Winter professional development seminars slated

Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology (INBT) will present two professional development seminars this winter to keep you informed and help you on your career path. RSVP is required to attend.

Financial careers for scientists and engineers

Sheryl Zhou

Sheryl Zhou

Sheryl Zhou of Brown Advisory, an independently owned investment firm, will visit on January 26 at 3:30pm in the Mason Hall boardroom. She will discuss opportunities and career paths for PhD scientists in the financial and consultant fields.

Zhou is a member of the equity research team covering the health care sector. Prior to joining Brown Advisory, she covered the biotech/pharmaceutical sector at Adage Capital and Cayuga Fund during business school.

Zhou received her Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from Cornell Medical School and worked at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for six years. She also received an MBA from the Johnson School at Cornell University.

Pathways to entrepreneurship

Jennifer Hammaker, Director of the Maryland Innovation Initiative at Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) will join us on February 10, also at 3:30pm in the Mason Hall boardroom. She will
discuss opportunities in entrepreneurship and business formation.

Jennifer Hammaker

Jennifer Hammaker

Prior to joining TEDCO, Hammaker was Director of the Innovation Transfer Network, a first-of-its-kind Pennsylvania network of thirteen small colleges and universities focused on commercialization.

INBT presents these professional development seminars as a service and outreach to the Johns Hopkins Community. To attend any of INBT’s professional development seminars, please RSVP to Ashanti Edwards at

For all press inquiries regarding INBT, its faculty and programs, contact INBT’s science writer Mary Spiro, or 410-516-4802.


Three new science and engineering films to premiere at INBT fest

INBT’s Annual SCIENCE and ENGINEERING Film Fest is Wednesday, July 23 at 10:30 a.m. in Schaffer 3 at Johns Hopkins University Homewood campus. Students from the summer class Science Communication for Scientists and Engineers: Video News Releases will be presenting their final projects and be availablmovie_clapper_board_clip_art_23354e for question and answer about their video news releases.

Film topics this year include drug delivery, lab-on-a-chip technology and how cells become cancerous. Don’t miss this opportunity to see the students’ work up on the big screen!!!!!!! This event is open to the entire Johns Hopkins community. FREE.

Facebook event page here.

Check out a previous video made in this class: