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Students from Korea's Soon Chun Hyang University Visit JHU Montgomery County Campus


On Monday, November 17, the Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Camps hosted18 pre-med and life science undergraduate students along with three faculty members from Soon Chun Hyang University in Korea.

During their visit, the students learned about the campus, toured the JHU Center for Biotechnology Education teaching wet lab, and visited with Roger Kang, TissueGene's Chief Operating Officer. (TissueGene, located on the Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus, has developed a proprietary genetic technology with applications in the treatment and regeneration of damaged tendons, ligaments, cartilage and bones.)

The visit was part of a 5-day tour that included visits to three Hopkins campuses (the Medical Campus, Homewood, and Montgomery County Campus) and a seminar on biosimilars at the JG Business Link International office in Germantown.

"The students were very excited to see and interact with the lab and to hear from Kris [Obom, Program Director for the Master of Science in Bioinformatics and for the Master of Science in Biotechnology program]," said Wonro Lee, CEO of JG Business Link International.

The visit was coordinated by the State of Maryland Business Office - Korea, the Korea representative for the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development.

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CATEGORY: Academics