Initiatives

BioGENEius Challenge

The Virginia BioGENEius Challenge, co-hosted by the Virginia Bioscience Foundation and MedImmune, is a competition for high school students doing research in biotechnology. Finalists from the Virginia BioGENEius Challenge will be selected to attend the U.S. National BioGENEius Challenge held each year during the BIO International Convention.

The BioGENEius Challenge is the premier competition for high school students that recognizes outstanding research in biotechnology. The BioGENEius Challenge promotes excellence and enables students to continue research in biotechnology and design an original independent research project. This competition is an intensive and valuable research experience for high school students.

For complete rules, and participation criteria, or to apply online, please click here.