When you first come to Hopkins as an international student and visit the Homewood or the Medical Campus, you are filled with pride and awe. You can’t help but to stare at the famous dome or other prominent Johns Hopkins mementos that remind you of the great minds who live and work here. But [...]
CATEGORY: Meeting of the Minds
I volunteered on the Martin Luther King Day of Service, along with some 60 other people, to paint the doors and hallways of a Boys and Girls Club in Northeast D.C. This project was one of many organized by “D.C. Cares” for this day. We were not the most skilled team, but the leaders had organized well and we knew what had to be done. My friends and I worked side-by-side with young lawyers, government workers and other professionals. Except for me and my buddies, all were recently out of school. We chatted non-stop about our lives and work, while painting the targets as well as our faces, clothes and too much of the floor. At the end of three hours the hallway glistened and we were all smiling with satisfaction.
CATEGORY: Uncategorized, Meeting of the Minds
Last week, we sold our house after eight agonizing months on the market. Today was the closing. As you can imagine, despite my day job, the last thing on my mind was FDA regulations for biotech product development.
I got to the meeting early and met the man who is buying our house. He was in [...]
CATEGORY: K-12 Outreach
Students scooping cups of beans into a container may not seem like a scientific learning experience, but it is when you equate those beans with the investment needed to take a drug from discovery to commercialization.