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,…

MdBio Foundation brings together students and STEM professionals at inaugural LOFT event

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…

Baltimore City IGNITE students visit University of Maryland BioPark

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…

*Calling All Science Educators*

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.   http://www.project2061.org/events/workshops/assessment-overview.htm?txtRef=&txtURIOld=%2F120313%2Fevents%2Fworkshops%2Fassessment-overview%2Ehtm

Meet a Scientist/Engineer

The 2nd USA Science & Engineering Festival is coming soon to Washington, DC! Have you ever wanted to meet a Scientist/Engineer and ask them questions about what kind of work they do on a daily basis?…Now you can! Check out their website and the list of all the different Scientists/Engineers that will be participating! http://www.usasciencefestival.org/2012festival/finale-expo/meet-the-scientistengineer