Together with the Biotechnology Institute, Learning Undefeated hosts the Maryland BioGENEius competition. This rigorous international competition for talented high school students in grades 9 — 12 gives students the opportunity to showcase their original research in biotechnology.

Applicants must be a Maryland student in grades 9-12. Each applicant who visits the Maryland Partner website must fill out a user registration form and complete the online application. Applicants who do not complete the application form through the Biotechnology Institute's website will not be accepted.

MD Challenge Application Open Date:   1/15/2021

MD Challenge Application Close Date:   4/16/2021

Winners will be announced April 26th and the Maryland BioGENEius announced May 3rd.


  • First Place – 2021 Maryland BioGENEius Challenge Winner $250

  • Second Place – 2021 Maryland BioGENEius Challenge Runner Up $100

  • Third Place – 2021 Maryland BioGENEius Challenge Runner Up $100

Winner must  be available to attend the 2021 Digital BIO International Conference, June 10-11 & 14-18, 2021.

Questions? Contact the Maryland BioGENEius Challenge Coordinator
Ali Main
Phone: (240) 552-9315