5 Questions with Nur A. Hasan, Ph.D., MBA, CEO of EzBiome Inc.

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Dr. Hasan is a molecular microbiologist specialized in genomics, microbiome R&D, and strategic development of technology innovation in the biotech and life science industries. His work has resulted in multiple patents and hundreds of peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, and conference proceedings in the field of microbial genomics, microbiome, molecular ecology, and infectious diseases.

Q&A: JLL’s Pete Briskman on Montgomery County’s Life Science Market – Commercial Observer

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With the highest concentration of Ph.D.s in the country — plus proximity to the government, top-tier medical universities and numerous biomedical companies — the life sciences sector in Montgomery County is ripe to accelerate in the coming years.
There’s also a rising interest among building owners in converting assets to lab, research and biotech space throughout the D.C. region.
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Pete Briskman, JLL’s executive managing director and co-lead for the firm’s mid-Atlantic life sciences practice, spoke with Commercial Observer about why the area is so popular and his belief that demand will continue in the months and years ahead.
Commercial Observer: How would you portray Montgomery County’s life sciences business as we stand here in the first week of August?

Alexandria Real Estate Equities Plans 200K SF Lab Building To Kick Off Huge Rockville Project

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Montgomery County is set to consider plans for the first phase of a five-building life sciences project in Rockville.

An affiliate of life sciences giant Alexandria Real Estate Equities filed plans for a 200K SF research and development building as part of an 18-acre project on Darnestown Road. The Montgomery County Planning Board is scheduled to hear the plans on July 29.

Bethesda Beat Opinion: Pandemic has underscored how crucial the life science workforce is

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Doctors, nurses, and other health care workers have demonstrated heroic efforts on the front line of the fight against COVID-19. As a result, many students are even more motivated to pursue these careers.

The Life Sciences Expansion Capitol: How Montgomery County, MD, Became a Top Life Sciences Destination

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (AUPH)
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Last month, I was chosen to speak on a panel with leaders in the biotech industry and we all had two things in common: a great appreciation for this emerging life sciences region along with office headquarters in Montgomery County, MD.

Regional Collaborations Emerge to Address the Biomanufacturing Workforce Crisis

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We have been covering the biomanufacturing workforce at length this year because it remains one of the most important topics for companies in today’s near full-employment job market.

Maryland Governor Hogan Tours Site of Future Novavax Headquarters in Gaithersburg

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Governor Larry Hogan today toured the site of the future Novavax headquarters in Gaithersburg and celebrated the unveiling of plans for the new campus. Novavax is a clinical stage vaccine company that works to deliver novel products to prevent a broad range of infectious diseases, including COVID-19.