Latest News

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…

Details

Join Our Panel of Judges

This spring, MdBio Foundation is promoting two unique student competitions that bring STEM to students at a personal level and involve cash prizes and travel awards.  The STEM Voice™ Video Competition is all about creativity: middle and high school students compete by developing 60-second videos about the importance of STEM or their STEM hero.  MdBio Foundation is also accepting applications for the…

Details

Mama Let Your Baby Grow Up to be a Biotech Trucker

MdBio Foundation is hiring! We’re now accepting applications for our next mobile laboratory instructor. If you want to apply, please send your resume with a statement of qualifications. Position: Mobile Laboratory Instructor
 Position description The Mobile Laboratory Instructor is an enthusiastic individual who presents laboratory activities in a mobile laboratory for high school students and…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

Centennial High School Junior Named as Maryland BioGENEius Finalist

Felicia Wang Advances to Philadelphia to Compete Against Top Students From Across the Nation and Canada MdBio Foundation named Felicia Wang, an Ellicott City resident and junior at Centennial High School in Howard County, the winner of the 2015 Maryland BioGENEius Challenge, the premier competition for high school students that recognizes outstanding research in biotechnology.…

Details

Finalists Announced In Innovate 4 Health Challenge

Congratulations to the high school student teams from Montgomery, Howard and Prince George’s counties, plus students representing the University of Maryland and Prince George’s Community College, for being named finalists in the Maryland Innovate 4 Health Challenge. The Innovate 4 Health Challenge is a competition in which teams, made up of high school and college students, develop solutions…

Details