About Us
SoBE is the University of Maryland, College Park chapter of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES). SoBE's mission is dedicated to the advancement of biotechnology, biomedical engineering, and professionalism in the field, as well as fostering friendships among biological engineers.
Discover Engineering Day - February 19th, 2011
SoBE will be representing UMD at the Discover Engineering Day in Washington, DC. Volunteers are needed for the booth we are presenting. Transportation will be arranged. To sign up, contact us at sobe.umd@gmail.com.

Life Technologies Info Session - March 2nd, 2011
Life Technologies, a popular biotechnology company, will be coming to campus (Kim 1110) on March 2nd at 6 PM for a recruiting event. Bring your resumes!

Guest Speaker - April 13th, 2011
Dr. Thomas Caltagirone, President and CEO of the biotechnology company Aptagen, will be giving a lecture on his work and the activities of his company at 6 PM. Don't miss this great opportunity to come out and network. More information will be provided closer to the date.

SoBE and BMES Memberships
SoBE is asking you to help out with funding efforts and officially sign up on the UMD STARS system (the official UMD organizations website). In addition to that, SoBE members should also look into becoming a BMES member! Benefits include access to networking events, a monthly newsletter and much more. Email sobe.umd@gmail.com once you sign up!
Fundraising Ideas
Plans are in the works for new UMD Bioengineering gear! Our thoughts include selling customized aluminum bottles for around $10. Let us know what you think, or if you have any other ideas don't hesitate to email us at sobe.umd@edu!