BioME hosts Student Showcase virtually

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 [...]

2020-04-21T18:24:02+00:00April 21st, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

BioME will be funding Science Summer Camps for 4 Maine Middle Schoolers again this year

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 [...]

2020-03-24T18:16:58+00:00February 21st, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

ME Bioscience Day almost doubled in size in 2019

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 [...]

2020-01-02T20:52:17+00:00January 2nd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

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 [...]

2019-06-26T17:34:03+00:00June 26th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

BioME hosts 1st annual Student Showcase

2019 BioME Student Showcase On April 25, 2019 we hosted our first annual BioME Student Showcase at the University of Southern Maine. 11 college students and 13 high school students presented their original biotech research in competition for cash and academic prizes. The Showcase began with the high school poster competition, where judges and attendees [...]

2019-05-02T16:03:53+00:00May 2nd, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Advocacy Update: BioME supports LR4022 An Act To Restore the Super Credit for Substantially Increased Research and Development

BioME would like to voice our support towards LR0422, An Act To Restore the Super Credit for Substantially Increased Research and Development proposed by Representative Allison Hepler.   This legislation would reinstate the Super tax credit that was available to innovative Maine institutions prior to 2015 and allowed for substantial business savings. R&D is especially important [...]

2019-02-06T17:28:39+00:00February 6th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments