Maine Science Symposium (MBMSS) – April 26-27, 2024

The Maine Biological & Medical Sciences Symposium (MBMSS) is a statewide gathering of scientists and students; an opportunity to share research results, exchange ideas, promote collaboration, and network with Maine scientists in a variety of disciplines. This promises to be another wonderful event, and will feature new Maine faculty as well as student research. Our […]

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External Advisory Committee Meeting – March 16, 2024

The annual External Advisory Committee (EAC) Meeting will be held at the Southern Maine Community College (SMCC) on Saturday, March 16, 2024. Our current EAC members include: Lucy Liaw, Ph.D., Faculty Scientist III, Center for Molecular Medicine, MaineHealth Research Institute (EAC Chair) Titus Brown, Ph.D., Professor, Population Health and Reproduction, University of California, Davis Andrea […]

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Omics Training Available Now Through Maine INBRE-NIGMS (NIH)

The NIGMS is offering free access to their new Sandbox platform through Maine INBRE. Access includes 12 analysis training modules in different -omics areas, image analysis and data science, as well as access to the computational infrastructure to complete the training. Contact Bioinformatics Core Co-Director Joel Graber (gro.lbidmnull@rebargj) ASAP to apply for a slot! NIH/NIGMS […]

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Student Summer Symposium on August 4

The Student Summer Symposium will be hosted at MDI Biological Laboratory on Friday, August 4th from 10:30 am- 5 pm. The symposium will start with 5-minute thesis-style talks and close with a poster session highlighting the mentored student research projects that took place over the summer. Register here to attend the event in person or virtually. […]

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NERIC Conference August 16-18, 2023 in Delaware

The Northeast Regional Institutional Development Award (IDeA) Conference (NERIC) brings together individuals from IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE), Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE), IDeA Clinical and Translational Research programs and other IDeA mechanisms from Delaware, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. The NERIC 2023 conference is in Delaware this year on […]

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Maine Research Symposium – October 25-27, 2023

The UMaine Institute of Medicine, along with partner organizations JAX, MDI Biological Laboratory, MaineHealth, Northern Light Health, University of New England, University of Southern Maine, and the Roux Institute, are planning the second Maine Research Symposium on Biomedical Science and Engineering for Wednesday – Friday, October 25 – 27, 2023. This year’s symposium will be […]

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Bioinformatics T3: Train the Trainer Course

To meet the needs of a greater emphasis on Data Science in biotech research, the MDI Biological Lab is offering an NIGMS-supported an updated bioinformatics training course for undergraduate faculty in June 2023. Dr. Kelley Thomas, the Bioinformatics Core Director of the New Hampshire INBRE, is the course director. The goal of the course is […]

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Research Opportunities for Maine – presented by Dr. Clifford Rosen, MaineHealth Research Institute

Cliff Rosen, M.D.,  is the co-PI of the Northern New England CTR Network and the Director of the Center for Clinical & Translational Research at MaineHealth Research Institute. He spoke about research initiatives at MaineHealth and opportunities for Maine at a recent Science Cafe hosted by the MDI Biological Laboratory. Watch his talk here: […]

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Graduate Student Retreat at MDIBL – Oct 28-30

INBRE and MDI Biological Laboratory will host a weekend retreat for graduate students enrolled in GSBSE – UMaine’s graduate school of biomedical science and engineering – beginning on Friday evening, October 28 through Sunday October 30. The event will include networking time, sharing science and training programs, as well as a workshop on resilience in […]

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National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence (NISBRE) virtual Dec 12-14, 2022

The 8th Biennial National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence (NISBRE) will be held virtually December 12-14, 2022, from 1:30 to 9 pm ET. NISBRE is the national scientific meeting showcasing the scientific and training accomplishments of the NIGMS IDeA program. Poster abstracts will be accepted via electronic submission until November 25, 2022. Awards nominations are to […]

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