James Sniezek – Dean of Chemical Life Sciences and Biotechnology

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James Sniezek – Dean of Chemical Life Sciences and Biotechnology
Chemical and Biological
Sciences
Curricula: 4 programs, 2 certificates
1. Life Science AS
- largest program w/814 students in ’13; up from 284 in ‘09
2. Environmental Science & Policy AS
3. Chemistry & Biochemistry AS
- 2nd largest program w/223 students in ’13; up from 100 in
‘09
4. Biotechnology AAS
- 122 students in ’13; up from 80 in ‘09
5. Biotechnology Certificate
6. Biomanufacturing Certificate
Curriculum Alignment
- Life Science program closely tied to UMCP
- Chemistry & Biochemistry program aligns well
with UMBC
- Articulation agreements in Biology with:
• Stevenson University
• Washington Adventist University
• University of Maryland, College Park @ The
Universities at Shady Grove
Open Educational Resources –
BIOL 101 General Biology
BIOL 150 Principles of Biology I
CHEM 099 Fundamentals of Chemistry
CHEM 131 General Chemistry I
More being developed
Chemical and Biological Sciences
Opportunities abound! Seize them.
Grants
3.3 million dollars in externally funded grants that
Chemical and Biological Sciences collaborates on or
administers. These are college-wide, some are interorganizational grants.
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S-STEM (5 year, $600,000 NSF grant)
T-STEM ($300,000) in collaboration with UMBC.
GT-STEP (5 year $1.8 million NSF)
NIST Internship (5 year, $500,000)
EARN BIOTrain - Maryland Department of Labor grant
Opportunities!
Translational Life Science Technology Program
• Scheduled to begin Fall 2017
• 4 year degree to be offered through UMBC with all
courses (lecture and labs) taught here in
Germantown.
• Prepare students to transition directly to industry or
to graduate school with cutting edge skills in
molecular and computational biology.
• Students will get their Associates Degree in
Biotechnology and then transition into the TLST
program.
• First 2 years of curriculum include courses in
Biotechnology, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics,
and Physics
Chemical and
Biological Sciences
Opportunities!!
Science Learning Center
Provides FREE tutoring and assistance for all courses
taught in CBS. Tutors may be either full and part time
faculty or peer tutors.
Lots of educational resources.
Check them out in BE 244.
Other Projects fostering student engagement and
success
• Spectrum Lectures
• Biotechnology club
• Green raptors environmental club
• Biology Club
• SCIR 297 Scientific Research
• Clinical Studies Workshop-primer for A+P
• STEMXpress
• STEM Information Center
• GT-STEP Summer Bridge program
Wondering about your career
options?
Not sure of which program of
study is right for you?
Will I make enough money to
live away from Mom & Dad?
Career Coach can help
1. Go to the Montgomery College Website
(www.montgomerycollege.edu)
2. Type in Career Coach in the search field
3. Click on the Career Coach link
(http://cms.montgomerycollege.edu/careerco
ach.html)
http://biologyjobs.com/
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Anatomy
Biochemistry
Biodefense
Bioinformatics
Biologist
Biology Agriculture
Biology Marketing
Biology Research Associate
Biology Sales
Biology Teaching
Biomedical
Biopharmaceutical
Biophysics
Biostatistics
Biotechnology
Botany
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Cell Biology
Job Categories:
Biology
Computational Biology
Conservation
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Molecular Biology
Developmental Biology
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Natural Resources
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Neuroscience
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Oncology
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Environmental Science
Pathology
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Genetics
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Research
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Structural Biology
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Toxicology
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Veterinary Science
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Virology
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Zoology
Ecology
Entomology
Marine Science
Medicine
Microbiology
Job Categories: Chemistry
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Agrochemistry
Analytical Chemistry
Astrochemistry
Atmospheric Chemistry
Biochemistry
Biotechnology
Catalysis
Ceramics Industry
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Information
Specialist
Chemical Sales
Chemical Technology
Chemist
Colloid Science
Consulting
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Consumer Products
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Paper Industry
Environmental Chemistry
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Patent Law
Environmental Law
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Perfume Chemistry
Ethnobotany
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Petroleum and Natural
Gas Industry
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Pharmaceuticals
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Physical Chemistry
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Plastics Industry
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Polymer Industry
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R&D Management
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Science Writer
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Software Design
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Space Exploration
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Surface Chemistry
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Teaching
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Technical Writing
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Textile Industry
Food Chemistry
Forensic Science
Geochemistry
Government Policy
Hazardous Waste Management
Inorganic Chemistry
Materials Science
Medicine
Metallurgy
Military Systems
Oceanography
Organic Chemist