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MdBio Foundation Receives $50,000 Grant from AstraZeneca and MedImmune

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…

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MdBioLab visits students in Montgomery Village

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…

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AT&T Contributes $30,000 to MdBio Foundation

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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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Volunteer opportunities with MdBio Foundation

Are you interested in supporting the MdBio Foundation’s mission?   There are several opportunities for you to volunteer for MdBio programs and events. We are always in need of volunteers with a variety of backgrounds and educational levels. Keep reading to learn about some different ways you can help out.   ATLAS – Advancing Tomorrow’s Leaders +…

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