MdBio Foundation Inspires Washington, D.C., Students to Pursue STEM Careers at Eighth ATLAS Symposium

Partners with BEST and DoD STEM to Host College and Career Expo at University of the District of Columbia Washington, DC – May 23, 2017 – Today more than 100 students from three schools in Washington, D.C., had the opportunity to learn more about careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and get hands-on experience in…

Martians: Reality or fiction?

The mysteries of the Martian landscape have long been part of the human imagination. With the development of more sophisticated telescopes, this only grew as the complex geography of Mars was mistaken for canals built by an alien race. These theories about Mars sparked the creativity of many authors and through the years many novels…

Remote sensing ice on Mars

The Phoenix Mars lander, a collaboration between the University of Arizona and NASA, was sent to Mars in 2010 to undertake the mission of understanding the polar regions of Mars and searching for signs of water. They provide educational resources pertaining to this mission. The Remote Sensing Ice on Mars activity allows students to act as scientists using different…

MdBio’s First STEM Leadership Experience A Huge Success

On May 15, MdBio Foundation hosted the first STEM Leadership Experience, an afterschool workshop for high school girls, onboard the Mobile eXploration Lab. Designed in collaboration with MdBio’s longtime partner, MedImmune/AstraZeneca, the program is an immersive, hands-on activity designed to teach laboratory practices while building relationships between high school students and STEM professionals. During the workshop, more than…

MdBio Foundation Names Baltimore 11th Grader Rebecca Brody as Maryland BioGENEius Finalist

MdBio Foundation Names Baltimore 11th Grader Rebecca Brody as Maryland BioGENEius Finalist Brody to Compete Against Top Students From Across the Nation and Canada at 2017 Bio International Convention in San Diego, June 18-21   Rockville, MD – May 17, 2017 – MdBio Foundation today announced that Rebecca Brody, a Baltimore resident and junior at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute was named…