Encouraging young Americans to explore studies and careers in innovative fields such as the life sciences.

DNA Kid

Virginia Bioscience Foundation (formerly known as The Chesapeake Bioscience Education Foundation) develops and promotes programs designed to encourage young students before they choose specific careers, to appreciate and participate in the challenging work of math and science so that they do not preclude subsequent career choices in the biosciences. Read on »

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Outreach Initiatives for Minority and Female Students

The number of young Americans undertaking math and science studies shrinks each year. To maintain our national competitiveness, innovative programs to help reach out to under represented groups, such as minorities and women, are essential to fill the jobs of tomorrow. The Virginia Bioscience Foundation initiatives to increase participation are targeted at students from middle school through post-secondary institutions.