On Saturday, November 22, almost 1,000 people attended the grand opening of the Microsoft store at Montgomery Mall in Bethesda, Maryland. If you haven’t been to a Microsoft store opening, it’s a spectacle worth experiencing. The festivities included demos of the latest video games, technology exhibits, and the chance to test your Xbox skills against pitching ace, Stephen Strasberg.…Details
The MdBio Foundation received a grant of $50,000 from AstraZeneca and its Gaithersburg, Md.-based global biologics research and development arm, MedImmune. The grant will enable the foundation to expand its focus on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and prepare today’s students to become the workforce of tomorrow. “Our goal is to show students the…Details
STEM Champions Senator Nancy King, AT&T Executives Join Students on MdBioLab Students at Watkins Mill High School will climb aboard Maryland’s only mobile bioscience lab for high school students Wednesday, October 22. MdBioLab, a 45-foot custom-built mobile bioscience laboratory, visits schools across Maryland to enable students to explore the life sciences through captivating experiments ranging from crime…Details
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education in Maryland received a big boost today thanks to a $30,000 contribution from AT&T to the MdBio Foundation. The contribution will support MdBioLab, a custom-built, 45-foot mobile bioscience laboratory that visits schools across Maryland, giving students a unique opportunity to explore the life sciences through captivating experiments, ranging from…Details
SNNLive interviewed Brian Gaines, CEO of MdBio Foundation, at the BioMaryland Booth at the recent BIO International Conference in San Diego, CA.
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…Details
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,…Details
MdBio Foundation wants to make sure high school students who like science and technology follow their interest to college and a career. MdBio, along with the Tech Council of Maryland, is holding a career symposium May 1 to encourage minority students to pursue STEM beyond high school.
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…Details