Summer program for rising seventh and eighth graders

MdBio Foundation will partner with Montgomery College to provide an opportunity for middle school students to experience laboratory science, science careers and Maryland bioscience organizations.  The Young Science Explorer Program (YSEP) is a 30-hour summer workshop geared towards students entering the seventh and eighth grade in Fall 2015. Students will be engaged in a weeklong…

Maryland students targeted for mobile health competition

Maryland high school and college students can create innovative solutions to healthcare challenges such as chronic-decease management or patient-provider information exchange through a competition organized by MdBio Foundation, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS), the Maryland Health Tech Coalition and leading information technology companies. In…

Microsoft Donates $50,000 in Technology to MdBio Foundation

On Saturday, November 22, almost 1,000 people attended the grand opening of the Microsoft store at Montgomery Mall in Bethesda, Maryland. If you haven’t been to a Microsoft store opening, it’s a spectacle worth experiencing. The festivities included demos of the latest video games, technology exhibits, and the chance to test your Xbox skills against pitching ace, Stephen Strasberg.…

MdBio Foundation Receives $50,000 Grant from AstraZeneca and MedImmune

The MdBio Foundation received a grant of $50,000 from AstraZeneca and its Gaithersburg, Md.-based global biologics research and development arm, MedImmune. The grant will enable the foundation to expand its focus on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and prepare today’s students to become the workforce of tomorrow.  “Our goal is to show students the…

MdBioLab visits students in Montgomery Village

STEM Champions Senator Nancy King, AT&T Executives Join Students on MdBioLab Students at Watkins Mill High School will climb aboard Maryland’s only mobile bioscience lab for high school students Wednesday, October 22. MdBioLab, a 45-foot custom-built mobile bioscience laboratory, visits schools across Maryland to enable students to explore the life sciences through captivating experiments ranging from crime…