Great Grow Along

This fun and exciting classroom project brings together the scientific method, biomedical research, and nutrition. Through an animal feeding project with lab rats, students witness the effects of nutrition and how it relates to disease.

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Classroom Visits

PSBR visits high school, middle school, and elementary school classrooms. We also visit colleges including undergraduate and graduate level classrooms. All presentations are interactive and are tailored for the age-level, class time, and the topic requested.

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Student Contests

Students in K-12th grade have the opportunity to win cash prizes, and discover the connection between biomedical research and their life through our essay and poster contests. The submission deadline is April 1, 2018.

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 Creating future scientists, one student at a time

The Commonwealth Proclaims Oct. 21st Biomedical Research Day

State Seal of PA

The Pennsylvania Senate and House of Representatives have resolved that Oct. 21st is Biomedical Research Day in Pennsylvania, recognizing biomedical research as offering the best hope for new breakthroughs in detecting and treating diseases in the future.


See the Senate and House Resolutions at the links below!


PSBR will continue to lead efforts to request the proclamation of Biomedical Research Day for October 21st every year.

Interactive Webinars

PSBR provides interactive webinars right to your classroom! All you need is a computer with a microphone and a webcam...we do the rest! Students will be able to interact with the speaker through Q&A, discussions, and even some activities.

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Animal Research

Biomedical research involves the use of many tools including cell/tissue cultures, computer models, animal models, epidemiological studies, and human volunteers. People and animals are living healthier lives because of this research.

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Support the education of students, teachers, legislators, and the general public about the important role that animals play in biomedical research through educational programs that support and educate K-16 students, teachers, and the public.

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Support PSBR and help bring biomedical research education to more schools!


PSBR accepts donations in any amount from individuals. Your tax-deductible contribution will allow PSBR to reach additional students through student workshops, classroom visits, the Great Grow Along project, and other educational programs.