HBN’s mission is to bring together the academic and industrial sides of science to strengthen the biotech community at Hopkins and beyond. We at HBN focus on providing hands-on experiences and thought-provoking resources to dissect critical issues in biotechnology, helping our members build their network to become broadly effective scientists.

Upcoming Events

BioPitch Competition 2020

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Thursday November 5th AT 4PM!  Considering having your own startup? Join us!   RSVP Here! Come support your local Johns Hopkins community members as they pitch their startup ideas to…

Discovery Entrepreneurship Series from HBN-Transition into entrepreneurship after graduation

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THIS Wednesday AT 6PM!  Interested in learning more about transitioning into entrepreneurship after graduation.  RSVP Here! Dr. Amir Manbachi is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins…

Discovery Entrepreneurship Series from HBN

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THIS THURSDAY AT 4PM!  Interested in learning more about entrepreneurship in the biomedical industry and how YOU can get involved? Come learn about the Maryland Development Center and internship opportunities. The Maryland…

“Drug Discovery Case Studies” Course at Johns Hopkins Drug Discovery

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Johns Hopkins Drug Discovery (https://drugdiscovery.jhu.edu/) will offer “Drug Discovery Case Studies” (ME:200.707) in 2020 Fall semester (via Zoom). This course covers drugs that have made a significant impact on patients’…

Hopkins Biotech Podcast: “Janice Logan – Patenting Scientific Insights”

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Hopkins Biotech Podcast: “Janice Logan – Patenting Scientific Insights” Curious about patenting your research or about careers in intellectual property (IP) law? Check out the latest episode, featuring Dr. Janice Logan, PhD, JD is an…

News & Featured Newsletter Articles

HBN CASSS Mentorship Program and Industry Sponsorship Program

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W. Taylor Cottle, PhD Candidate, HBN President The Hopkins Biotech Network continues to work towards building its network with industry and local leaders in the Baltimore Biotech and Pharma space….

Hopkins Biotech Podcast

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Roshan Chikarmane, Co-Director of Alumni Relations, Ph.D. Candidate at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Curious about career opportunities for life science students in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, consulting, venture capital, and other…

HBN will be postponing any in-person events above 25 people

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To our readers, In the best interest of our community and in compliance with university policies, HBN will be postponing any in-person events above 25 people, and instead will host…

BioPitch Business Pitch Competition 2020

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For a second time, the Entrepreneurship Mentoring Program (EMP) at HBN is partnering with FastForwardU and the Carey Business School  to host the BioPitch Business Competition at Johns Hopkins University…

Hopkins Biotech Network mourns U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings Passing

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By Lawrence Jones, Ph.D. Editor I last saw Representative Cummings at Hopkins on the Hill, last June.  JHU (2019) “Hopkins on the Hill is a biennial showcase of the range,…

Springboard Enterprises, Hopkins Biotech Network and Carey Business School Presents Second Annual Dolphin Tank

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By: Danielle Bouchard, Eva Shrestha, Jessica Joseph and Lawrence Jones On Friday, March 8, 2019, from a 24th floor sky view,  Springboard Enterprises(represented by Marissa Jennings), Hopkins Biotech Network (represented…

Dolphin Tank 2019

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For a second time, the Entrepreneurship Mentoring Program (EMP) at HBN is partnering with Springboard Enterprises – a highly-vetted expert network of innovators, investors and influencers who are dedicated to…

Dolphin Tank 2019

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Do you have a healthcare or biotech business idea? For a second time, the Entrepreneurship Mentoring Program (EMP) at HBN is partnering with Springboard Enterprises – a highly-vetted expert network…

HBN Trek to Emergent BioSolutions at Bayview October 2018

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by Yazmin Rovira Gonzalez Ph.D. Candidate at  Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Cellular and Molecular Medicine Drug manufacturing facility of Emergent BioSolutions at Bayview campus located in Baltimore, Maryland. Image…

Hopkins Alumnus: Dr. Jennifer R. Cohen, Ph.D., Equity and Inclusion Entrepreneur in the Northern California Bay Area

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Interview by Devika Nair Johns Hopkins Masters in Biotechnology Student and  San Francisco Bay Area Scientist Abstract: Dr. Jennifer R. Cohen (photo below) is a vibrant visionary leader with a…

Secrets in the Life Sciences: The Saga Continues!  Part III

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Written by JHU Alumnus Drew Bennett As covered previously in part 1 and part 2 of this “hypothetical yet educational” intellectual property story, Jack and Jill have several criteria to…

Tales From the Start up Financing Front on the West Coast

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by Johns Hopkins Alumnus Dr. Jeff Oster, Ph.D., J.D. This is an article for the Hopkins Bio Network to share experiences with fellow alumni who are considering taking the plunge…

A Personal Overview of the Boston Biotech Meetings in 2018 and Company Highlight on Echelon, Inc.

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By Nate Hughes Johns Hopkins Alumnus MPH ‘12 As Director of Strategic Partnerships in North America for a bio engineering software firm called Bio-G based in Berkeley, CA, I am writing…

Beauty and the Biofilm: Biofilm Presence in Injectable Cosmetic Procedures

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Authored by Veta Obazenu Johns Hopkins Graduate Student Biofilm is a familiar topic in dentistry and internal medicine. The bacteria containing biofilm can be found commonly in the mouth in…

Sonification

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Written by Gwynneth Borges, Graduate Student Anyone who has ever listened to music knows the effect that music can have on the mind and body. It can calm you after…