BHI’s Rich Bendis Named 2017 Influential Marylander by The Daily Record

The Daily Record has named BioHealth Innovation Inc., (BHI) President and CEO Richard Bendis a 2017 Influential Marylander. Mr. Bendis is one of 51 Influential Marylanders who were selected by the publication for their significant contributions to their respective fields and leadership in the state. “It’s an honor to be chosen as an Influential Marylander…

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Mary Rose Memorial Lectureship

Many BioBuzz Members, Partners, and Sponsors know Mike Smith, Biotechnology Program Manager and Montgomery College and Founder of BioTrain. We are very sad to share the news that Mike’s wife, Mary Rose, passed away on December 28th after her battle with a T-cell lymphoma. In support of Mike during this difficult time, we wanted to share…

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WellDoc Chief Strategy Officer Dr. Anand K. Iyer on Big Data and the New “IDEA” Platform

Currently, digital health data is coming from two locations. Lab data, which is taken and documented by doctors’ offices/hospitals/etc.Then you have newer customer/patient data, which is coming from fitness trackers and smartphone apps. The challenge now is how to get true value from this data in a digital health world. WellDoc’s new framework, dubbed “IDEA,”…

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Job Hunting Advice from Experts: Part 1

BY ELIZABETH WEINGARTNER · Having watched a loved one recently go through the process, I can personally attest that job hunting is no cup of tea. It is often frustrating and rarely easy on one’s self-esteem. Earlier this week I attended a panel discussion at the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering’s(ISPE) Mid-Atlantic Life Sciences Showcase…

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Breezio Partners with BioTreks to Facilitate High School Synthetic Biology Research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Breezio partners with BioTreks to facilitate high school synthetic biology research BioTreks is the first international synthetic biology journal to be authored and reviewed by high school students. Rockville, MD — April 14, 2016 — Breezio, Inc. today announced the release of a virtual conference and competition portal for BioTreks to provide…

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Bench to B'More: “They just couldn’t cut it.” How the old school rhetoric in modern PhD programs selects against diversity

BY STEPHANIE LEHMAN · MARCH 27, 2016 Sometimes when a student fails out of a Ph.D. program, the same old school rhetoric gets passed around: “They just didn’t have ‘it.’” Professors often cite the dubious evidence that because they were able to succeed in a PhD program, if someone else can’t then they “don’t deserve…

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IBBR Request for Proposals (RFP) - GMP Bio-manufacturing Facility Available

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) is interested in proposals to lease a bio-manufacturing facility configured to produce biologicals under cGMP conditions in compliance with FDA requirements for phase I/II clinical trials. The facility is also equipped to perform process development research, preclinical manufacturing for material…

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Record Turnout at IBBR's First Bio-Networking Event

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 3, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR), a translational research institute dedicated to advancing innovative scientific discoveries to commercial applications, hosted its first bio-networking event on February 25th that brought together 250 scientists from academia, industry, government agencies, investors, and budding entrepreneurs seeking to connect with each…

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BBJ - A new virtual community looks to connect Maryland's biotech players

BioBuzz and our upcoming BioHive were recently featured in the Baltimore Business Journal by Sarah Gantz. Biohealth is all over the map in Maryland. There’s the biotech corridor in Montgomery County, where companies like MedImmune LLC and Emergent BioSolutions Inc. call home. The students and academic researchers at Johns Hopkins and University of Maryland are…

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Chief Executive Officer, Association of University Research Parks

The Association of University Research Parks (AURP) is seeking a qualified candidate to lead the organization as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The CEO will develop and execute a forward-thinking vision for the future of the AURP that reflects the marketplace, the future of research parks globally and the needs of AURP membership. The CEO’s responsibilities…

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