutics, or BioFactura, Inc., which is currently scaling their cGMP and Quality operations.
Thanks to a unique partnership between GlaxoSmithKline and Montgomery College, students who are interested in pursuing a biotech career no longer must face this crossroad. They can now have the best of both worlds – earning a respected biotech associate degree from Montgomery College all while gaining specialized, hands-on job experience on the grounds of GSK.
With the opening of its state-of-the-art facility in Rockville in 2017, GSK has been strengthening its manufacturing presence in the US. As a result, the site’s portfolio of programs and bulk production has been growing steadily, with
Azita Adli is a passionate, innovative, and quality-minded professional with 10+ years of experience within the pharmaceutical industry. Azita has held roles within production, investigation, quality systems, and central quality throughout her career, supporting sites within GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK’s) Pharmaceutical Supply Chain.
5 Questions with KaShauna G. Rohlehr, Associate Director of Alliance, Program, and Project Management, GlaxoSmithKline
KaShauna G. Rohlehr is a highly motivated, results-driven technical and project management professional with 16+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Over her career, she has held positions within production, quality, technical, and supply chain organizations supporting vaccines and biopharmaceuticals manufacturing. She has been employed with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) for 11 years, where she is currently Associate Director of Alliance, Program, and Project Management.