Day One Challenge: Call for Georgia High School Teams

We’re seeking to showcase the most innovative high school minds across the state of Georgia and award grants totaling over $7,500. The Day One Challenge is open to students in accredited Georgia high schools and this year’s contest will focus on artificial intelligence. Teams will have until April 5 to submit their solutions. The submissions

Read More

Is there a BioGENEius in Your Classroom?

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 International BioGENEius Challenge, the premier biotechnology high school research competition! The Georgia BioGENEius Challenge is a competition for high school students who are doing outstanding research in biotechnology. The 2018 Georgia BioGENEius Challenge will take place on Friday, March 23, 2018

Read More

June 2017 Newsletter

Newsletter – June 2017 What’s New at GaBioEd? DIY electrophoresis, Equipment Depot Open Houses and Casino Night fundraiser This summer, we are continuing our work to build a professional learning community of K-12 biology and biotech educators in Georgia, to include webinars, workshops, and meet-ups throughout the year. We are working with

Read More

April 2017 Newsletter

Newsletter – April 2017 Tejas Athni is the 2017 Georgia BioGENEius   “Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is one of the most aggressive and deadly cancers found in the brain,” says Athni. But this high school junior’s research has identified a leaf extract that inhibits GBM cell growth. His work, set to be published in a medical

Read More

18 holes for STEM

The 3rd annual Swings Fore STEM Golf Outing brought industry professionals together for a day of fun and fundraising to benefit the Georgia BioEd Institute’s K-12 teacher and student programs. Thanks to the 60 golfers playing an 18-hole team scramble at the Country Club of Roswell, we raised over $12,000 to support our STEM education initiatives.

Read More

41,000 curious folks

The fourth annual Atlanta Science Festival delighted 41,000 curious kids and adults with 100 engaging events from March 15-25, 2017. As a proud sponsor of the event, the Georgia BioEd Institute hosted a Georgia Life Science Industry tent at the Festival’s culminating event, the Exploration Expo, at Centennial Olympic Park. Joining us in the tent

Read More