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News: May 2013

JHUMCC Offers Summer Lab Research Course for Teens

CATEGORY: Academics, K-12 Outreach

Budding scientists will have an opportunity to learn the ins and outs of lab research in a new summer course offered at the Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus. The goal is to get teens interested in biotechnology early.

TruBios Partner Elected to National Academy of Sciences

CATEGORY: Tenant News

Vanderlei Salvador Bagnato was elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States. Bagnato invented the Cerca device with Roberto Trujillo, chief executive of TruBios, a biotech company located on the Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus.

Graduating Student Profiles

CATEGORY: Academics

Every year, thousands of students graduate from the Johns Hopkins University, donning caps and gowns and smiles. Behind the pomp and circumstance, though, is a student who has persevered, who has studied hard and who has balanced school with family and financial responsibilities.

Student Profile: Matt Pietras, Carey School of Business and Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

CATEGORY: Academics

Matt Pietras always was interested in science and medicine but couldn’t see himself in a laboratory or as a physician.

Student Profile: Vicki Fabiyi, School of Education

CATEGORY: Academics

Some people embark on their careers in one field and stay in that career for decades. Others take a winding road to find the right job for them. Vicki Fabiyi’s road was full of curves.

Health IT Forum Focuses on Analytics in Health Care

CATEGORY: In The Community

Johns Hopkins Montgomery County hosted a Health IT Forum, a community partnership co-sponsored by the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development, TechCouncil of Maryland and Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. The forum, which addressed “Analytics in Healthcare: Leveraging Data for Organizational Wide Improvements,” attracted entrepreneurs and IT experts from the region.

Former Lt. Gov Steele Talks to Osher about RNC, Politics

Michael Steele, former Maryland lieutenant governor and former chairman of the Republican National Committee, had, by any measure, a challenge before him when he spoke to an Osher Lifelong Learning Institute class at Johns Hopkins Montgomery County.

Research Symposium Highlights Carol Nacy, Biotech Students

CATEGORY: Academics

Dr. Carol Nacy, co-founder, chief executive and chairwoman of the board of Sequella Inc., spoke bluntly to the students assembled before her. Be aggressive on your own behalf. Ask for promotions.
Make sure people know who you are. Don’t limit your imagination. Know how to get to the next level because no one is going to reach down and pick you up. Don’t say no.