Winner of Maine BioGENEius Challenge Receives High Honors in International Finals (guest post by Ijeoma Obi)
Maine BioGENEius winner shares experience at the International Finals This post was written by Ijeoma Obi, a high school student from Bangor, who won our 2nd annual BioME Student Showcase on April 15, 2020. As the winner, Ijeoma got to represent Maine and was recognized with High Honors for her research at the international finals of The BioGENEius Challenge during BIO International Convention. Ijeoma utilized novel molecular design for the pharmacological modification of ion channel [...]
Meet the 4 Maine middle schoolers who won the BioME summer science camp scholarships These future scientists will have an opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences with like-minded peers and an enthusiastic and dedicated staff who share their passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Due to the current health crisis, the Maine School for Science and Mathematics Science Summer Camps have been cancelled this season. All 2020 BioME scholarship recipients [...]
2020 BioME Student Showcase Recap On April 15, 2020, BioME organized the second annual BioME Student Showcase. The format was a little different this year, but despite obvious difficulties, the Showcase was held virtually and proved to be a success. 10 college students and 16 high school students were selected to virtually present their original life sciences-related research to a panel of judges in competition for cash and academic prizes. The BioME Student Showcase & Spring Networking Reception [...]
Maine School for Science and Mathematics Summer Camp Scholarships - Learn about science with like-minded peers! Due to current circumstances, the application deadline has been extended to April 27, 2020. As a follow up to ME Bioscience Day 2019, BIOME will be funding 4 scholarships in the form of 1-week-long summer science camps at the Maine School of Science and Mathematics in Limestone, ME. Eligible students must be age 11-14 and attend one of the schools that participated in [...]
ME BioScience Day 2019 On November 21, 2019 we organized our fourth annual ME BioScience Day at 23 middle schools across the state of Maine. ME BioScience Day is a statewide event that we started as an initiative in 2016. The objective was to get students excited about science and raise awareness of career opportunities in the life sciences sector in Maine. Bigger and better than before: This year, 58 amazing scientists and life science [...]
Winner of Maine BioGENEius Challenge Competes in International Finals in Philadelphia (guest post by Melissa Tian)
Maine BioGENEius winner shares her experience at the International Finals This post was written by Melissa Tian, a high school student from Bangor, who won our very first BioME Student Showcase on April 2019. As the winner, Melissa got to represent Maine in the international finals of The BioGENEius Challenge during BIO International Convention in Philadelphia. Below she describes her experience and research project. Melissa Tian: Hello, my name is Melissa, and I am a going to be senior at [...]
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