Mendel's BIOlogy international olympiad

General information


The Mendel's Biology Olympiad (MBIO) is an annual international olympiad for secondary school students who are deeply interested in biology. By bringing together gifted students, the MBIO stimulates and fosters students' interest in learning biology and encourage them to value intellectual pursuits. The objectives of the competition are to:

‒ Stimulate deep interest in biological studies;

‒ Promote networking and communication between students;

‒ Promote the exchange of ideas about biology education.


Mendel's Biology International Olympiad (MBIO) was named after Gregor Johann Mendel, an Austrian biologist, botanist, and abbot - Augustinian friar. Founder of the doctrine of heredity. MBIO was founded by Myrzabek Alibayev in May 2017. Myrzabek Alibayev was a bronze medalist of IBO 2011, and an experienced coach for the International Biology Olympiad. MBIO is held every year since 2017. The first MBIO was held on May 27, 2017.

Past mbio's

MBIO 2022

6 Countries, 140 participants

MBIO 2020

5 Countries, 232 participants

MBIO 2019

7 Countries, 174 participants

MBIO 2018 Spring

5 Countries, 200 participants

MBIO 2018 Winter

9 Countries, 261 participants

MBIO 2017

4 Countries, 107 participants

MBIO Content

Suggested MBIO training materials

Campbell Biology 12th ed.

Campbell Biology Concepts & Connections 9th ed.

Олимпиады по биологии сост. В. А. Цинкевич.(Максимова)


Практическая биология для олимпиадников

Под редакцией Д. А. Решетова Составитель П. В. Волошина