Academy of Biotechnology

The Academy of Biotechnology is directed towards all students interested in a biomedical science career. It is a great starting tool and introduction to the world of biopharmaceuticals and biomedical applications.

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Academy of biotechnology

Northwest High School


"This Academy has allowed me [to] participate in advanced science classes that are for students who want to develop a career in science".


"Thank you for everything...with your help, I am at UMBC conducting research for NIH...Due to my background experience, NIH is funding me 95% of all fees!"


"As a member of the academy, I received unique insight on modern branches of science, such as genetics and the role of molecules in sustaining life."

Information about our club

The Academy of Biotechnology at Northwest High School allows students a preview into the growing world of biotechnology and their massive impact on society. Through the Academy of Biotechnology, students will discover the basics of a large variety of lab operations and can experience real laboratory procedure and techniques. Students will not only learn about various aspects of basic biological science, but they will also understand their applications to real life. Students will discover the uses of molecular biology, genetics, and biochemistry in the real world and can experience actual first-hand applications of different biomedical fields.


Class experiments

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Lunch and Learns

Our lunch and learn Series

Biotech Google Calendar

Click here for the Google calendar link

Meet our Coordinator and Officers

Mr. Silber


Pragna Banavara


Charlie Robinson

Wildcard (trained in all roles)

Molecular Biotechnology Programming Team

Meghna Bhattacharya

Vice President of Social Outreach and Communications

Cayla Brown

Vice President of Media and Documentation

Siddharth Prakash

Vice President of Event Programming

Special Topics in Biotechnology Programming Team

Husaina Bhinderwala

Vice President of Social Outreach and Communications

Megan Tang

Vice President of Media and Documentation

Adam Kronenberg

Vice President of Event Programming

Whole Academy Programming Team

Bhavya Mallipeddi

Vice President of Social Outreach and Communications

Justice Cadet, Mei Lee, Naisha Sareddu, and Mason Rogers

Vice Presidents of Media and Documentation

Beruktawit Negash

Vice President of Event Programming

Vice Presidents of Membership and Data Analytics

Ayden Kim

Remind Membership

Samriti Venkat

Member Surveys and Canvas Management

Andrew Cheng and Cayleigh Zhao

Python/Sheets Data Automation

Claire Hwang

Calendar, Bulletin, and Website Updates

Guneev Kaur

Growth and Programming Liason

Visit our past officers in our Hall of Honor

Click the Join Us to access our application.


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