Loyola University Maryland

Department of Biology

About MABRC

The Mid-Atlantic Biology Research and Career (MABRC) Network is collective of educators, and professionals from industry, government, and the private sector working to transform life science education in the BioHealth Capital Region.  Founded in 2016 through funding by the National Science Foundation, MABRC aims to invigorate student interest in STEM careers through innovative life science curricular, infused with collaborative approaches, and developed and taught with stakeholders from the bioscience community. The network represents diverse partnerships whose members are passionate about helping students achieve their career aspirations.  Our ultimate goal is to lay the foundation for a workforce talent pipeline that attracts top-notch students and permits the BioHealth industry to thrive.

Steering Committee Members

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Andrew Schoeffield
Faculty

Drew Schoeffield, Ph.D.

This biology professor—and Loyola alumnus—specializes in microbiology, and aims to create a community of scholars at his alma mater

Biology
Students working with planting pots in a greenhouse
Biology

Exploring Biology 310: Botany

Students in Loyola's botany class get hands-on experience with plant propagation, testing disease-fighting properties, and examining nutrient composition.