Dr. Kristina Obom, Director for the Center for Biotechnology Education, speaks about keeping professional current in the field of biotechnology in interview by BioBuzz. BioBuzz is a foundation dedicated to building a more connected biotech workforce in the Maryland region. Sarah Ellinwood interviewed Dr. Obom and the article can be seen here.
Dr. Lynn Johnson Langer, Director of the Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Program, and Dr. Emil Wang, Program Coordinator and Sr. Lecturer at the Center for Biotechnology Education, attended a conference in Chile last week. The conference was 2nd AmCham International Biotechnology Conference / Exploring Entrepreneurship: Regulation, Financing and Opportunities.
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…
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…
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…
Two AAP MS in Regulatory Science students Wenny Du and Adria Tyndall and their instructor Christopher Breder are published in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery! Let’s congratulate them on their contribution. Regulatory watch: The target product profile as a tool for regulatory communication: advantageous but underused
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…
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.
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.
The Washington Post publishes an article about our MS in Regulatory Science program: “Regulatory science degrees help researchers think outside the lab.” “Learning about the entire total product life cycle at the Johns Hopkins program really helped me to understand all the facets of product development and regulatory approval pathways,” says Jonathan Helfgott, who also read more…
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