MdBio Foundation Names Poolesville High School Senior as 2016 Maryland BioGENEius Finalist

MdBio Foundation today announced that Anantha Sriya Reddy, a Clarksburg, Md., resident and senior at Poolesville High School in Montgomery County, Md., is winner of the 2016 Maryland BioGENEius Challenge, the premier competition for high school students that recognizes outstanding research in biotechnology. As the Maryland BioGENEius finalist, Reddy will attend the 2016 BIO International Convention in San Francisco,…

Inaugural Baltimore ATLAS event brings high school students closer to STEM careers

MdBio Foundation partnered with the Tech Council of Maryland to bring the Advancing Tomorrow’s Leaders + STEM (ATLAS) college and career symposium to Baltimore on May 1. The Merrick School of Business at the University of Baltimore opened its doors to over 140 ATLAS participants, including students from nearby schools such as Western High School…

Neil Davey, Montgomery Blair HS senior, named 2014 Maryland BioGENEius Challenge winner

Neil Davey (pictured left), Montgomery Blair HS 2014 Maryland BioGENEius Challenge Winner Early Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment through the Detection of Circulating Tumor Cells using Drop-based Microfluidics   Kushi Ranganath, Thomas S. Wootton HS Effects of pancreatic α cell-specific deficiency of the G protein α-subunit (Gsα) on islet cell morphology Runner Up    Vishnu Rachakonda,…

Congressman Steny Hoyer visits MdBioLab

Congressman Hoyer Tours MdBioLab at Surrattsville HS

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) visited MdBioLab at Surrattsville High School on March 10. While visiting the MdBioLab, he received a tour of the mobile laboratory, met with students, and participated in teacher Abimbola Akinmolayan’s AP Biology class. Akinmolayan’s students used agarose gel electrophoresis to analyze hemoglobin molecules while on MdBioLab.  The students conducted the…