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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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Survey: STEM Professionals Cite Real World Experience as Career Catalyst for Students

  MdBio Foundation Urges Stronger Ties Between K-12 Schools and STEM Employers Rockville, Md. (May 4, 2015) – A new national survey of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) professionals carried out by the MdBio Foundation, Inc. (MdBio) in collaboration with The Science Advisory Board® finds that the majority of STEM professionals credit real-world, hands-on…

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Mid Atlantic AP Biology Teacher Academy

The NABT/BSCS Biology Teacher Academy presented in partnership with HHMI Biointeractive will focus on promoting rigor in high-school biology and AP classes through meaningful classroom experiences and pedagogical strategies that engage students in scientific inquiry. The workshop is a collaborative endeavor of NABT Academy Biology Teacher-Leaders and Virginia Wesleyan College (VWC) faculty. Experienced AP Teacher-Leaders…

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