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America Invents Act in Action: New Satellite USPTOs By Monique Carter

Intellectual property is at the core of novel biotechnology product development and commercialization.  Effective use of the legal protection afforded by the branch of law encourages risk and innov...

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The Democratization of Medicine By Neil Rens

Dr. Eric Topol is director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute , Chief Academic Officer of Scripps Health, and Professor of Genomics at the Scripps Research Institute. A practicing cardi...

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Is it the end of the Blockbuster era? By Drew Bennett

David Cook opened the first Blockbuster video store in October of 1985 near Skillman and Northwest Highway in Dallas, Texas.  Cook had a background in managing large databases, and at the same time...

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How to secure an adjunct faculty position and why you should consider it By Elizabeth Petro

Monday, February 24th, the Maryland Section of the American Chemical Society and Stevenson University hosted an extremely well-attended dinner and panel discussion entitled, “How to find short term...

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Startups and Stock Options by Rahul Bose

Have you ever thought about joining a startup?   Many students are contemplating careers within the life sciences industry and joining an early stage company is likely to be among the most ex...

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Top 10 Jobs in Demand for the Next Decade: How to Get There, What to Expect, Where to Apply By Rodolfo Rudy Ham-Zhu

In 2012, one of the magazines with most circulation in biotech, Genetic and Engineering News, published a list of the Top 10 jobs that will be in demand in the next decade. In the list they provide...

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Generic Drugs – are the laws denying the poor of healthcare? By Shantan Reddy

Time and again, there has been a lot of controversies over the issue of marketing generic drugs, extending patents on existing drugs, several tussles over the existing drug laws and above all the humanitarian concern of denying medications to the people who might not be able to afford them.

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HBN is a non-profit organization present at the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore created with the purpose of building a strong partnership between biotechnology ac...

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