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Getting Back to Work: Funders Partner to Invest in Training that Makes a Difference

Four months after being laid off from her job as a mail operator at a local Baltimore business, Caléche Arrington applied to participate in a program she hoped would prepare her for employment in Baltimore’s growing biotechnical sector. With a husband also unemployed and four daughters to […]

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The outlook is improving.

I was at the 2012 Bio Conference in Boston, Massachusetts two weeks ago.   This annual meeting is organized by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and focuses mostly on the biopharma sector of biotech.  BIO keeps a close eye on the business of biotech and reports industry progress. […]

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BioTechnical Institute of Maryland Giving Forward

by Jennifer Hornstein 5/3/12 via life technologies.com Timothy Fawcett, PhD is currently the Director of the BioTechnical Institute of Maryland. He plays a significant role in removing barriers to entry into the scientific field for people that might not otherwise have the opportunity to begin a career in science. […]

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CNN Visit....

CNN visits BTI's classroom laboratories in Baltimore, Maryland in their report highlighting job training programs which provide new career opportunities and better earning potential for minorities.

The BTI Story....

The BTI Laboratory Associates Program provides tuition-free training in basic laboratory skills to bright, ambitious, unemployed and under-employed Maryland residents.

BTI Success....

BioTechnical Institute of Maryland graduate Ervin Griffin shares how BTI helped him rediscover his passion for science and learning, and the positive changes the program made in his life.