Dates: October 30 - December 11, 2023

Meets: Mondays, October 30 - December 11, 2023, 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Location: The Village at Rockville

Cost: $0.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.


Please note: this course requires membership in Annual Membership or Annual Membership or Annual Membership or The Village at Rockville Membership or Semi-Annual Membership or Semi-Annual Membership

The products of biotechnology impact our lives every day, particularly in the area of health. Montgomery County is home to one of the largest concentrations of Biotech companies in the USA. In this course, we’ll cover current topics in this exciting and growing area. Topics will include your Microbiome and its impact on health and disease, an introduction to personalized medicine with a special emphasis on cancer and brain health advances, an update on COVID-19 and a review of what Biotech companies are doing in Montgomery County. The class will be lecture and discussion based.

Fee: $0.00

The Village at Rockville

9701 Veirs Drive
Rockville, MD 20850

Kristina Obom

Kristina Obom, PhD, is Director of the Center for Biotechnology Education and the Program Director for the Master of Science in Bioinformatics Biotechnology programs, Johns Hopkins University. She received her BA in Natural Sciences/Public Health from Johns Hopkins, her MPH in Infectious Disease Epidemiology from Yale, and her PhD in Biomedical Sciences from Mt. Sinai School of Medicine/City University of New York. She was a 2006 recipient of the Martin Luther King Award for Community Service and a 2009/2010 ASM/NSF Biology Scholar.
Date Day Time Location
10/30/2023Monday10 AM to 12 N The Village at Rockville
11/06/2023Monday10 AM to 12 N The Village at Rockville
11/13/2023Monday10 AM to 12 N The Village at Rockville
11/27/2023Monday10 AM to 12 N The Village at Rockville
12/04/2023Monday10 AM to 12 N The Village at Rockville
12/11/2023Monday10 AM to 12 N The Village at Rockville


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