Junior Biology Olympiad Training Course

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The Junior Biology Olympiad Training program focuses on introducing biology to middle school students (grade 6 to 8) with the aim of inspiring the young learners to advance to the Biology Olympiad in high school. The course is designed for students from around the world. Over the course of 12 weeks, you will cover the most important biology topics which …

The IYNA Summer camp

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We are very excited to announce our upcoming Introduction to Neuroscience 2022 Summer Course!  This program will be a live, free introductory course available for all students. Participation in the course includes watching and participating in live lectures from accredited professionals, discussions and workshops with TAs, and lively engagement with like-minded peers and lovers of neuroscience!  There are several important positions open …

The INS-IYNA 2022 Neuroethics Essay Contest

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The International Neuroethics Society (INS) and the International Youth Neuroscience Association (IYNA) are pleased to announce a call for submissions for the Neuroethics Essay Contest in 2022. Now in its ninth year, the contest promotes interest in neuroethics among students and trainees around the world.  Submissions through the IYNA Journal are open to students in high school or an equivalent secondary school program during the Spring 2022 semester. If …

USABO 2022 Semifinal scores and histogram

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After two rounds of challenging online exams, twenty USABO Finalists. (To view the 2022 USABO National Finalists, click here are invited to a residential training program where they learn advanced biological concepts and exacting lab skills at the USABO National Finals.  2022 USA Biolympiad National Finalists California Yufei Chen, University High School, Irvine Yating Liu, Troy High School, Walnut Lawrence Long, BASIS Independent Silicon …

2022 USA Biolympiad National Finalists

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CaliforniaYufei Chen, University High School, IrvineYating Liu, Troy High School, WalnutLawrence Long, BASIS Independent Silicon Valley, San JoseAditya Sivakumar, Mira Loma High School, El Dorado HillsJulianne Wu, University High School, IrvineRichard Zhu, North Hollywood Senior High School, North HollywoodColoradoSophie Ling Wang, Fossil Ridge High School, Fort CollinsKentuckyLuke Zhang Mo, duPont Manual High School, LouisvilleJonah Xinting Xu, duPont Manual High School, …

Global Student Global Conferences

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Our conferences consists of debates, workshops, seminars and competitions tailored to expose high school students to pioneering research, inspiring projects, as well as unique STEM ideas and career insights. These sessions that students sign up to according to their interests and time zones, includes sessions with top professionals and other passionate STEM students. Subjects include, but not limited to Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Engineering, Computer science, …

Neuroethics Essay Contest in 2022

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The International Neuroethics Society (INS) and the International Youth Neuroscience Association (IYNA) are pleased to announce a call for submissions for the Neuroethics Essay Contest in 2022. Now in its ninth year, the contest promotes interest in neuroethics among students and trainees around the world. Three submission categories are available: IYNA-INS High School Neuroethics Essay Competition General Audience Academic One …

Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) Summer Research Internship

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Open to high school students preparing to enter their junior or senior year, the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) Summer Research Internship offers aspiring scientists an immersive laboratory experience with MPFI researchers. This six-week internship is designed for students with an interest in brain structure, function and development, and the advanced imaging techniques and technologies used in neuroscience. …

USABO semifinal problem-solving sessions before USABO 2022 semis

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We will be running 4 x 2hr long USABO semifinal prep classes in which we will solve USABO 2021 semifinals, USABO 2020 semifinals and if you want and we have time we will also do the USABO 2021 open exam. Timetable: March 5 – 12-2pm EST March 6 – 12-2pm EST March 12 – 12-2pm EST March 13 – 12-2pm EST  To sign up, go …

Submit Your Essays Today to the DNA Day Essay Contest!

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The 2022 DNA Day Essay Contest submission site is now open! The site will be open until the first week of March for you to submit your students’ essays and a chance to win a classroom lab equipment grant, obtain feedback from genetics professionals, and celebrate human genetics!  Submission Resources: If you have submitted an essay since 2019, please refer to these instructions. If you have not …

USABO 2O22 Registration is now open

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ABOUT THE USABOAs the premiere biology competition for high school students in the United States, the USA Biolympiad (USABO) enriches the life science education of nearly 10,000 talented students annually. It provides the motivation, curricular resources, and skills training to take them beyond their classroom experience to the level of international competitiveness. Check out “What Is the USABO?” in the toolbar …

The results of the International Biology Olympiad have been announced

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The International Biology Olympiad (IBO) is the final stage of the Biology Olympiad in which the national winners of local olympiads compete among themselves. Due to the ongoing covid-19 pandemic, the 32nd International Biology Olympiad in Lisbon/Portugal has been cancelled.  The IBO 2021 competition was expected to take place in Lisbon, Portugal this year, but instead it was online in the format of …

What’s new in 2022 USABO

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2022 USABO Changes Exams All exams will be online at one time and on one day administered by the Art of Problem Solving. Test Administrators will continue to proctor the online exams and are required to complete the Test Administrator Certificate that includes the USABO Honor Code. Students will continue to complete the Student Certificates that includes the USABO Honor …

International Biology Olympiad 2021

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IBO Exam Schedule 2021 Due to the ongoing covid-19 pandemic, the 32nd International Biology Olympiad in Lisbon/Portugal has been cancelled. A virtual subsequent event IBO 2021 Challenge is now scheduled from 18 July – 23 July 2021. Read the article below to know more about the IBO challenge 2021 exam schedule. IBO 2021 Challenge Dates The world’s largest International Biology …

IBO 2021 Syllabus

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Before going to the exam students must need to check the syllabus of IBO. The syllabus consists of complete details i.e. name of the chapter and the topics which come in the exam. The complete IBO Syllabus is given below under the table. Part I- Theoretical Part of IBO Name of The Chapter Name of The Topic Cell Biology Structure and Function …

Join the Thomas Jefferson Biology Bowl 2021

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We are pleased to announce that Thomas Jefferson Highschool For Science And Technology is hosting its first biology bowlthis year! This is a team-based biology competition that will be conducted in two phases. The first phase is an open round (anyone can sign up) with a 100 question, 90 minutes, multiple-choice assessment occurring on May 8th. This assessment happens from 4 pm – 8 pm EST, …

Annual DNA Day Essay Contest 2021

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ASHG is proud to support National DNA Day through the Annual DNA Day Essay Contest. DNA Day commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project in April 2003 and the discovery of the double helix of DNA in 1953. This contest is open to students in grades 9-12 worldwide and asks students to examine, question, and reflect on important concepts …

European DNA Day Video/Essay Contest 2021

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14th Annual European DNA Day Essay and Video Contest for High School Students What is the DNA DAY Essay Contest? The structure of the DNA double helix was unraveled over sixty years ago! DNA Day, April 25, is now commemorated internationally as a celebration of Genetics and its promises. For the eighth year, the European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG), will …

Annual DNA Day Essay Contest

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ASHG is proud to support National DNA Day through the Annual DNA Day Essay Contest. DNA Day commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project in April 2003 and the discovery of the double helix of DNA in 1953. This contest is open to students in grades 9-12 worldwide and asks students to examine, question, and reflect on important concepts …

USABO 2021 Calendar

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What’s new in the 2021 USABO? Welcome to the 2021 USABO competition! The 2021 changes reflect the continued development and recognition of USABO where students who are passionate about biology find like-minded colleagues in the USA and abroad. 2021 USABO Changes Exams All exams will be online at one time and on one day administered by the Art of Problem …