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Congressman Steny Hoyer visits MdBioLab

Congressman Hoyer Tours MdBioLab at Surrattsville HS

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) visited MdBioLab at Surrattsville High School on March 10. While visiting the MdBioLab, he received a tour of the mobile laboratory, met with students, and participated in teacher Abimbola Akinmolayan’s AP Biology class. Akinmolayan’s students used agarose gel electrophoresis to analyze hemoglobin molecules while on MdBioLab.  The students conducted the…


Volunteer opportunities with MdBio Foundation

Are you interested in supporting the MdBio Foundation’s mission?   There are several opportunities for you to volunteer for MdBio programs and events. We are always in need of volunteers with a variety of backgrounds and educational levels. Keep reading to learn about some different ways you can help out.   ATLAS – Advancing Tomorrow’s Leaders +…


Maryland BioGENEius Challenge – Deadline to apply is April 21

This spring, MdBio Foundation is continuing its partnership with the Biotechnology Institute to bring the BioGENEius Challenge to Maryland high school students. Two Maryland students will be selected to travel to San Diego, CA to compete in the international competition focusing on original research in biotechnology. Last year’s finalists, Joy Zeng from Poolesville High School,…


TCM accepting nominations for STEM Educator of the Year Award

The Tech Council of Maryland (TCM) will continue its tradition of honoring the best and brightest in STEM educators at its annual Industry Awards Celebration at the Bethesda North Marriott on May 15, 2014. The STEM Educator of the Year Award recognizes Maryland educators who are furthering excellence in their classroom while exciting K-12 students…


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…