The Maryland BioGENEius Challenge is a competition for high school students executing original research in biotechnology. The application deadline is  April 2, 2018. Please start your application!

Winner(s) will receive an all-expense-paid trip to the International BioGENEius Challenge at the BIO International Convention in Boston, MA, June 3-6, 2018.


Congratulations to all the students who participated in the 2017 Maryland BioGENEius Challenge – the winners were:

Rebecca Brody, Baltimore Polytechnic Institute

2017 Maryland BioGENEius Challenge Winner

An in vitro model system for studying the effects of hypoxia on stem cell-derived endothelial cells


Priyadharshini Gajendiran, Centennial High School

2017 Maryland BioGENEius Challenge Runner Up

Differences in Mitochondrial Activity between Active and Inactive Hepatic Stellate Cells


Claire Wayner, Baltimore Polytechnic Institute

2017 Maryland BioGENEius Runner Up

Engineering E. coli Removal from Stormwater

For additional information or assistance with the 2018 Maryland BioGENEius Challenge please contact Jennifer Colvin (