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,…

From BioGENEius to the White House Science Fair

From whitehouse.gov: Teen Tackles Early Cancer Detection Neil Davey, 20, of Gaithersburg, Maryland, took on the study of cancer for his International BioGENEius Challenge project. Neil’s goal was to detect cancer early, when there are often more treatment options and better outcomes for cancer patients. His technique uses a combination of drop-based microfluidics and polymerase chain…

Students from Clarksburg High School and University of Maryland Awarded Top Prizes in Maryland Innovate 4 Health Challenge

Winning Projects on Vaccinations and Preventing Pre-Diabetes in Children Honored by CHIDS, Maryland HealthTech Coalition and MdBio Foundation  Anurudh Ganesan from Clarksburg High School in Montgomery County and Junaed Siddiqui, a Ph.D. student at the University of Maryland (UMD) were selected as winners of the Maryland Innovate 4 Health Challenge, which took place as part…

East Regional Winners of the 2015 STEM Voice Video Competition Announced

The Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes (CSBI), a group of non-profits organized to advance education, entrepreneurship and STEM workforce development, announced the winners of the STEM Voice video competition in collaboration with MdBio Foundation (Rockville, MD,) EDUCATE Center of the iBIO Institute (Chicago, IL) and the Biocom Institute (San Diego CA). CSBI congratulates the East…