Individualized Genomics and Health

New Concentration in Regenerative and Stem Cell Technologies

Regenerative and Stem Cell Technologies Concentration

Author: Ellen Poltilove Johns Hopkins University is launching a new concentration in Regenerative and Stem Cell Technologies within the Master of Science in Biotechnology. Students will become knowledgeable about areas including regenerative medicine, cell therapy, gene therapy and tissue engineering. The concentration will be offered through the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences Advanced Academic Programs. Most read more…

Kristina Obom, Patrick Cummings and Josh Olszewicz Had Their Article Published in the Journal of Visualized Experiments, JoVE

Kristina Obom, Patrick Cummings and one of the Center for Biotechnology Education faculty members Josh Olszewicz had their article published in the Journal of Visualized Experiments, JoVE. Nanopore DNA Sequencing for Metagenomic Soil Analysis. J. Vis. Exp. (130), e55979, doi:10.3791/55979 (2017) Abstract This article describes the steps for construction of a DNA library from soil, preparation read more…

Emerging Opportunities in Biotechnology 2017

Emerging Opportunities in Biotechnology 2017

The Center for Biotechnology Education invited four alums to discuss their experiences while pursuing their MS degrees and career paths and industry opportunities provided by their MS degrees. From left to right: Martin Mao (MS Bioscience Regulatory Affairs – currently MS Regulatory Science), Project Manager for Astra Zeneca; Gopi Vyas (MS Bioinformatics), Bioinformatics Analyst II read more…

MS in Individualized Genomics and Health at American Society for Human Genetics Conference

MS in Individualized Genomics and Health Program Director, Dr. Kris Obom, and Center for Biotechnology Education Academic Program Coordinator, Rachael Romano, showcased the new Individualized Genomics and Health degree at the American Society of Human Genetics 2017 Annual Conference. The 67th Annual Conference of the American Society of Human Genetics was be held in Orlando, Florida, read more…

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

Regulatory Science AAP JHU Sidebar

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

Hidden Figures

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…

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