CREST Events

As part of bringing together academia and industry, CREST holds various events ranging from discussion panels to networking opportunities. Whether you are a student looking for an internship or a professional looking to find your next partner, CREST has something for you. 

Take a look at a recent event we hosted to celebrate the students that found internships through CREST. 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Opioid Addiction: Path to Wellness.

January 22, 2019 5:30-7:00 pm

Come learn about strategies to fight opioid addiction through new research and theory in counseling, drug treatment and human compassion.

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GROW Frederick Ag

January 22, 2019 5:30-7:00 pm

An informational and networking forum for regional agriculture community held on March 5th at Fox Haven Farm in Jefferson, MD 21755.

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Q&A: Master’s of Chemical and Life Sciences Program

January 22, 2019 5:30-7:00 pm

Frederick CREST is inviting local high school and middle school science teachers to learn more about the University of Maryland’s Masters in Chemical & Life Science program. Dr. Bretton Kent, Director of Master of Life Sciences Programs will give a presentation followed by a Q&A session. Join us to learn how CREST and UMD can help advance your career.

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Computer Intelligence and Data Science

February 07, 2019 8:00 to 9:00 AM

Join fellow biotech professionals for this exclusive quarterly series that brings together the area biotech community for an inside look at local biotech advances, a chance to share expertise as well as network with other scientists and entrepreneurs in the area. Scientists are harnessing the power of supercomputers, vast data repositories, and leading-edge technologies to accelerate the fight against cancer. Time is of the essence.

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Tissue Chips: Developments, Challenges, & Applications

Thursday, January 24, 2019 3:30 PM - 6:00PM

These seminars will focus on recent advances in the Tissue Chip field, an overview of regulatory challenges, as well as future scientific applications. Microphysiological systems (MPS), or Tissue Chips, are 3-D scaffolds composed of human tissues and cells designed to model the structure and function of human organs, such as the lung, liver, and heart. Tissues chip systems can closely mimic human function, in many ways more accurately then 2-D systems and animal models.

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Human Primary Cells: Drug Discovery Uses and Applications

Wednesday, December 20, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:30PM

Join fellow members of Frederick’s scientific community for this exclusive seminar on primary cells. A chance to learn and share expertise, as well as, network with other scientists and students in the Frederick area.
Dr. Albert’s seminar focuses on the advantages of using primary cell cultures (derived directly from human tissues) in place of traditional transformed cell lines for a wide variety of vitro studies focusing on many different aspects of cell physiology.

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F³ Tech Symposium – Agriculture & Aquaculture: The Newest Emerging Technology Sector

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:00PM

  Free Forum Inspires Entrepreneurs and Investors in Agritech and Aquatech Start-Ups Food growers, investors and technologists convene to create new tech industry   The Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center (ESEC), TEDCO and MidAtlantic Farm Credit will convene investors, entrepreneurs, watermen, farmers, academics and service providers at the third regional F³ Tech Symposium “Agriculture & Aquaculture: […]

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Biotech Connector Event ‘Seeing the Science’

Thursday, November 1, 2018 7:30 AM

Join fellow biotech professionals for this exclusive quarterly series that brings together the area biotech community for an inside look at local biotech advances, a chance to share expertise as well as network with other scientists and entrepreneurs in the area. ‘SEEING THE SCIENCE’ TOPICS INCLUDE: Focused Ion Beam Scanning Electron Microscopy: a 3-D Window […]

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Youth STEM Career Fair

Saturday, October 27th at 2:00pm

At C. Burr Artz Public Library Come out and see us at the Youth STEM Career Fair on Saturday the 27th.  The event will take place in the CBA Community Room.  You do not need to sign up or register for this event walk-ins are welcome . The event is targeted toward 16-21 year olds […]

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Fort Detrick October Networking Breakfast

Tuesday, October 9th 7:30-9:00

Fort Detrick October Networking Breakfast sponsored by CREST (Center for Research and Education in Science and Technology). Learn about opportunities to grow your business with interships, apprenticeships, and workforce development programs. This event will feature a panel with representatives from: Frederick County Public Schools, Washington County Public Schools, Frederick Community College, Hagerstown Community College, Hood College, […]

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