On Saturday November 16, participants of the first ever Maryland Leaders on Fast Track (LOFT) symposium gathered at Johns Hopkins University in Rockville to explore STEM careers. The event, hosted by MdBio Foundation and Hispanic Heritage Foundation, drew over 150 participants from Maryland, Virginia, and D.C. The symposium brought together a diverse student body from…Details
MdBioLab made the trip to Canton, OH this summer, but it wasn’t for the football hall of fame. The truck was sent to OBS, Inc., the original manufacturer of the mobile laboratory, for an interior and exterior makeover. Having served more than 100,000 students since it hit the road in 2002, the 10 year-old lab…Details
On December 5, Jane Shaab, Executive Director of the University of Maryland BioPark, welcomed over 40 Baltimore City high school students to the biomedical research park located at the heart of the UMB campus in Baltimore. The BioPark facility hosts a community of life science companies and academic research centers that work to produce a variety…Details
Voice of America (VOA) visited MdBioLab at Patapsco High School in Baltimore last month to see the innovative STEM program in action. Watch their coverage of MdBioLab to see how MdBio Foundation’s mobile laboratory creates authentic STEM career experiences on a mobile laboratory. MdBio Foundation has been getting a lot of attention from the press…Details
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — Instead of looking at pictures in textbooks or working with simulations on computers, high school students across Maryland have a chance to experiment with professional scientists while using the latest lab equipment.
Renata Burnett was at a loss for words when her daughter, Valentina, completed the Young Science Explorers Program (YSEP), a youth science camp for Maryland students entering the seventh and eighth grade. “Valentina really liked the camp. It meant a lot to her,” said Burnett about her daughter’s involvement, “She could not wait to be…Details
Jen Gruber, a senior at Rockville’s Magruder High School couldn’t believe her luck. As a member of the class who helped the MdBioLab reach a major milestone, she immediately took to social media tweeting, “Woooo 100,000th [student] class @mdbiolab.” For MdBioLab, MdBio Foundation’s unique custom-built 45-foot mobile bioscience laboratory for Maryland high school students, February 28,…Details
Welcome to the premiere issue of MdBioWire, the new quarterly e-newsletter from the innovative science education advocates at MdBio Foundation, Inc. Through MdBioWire, we hope to chronicle for you how we pursue an incredibly vital mission: inspiring the next generation of scientists in Maryland and beyond. This work is important. Science education is a bellwether…Details
Check out the upcoming AAAS Project 2061 Assessment Workshops in Washington, DC. This is an interactive three-day workshop that outlines Project 2061’s approach to science assessment. There are two sessions available, May 30-June 1 and October 17-19, 2012. Click on the link below for more information, including registration.