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.Discover Now
"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."
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.
Embedded Career Exploration
Guest Speakers & Field Trips
Hands on experience of all lab-related skills