This UMD Program is Solving Critical Challenges for both Startups & Commercial Biotechs

Get to know The Biotech Research & Education Program Three of the top challenges that most start-up biotech companies experience are a lack of (1) the laboratory and equipment resources, (2) the skilled manpower and (3) the money that they need to scale their technology. Without these three components good technology will either sit on the shelf awaiting the needed funding…

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An Inside Look at How Three CEOs are Revolutionizing the Immuno-Oncology Field

Recap of the CEO Talks panel – The Buzz on Immuno-Oncology Ninety local leaders, professionals, and scientists from the biotech community were eagerly gathered at Montgomery College for the series premier of CEO Talks, hosted by BioBuzz. Participants had the opportunity to listen to an all-star panel of three Chief Executive Officers discuss their business’ place…

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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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