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biotechnology program at montgomery college

Biotechnology Program

Supported by the Paul Peck Applied Science and Technology Center

Additional Resources

Science Learning Center 
Germantown Development Project 
Macklin Center for Entrepreneurship 
Links of Interest 

Science Learning Center 

The Science Learning Center is a student-centered learning environment dedicated to supporting students with their science coursework by offering quality tutoring and educational resources, incorporating technology into learning, and fostering a positive learning environment. Visit the Center's site to learn more.

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Germantown Development Project

The Germantown Development Project aims to create an integrated academic, business, and research environment on the Germantown Campus to benefit students, faculty, staff and the larger Montgomery County community. The project calls for the development of:

  • Germantown Innovation Center (completed) - to provide R&D-ready space to local start-up companies to stimulate synergy among budding entrepreneurs in the County.
  • Science and Technology Park - to provide space to companies (preference given to biotechnology, bioinformatics, IT, nanotechnology, and digital services) at all stages of development.
  • Bioscience Education Center - to house the education and training continuum from Middle Schools through Postdoctoral education.

Concept of Bioscience Education Center
Concept of Bioscience Education Center
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Rendering of Bioscience Education Center
Rendering of Bioscience Education Center
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Learn more about the project by downloading the Montgomery College Germantown Campus Development Project presentation (PDF - 6 MB).

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Macklin Business Institute's Macklin Center for Entrepreneurship

The Macklin Center for Entrepreneurship works closely with the county’s Department of Economic Development to assist high tech and biotech entrepreneurs in the county’s incubators and to extend services to other small businesses in the region. To learn more, download the "New Leadership at the Macklin Center for Entrepreneurship" story (PDF - 139 KB).

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Links of Interest


Biotechnology Industry Organization


TechCouncil of Maryland


News Sources



Gene Almanac

Institute for In Vitro Sciences

J. Craig Ventor Institute

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Nature Biotechnology

Popular Immunology

PubMed (National Library of Medicine)

Recombinant Capital

Venture Capitalists

American Technology Investments Corp.

Anthem Capital Management

Atlas Venture

Emerging Technology Partners, LLC

MedImmune Ventures, Inc.

New Enterprise Associates

Oxford Bioscience Partners

Toucan Capital Corp.


Association of University Research Parks

Beta Beta Beta (National Biological Honors Society)

Montgomery County, Maryland

Spaulding & Slye

Team Business LLC

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Federal Agencies

National Institutes of Health

National Institute of Standards and Technology

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

US Department of Energy

US Food and Drug Administration

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission



Advancis Pharmaceuticals Corp

Avalon Pharmaceuticals


BioVeris Corporation

Cylex Incorporated


Gene Logic


Glycomimetics, Inc.

Guilford Pharmaceuticals

Human Genome Sciences

Invitrogen Life Technologies 

Martek Biosciences

MedImmune, Inc.


PharmAthene, Inc. 

Qiagen Sciences 

Quality Biological, Inc.

RRD International, LLC

Sequella Incorporated

Shire Laboratories


Last updated 10/13/2011

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