INBRE Offers a new Data Science Workshop

We are excited to share information about a new, one-day Data Science workshop for our INBRE network in which participants will learn to implement robust, reproducible, and cost-effective high-performance bioinformatics pipelines in the Cloud: https://mdibl.org/course/workflows-in-the-cloud-2024/. This workshop will be held on the MDI Bio Lab campus on Thursday, April 25, and is geared toward senior […]

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Maine Science Symposium (MBMSS) Will Take Place on 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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Former Maine INBRE Director Patricia Hand Honored

Patricia Hand, Ph.D., was presented with the 2024 W. Fred Taylor Award on February 26, 2024 for outstanding contributions to the National Institutes of Health’s Institutional Development Award program (IDeA). The award, presented by the independent EPSCor/IDeA Foundation, honors the commitment and service of W. Fred Taylor, Ph.D., a founding director of the IDeA program, […]

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Open FOA: Funding Available for Research / Pilot Projects in Maine

The Maine INBRE currently invites applications for three types of project awards: Research Projects; stand-alone Pilot Projects; and Collaborative Pilot Projects. Investigator and institutional eligibility, duration, and scope for each of the three types of awards are described in the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). Funding decisions will be based on the scientific merit of the […]

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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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Dr. Timothy Breton Awarded $551,000 NSF Grant

Former Maine INBRE project leader Dr. Timothy Breton (University of Maine at Farmington) has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to support studies that are a continuation of his INBRE-funded research. The $551,559  project is jointly funded by the Physiological Mechanisms and Biomechanics Program of BIO-Integrative Organismal Systems and the Established Program to […]

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Former Colby INBRE Student Authors Paper in Scientific Reports Journal

Colby College graduate Laura Drepanos (B.A., 2023, Computational Biology) is the first author of a paper recently published in the journal Scientific Reports, describing findings from her undergraduate research. The article, Loss of Krüppel-like factor 9 deregulates both physiological gene expression and development, presents research related to the function of a biomedically important, stress responsive […]

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Summer Symposium Features Research from Undergraduate Fellows

  University of Maine-Farmington student William Harriman, who was mentored by by Dr. Geoffrey Ganter at the University of New England, presents his research findings at the Student Summer Symposium earlier this month. The annual Student Summer Symposium was hosted at MDI Biological Laboratory on Friday, August 4th and featured the research findings of undergraduate […]

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