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Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS) Career Day 2017

RAPS (Regulatory Affairs Professional Society)

On Saturday, May 13, 2017, AAP students and regulatory professionals experienced an informative, engaging, opportunity filled career day at the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS) Mid-Atlantic Region Career Day 2017. Participants were able to meet directly with employers as well as attend multiple career development sessions on our Rockville campus. Associate Program Director Tom Colonna read more…

First of the Fall 2017 Practicum Term Papers Published in RAPS Regulatory Focus

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Our recent graduate in the MS Regulatory Science program, Gregory Ramina, published his practicum term paper, Regulation and Oversight of Gene Therapy in the US, in RAPS Regulatory Focus. Gregory’s article discusses the evolution, potential uses and regulatory aspects of gene therapy and includes funding, delivery mechanisms, bioethics and steps toward clinical trial implementation. Several more of read more…

“Hidden Figures” Film Screening Sparks Conversation on Women, Minorities in Science

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The panelists noted that although the number of women earning undergraduate degrees in the sciences is rising steadily, their trajectory to senior positions hasn’t followed suit. “For leadership positions, the numbers for women at the top is woefully low,” said Lynn Johnson Langer, Director of Regulatory Science and Enterprise Programs for JHU’s Advanced Academic Programs. Read more read more…

Lynn Johnson Langer and Debra Bowes at Women In Bio DC/Baltimore Chapter’s Holiday Gala

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AAP’s Program Director for Regulatory Science and Enterprise Programs, Lynn Johnson Langer, as well as one of our students, Debra Bowes (Masters in Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship) will be speakers at Women In Bio DC/Baltimore Chapter’s Holiday Gala. Both will be discussing their leadership experience and present the WIB Scholarship award.

MS in Biotechnology Students among the Winners of the CAI-NASA SPACE RACE Competition

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Team Genetoo, composed of several students from the AAP MS in Biotechnology program, won a startup competition, sponsored by NASA and the Center For Advancing Innovation (CAI). Genetoo focused its efforts on a NASA patent, entitled “Surface Particle Contamination Mitigation Methods,” designed to deliver technology able to significantly impact healthcare in the United States and read more…

JHU-RAPS Career Day Photos

The RAPS (Regulatory Affairs Professional Society) was hosted its Mid-Atlantic Regional Career Day on Saturday, May 21, on the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County campus in Rockville, MD. Johns Hopkins University was a sponsor of this event.