Leading coronavirus scientist Kizzmekia S. Corbett is joining Harvard Chan School as an assistant professor to continue vaccine development research.
Montgomery County and the region’s booming life sciences ecosystem is reaping the benefits of a talent pipeline being developed by the Universities at Shady Grove, a unique higher education campus in Rockville that brings together approximately 80 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs from nine different institutions within the University System of Maryland.
Its Women’s History Month and being on the heels of Black History Month, BioBuzz is highlighting three successful black women in industry to straddle the importance of both.
Today, we are excited to announce the winners of our inaugural 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.
UMBC-Scientific Bioprocessing, Inc. Collaboration Sparks Idea to Create More Hands-On Biotech Experience for Students
At the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), Dr. Annica Wayman, Associate Dean for Shady Grove Affairs in the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, is seeking industry partners to support the launch of a new undergraduate degree program for UMBC students that would provide real-world, hands-on biotech experience.
This year, more than ever before, we’ve seen just how important it is for us all to stay connected and work together to build a stronger biotech ecosystem. In the face of great adversity, the biotech community has risen to the challenge and formed new collaborations and partnerships to innovate and rapidly develop new medicines and tools to help us beat this pandemic.
The Bacteriophage (Phage) Therapy (PT) market is growing rapidly in the U.S. The rise of antibiotic resistant bacteria and multidrug-resistant bacteria (MDRs) across the globe has increased the value and industry acceptance of a phage approach, which can help combat bacteria that cannot be effectively treated by antibiotics. What’s more, the phage modality is a great fit for targeted personalized medicine approaches.
Montgomery College, UMBC & Frederick have kicked off a virtual fall symposium series to highlight the booming Maryland biotech industry and the education and training options available for people interested in biotechnology employment.
At BioBuzz, we’ve been beating the proverbial drum about the importance of high-quality, diverse workforce development programming for all skill levels because strong workforce development infrastructure is critical to creating sustainable growth within the BHCR’s life science ecosystem.
Sensor Technology Developed at UMBC Set to Illuminate Bioprocessing “Black Box” For years, bioprocessing engineers have struggled to monitor their experiments with large and expensive dissolved oxygen and pH electrodes [….]