Vigene Biosciences Sees Growth Through a Commitment to Gene Therapy and Rare Diseases

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About a year ago, BioBuzz attended the grand opening of Vigene Biosciences (Vigene) brand new headquarters in Rockville, Maryland. It was a fantastic day for Vigene, the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR), and for the patients and families of people suffering from cancer and rare genetic diseases.

Emergent Rallies to Meet COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Challenge

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Emergent BioSolutions’ contract development and manufacturing (CDMO) business is playing a crucial role in supporting the battle against COVID-19. The company has contracted with multiple vaccine makers, including AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson, to manufacture the preventative medications.

Join the Lonza Walkersville, Maryland Team, Enable a Healthier World

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Lonza’s Walkersville, Maryland site is seeking new talent to support a growing portfolio of exciting projects. As part of this hiring campaign, the Walkersville site is hosting a Virtual Recruiting Event on January 26th so that job candidates can learn more about Lonza, its culture, and the opportunities available at the Walkersville location, which is just a short drive from downtown Frederick, Maryland, one the region’s most popular destinations.

Modavar Pharmaceuticals Opens 22,000 Square Foot Manufacturing Facility, Bolstering Frederick, Maryland Biotech Hub

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Modavar Pharmaceuticals (Modavar), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Indian pharma giant Cadila Pharmaceuticals, recently opened a brand new, state-of-the-art, 22,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Frederick, Maryland, adding a prestigious new life science company to the blossoming Frederick biotech hub.

In Conversation with Tia Lyles-Williams, Founder and CEO of LucasPye BIO and HelaPlex

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Tia Lyles-Williams, the founder & CEO of LucasPye BIO (LPB) and HelaPlex, is on a mission to lower development and manufacturing costs for emerging life science companies while bringing greater diversity to the life science industry.

Advanced BioScience Laboratories, Inc. is Growing and Seeking Exceptional Life Science Talent

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Rockville, Maryland’s Advanced BioScience Laboratories, Inc. (ABL) is a rapidly growing biotech company that provides expert contract manufacturing and laboratory research services to customers across the globe. The company delivers best-in-class GMP manufacturing and immunology solutions for gene therapies, oncolytics, vaccines, and other immunotherapeutics to life science organizations, and government agencies.

5 Questions with Kurt Elam, Senior Director, Sales & Marketing for LabOwl

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Kurt Elam joined ACC/Lab Owl in 2017 with 20+ years of specialty biopharmaceutical experience, focused primarily on oncology, infectious disease, and critical care/ICU medicine. He has overseen and managed the successful launch of over 16 new FDA approved products/compounds or new indications, and worked to gain formulary approval in managed care organizations, thereby improving access for patients.

5 Questions with Chad Schneider, PE, MSE, President & Founder of Root3 Labs

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Mr. Schneider is a mechanical design engineer with over 20 years of engineering experience in the design of complex electromechanical prototypes and products. He earned a BS in mechanical engineering with Honors from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a MSE in mechanical engineering from Johns Hopkins University with a focus on haptics and medical robotics. In 2012, he founded Root3 Labs to focus on practical R&D for the medical device and defense industries.

Emergent Biosolutions Seeks Biomanufacturing Talent for Three Maryland Manufacturing Facilities at Forefront of COVID-19 Battle

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Maryland’s leading vaccine manufacturer, Emergent Biosolutions (Emergent) is a global biopharmaceutical company that has become a key player in the BioHealth Capital Region’s (BCHR) fight against COVID-19.

5 Questions with Nick Droste, Supervisor, Emergent BioSolutions Postfill Manufacturing Supervisor

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Andrew Davis is Vice President at Scheer Partners and helps run the scientific real estate practice. Andrew lives in Maryland but assists scientific companies identify, negotiate, and build space in the Biohealth Capital Region, Philadelphia / Greater PA, and Massachusetts.