BioGENEius Challenge

Together with the Biotechnology Institute, MdBio Foundation hosts the Maryland BioGENEius competition. This rigorous international competition for talented high schools students in grades 9 – 12 gives students the opportunity to showcase their original research in biotechnology. Entries are due by May 1, 2017.

The Maryland finalist will have the opportunity to represent Maryland at the International BioGENEius Challenge during the annual BIO Convention. This year’s International BIO competition will be held in San Diego, CA, June 18 – 21, 2017.

Nov. 2014 | Prince George’s

ATLAS, November 2014 Over 200 participants attended the first Prince George’s County ATLAS symposium.  The Advancing Tomorrow’s Leaders + STEM (ATLAS) symposium offers an opportunity for Maryland students to learn more about rewarding careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).  On Saturday, November 8, 2014 participants of the inaugural Prince George’s County ATLAS event…

Wildlife Forensics

Wildlife Forensics Wildlife Forensics is an activity developed by MdBio Foundation to help students explore forensic science and DNA analysis. Shark fins are in incredible demand in Asia, costing hundreds of dollars a pound to be used in soups. In order to collect fins, hunters will catch sharks and de-fin them, often throwing the harmed sharks…

Transformation

Transformation Transformation is an activity created by MDBio Foundation to help students explore the process of moving genes from one organism to another using genetic transformation. This lab also explores the use of the scientific method. Genetic transformation literally means change caused by genes and involves the insertion of one or more gene(s) into an organism in…