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Triune Specialty Trailers Develops Largest, Most Advanced Mobile STEM Lab For MdBio Foundation

from Automation Alley | January 9, 2017 Read more > Local manufacturer Triune Specialty Trailers will deliver the country’s largest and most advanced mobile science laboratory this spring—a learning lab made for the MdBio Foundation, Inc., a Maryland-based nonprofit. This trailer, called the Mobile eXploration Lab (MXLab), will travel throughout the state of Maryland to deliver…

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MdBio Foundation is hiring!

MdBio Foundation is hiring! MdBio Foundation is hiring a team of enthusiastic individuals to operate the Verizon Innovative Learning explorer lab, a custom designed 45-foot bus that will travel to middle schools in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.  In addition to providing instruction to middle school students aboard the bus, the team will also assist in…

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AT&T Gives $25,000 to MDBio Foundation to Boost STEM Education in Maryland

From The Journal | November 15, 2016 Read more > AT&T is contributing $25,000 to the Maryland-based MdBio Foundation to boost science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the Old Line State. The contribution will support MdBio programs for underserved high school and rising middle school students, including the MdBioLab, a mobile laboratory that…

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MdBio Foundation ATLAS Symposium Inspires West Baltimore High School Students to Pursue STEM Careers

Event at University of Maryland BioPark Brings Together Science Leaders and Students for a  Day of Hands-on Experiments, Company Tours and Exploration of Future STEM Opportunities MdBio Foundation Gives Sneak Peak at Next-Generation Mobile Lab Debuting in 2017   Baltimore and Rockville, MD – November 15, 2016 – More than 100 students from the Vivien…

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MdBio Foundation Joins W.R. Grace & Co. to Host Manufacturing Day Event

Curtis Bay Facility Tour and Hands-On Experiments on MdBioLab Highlight Future Career Opportunities for Local High School Students WHO:                 MdBio Foundation and W.R. Grace & Co. WHAT:               Manufacturing Day, a worldwide celebration of modern manufacturers meant to inspire the next generation. WHERE:            W.R. Grace & Co. – Curtis Bay Manufacturing Facility…

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MdBio Foundation and University of Maryland BioPark Join Forces to Host Micropipette Challenge for 7th and 8th Graders during Baltimore Innovation Week

Event Engages Students in Hands-On Laboratory Experience on MdBioLab WHO: MdBio Foundation and University of Maryland BioPark WHAT: Micropipette Challenge at Baltimore Innovation Week WHERE:  MdBioLab at University of Maryland BioPark, 801 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 WHEN:  Monday, September 26, 2016; 10 a.m. – Noon DETAILS:   During Baltimore Innovation Week, 7th and 8th graders from the James McHenry…

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MdBio Foundation Names Poolesville High School Senior as 2016 Maryland BioGENEius Finalist

MdBio Foundation today announced that Anantha Sriya Reddy, a Clarksburg, Md., resident and senior at Poolesville High School in Montgomery County, Md., is winner of the 2016 Maryland BioGENEius Challenge, the premier competition for high school students that recognizes outstanding research in biotechnology. As the Maryland BioGENEius finalist, Reddy will attend the 2016 BIO International Convention in San Francisco,…

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From BioGENEius to the White House Science Fair

From whitehouse.gov: Teen Tackles Early Cancer Detection Neil Davey, 20, of Gaithersburg, Maryland, took on the study of cancer for his International BioGENEius Challenge project. Neil’s goal was to detect cancer early, when there are often more treatment options and better outcomes for cancer patients. His technique uses a combination of drop-based microfluidics and polymerase chain…

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Join Our Panel of Judges

This spring, MdBio Foundation is promoting two unique student competitions that bring STEM to students at a personal level and involve cash prizes and travel awards.  The STEM Voice™ Video Competition is all about creativity: middle and high school students compete by developing 60-second videos about the importance of STEM or their STEM hero.  MdBio Foundation is also accepting applications for the…

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Mama Let Your Baby Grow Up to be a Biotech Trucker

MdBio Foundation is hiring! We’re now accepting applications for our next mobile laboratory instructor. If you want to apply, please send your resume with a statement of qualifications. Position: Mobile Laboratory Instructor
 Position description The Mobile Laboratory Instructor is an enthusiastic individual who presents laboratory activities in a mobile laboratory for high school students and…

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MdBioLab Holiday Hits

MdBioLab Holiday Hits Make the holidays extra merry with these irresistibly fun hits from MdBioLab It’s science time in your city and now it’s easy to celebrate the holidays with all the popular Christmas and Hanukkah hits together on one playlist! This cheerful compilation features songs from legendary artists, including Madonna, Rocking Around the Centrifuge and Suga Lactenstein, Vortex,…

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Washington Post Commentary: To build a STEM workforce, listen to the scientists

As published on washingtonpost.com by Bahia Jallal and Brian Gaines on June 29, 2015 Dina Link may not be a household name, but she holds one of the most important jobs in the American economy: high school science teacher. At Northwest High School in Germantown, Md., she helps mold the next generation of scientists so…

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Students from Clarksburg High School and University of Maryland Awarded Top Prizes in Maryland Innovate 4 Health Challenge

Winning Projects on Vaccinations and Preventing Pre-Diabetes in Children Honored by CHIDS, Maryland HealthTech Coalition and MdBio Foundation  Anurudh Ganesan from Clarksburg High School in Montgomery County and Junaed Siddiqui, a Ph.D. student at the University of Maryland (UMD) were selected as winners of the Maryland Innovate 4 Health Challenge, which took place as part…

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East Regional Winners of the 2015 STEM Voice Video Competition Announced

The Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes (CSBI), a group of non-profits organized to advance education, entrepreneurship and STEM workforce development, announced the winners of the STEM Voice video competition in collaboration with MdBio Foundation (Rockville, MD,) EDUCATE Center of the iBIO Institute (Chicago, IL) and the Biocom Institute (San Diego CA). CSBI congratulates the East…

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Centennial High School Junior Named as Maryland BioGENEius Finalist

Felicia Wang Advances to Philadelphia to Compete Against Top Students From Across the Nation and Canada MdBio Foundation named Felicia Wang, an Ellicott City resident and junior at Centennial High School in Howard County, the winner of the 2015 Maryland BioGENEius Challenge, the premier competition for high school students that recognizes outstanding research in biotechnology.…

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