This spring, MdBio Foundation is continuing its partnership with the Biotechnology Institute to bring the BioGENEius Challenge to Maryland high school students. Two Maryland students will be selected to travel to San Diego, CA to compete in the international competition focusing on original research in biotechnology. Last year’s finalists, Joy Zeng from Poolesville High School,…Details
The Tech Council of Maryland (TCM) will continue its tradition of honoring the best and brightest in STEM educators at its annual Industry Awards Celebration at the Bethesda North Marriott on May 15, 2014. The STEM Educator of the Year Award recognizes Maryland educators who are furthering excellence in their classroom while exciting K-12 students…Details
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