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  • 51st Annual Maine Symposium – April 26-27, 2024

    https://mdibl.org/conference/51st-mbmss/
  • External Advisory Committee Meeting – March 16, 2024

    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 Duina, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, Hendrix College Steven Fiering, Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, and Genetics, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth Story Landis, Ph.D., Scientist Emeritus, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Intramural Research Program Investigators and Research Training Faculty currently funded by Maine INBRE will meet with ...
  • 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 offering events on mental health, rural health, translational and basic sciences in Collins Center for the Arts, the Hudson Museum and Wells Conference Center. The call for poster abstracts is now open. The draft schedule is available for review. PLEASE NOTE: speakers that have confirmed will list an ...
  • Omics Training Available Now Through Maine INBRE-NIGMS (NIH)

    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 Cloud Learning Modules. This repository aims to teach students, researchers, and clinicians, among others, how to utilize the power of cloud technology for the benefit of life sciences applications and research. Types of data used across the modules include but are not limited to genomics, methylomics, transcriptomics, ...
  • 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 August 16-18 at the ChaseCenter on the Riverfront in Wilmington DE. Attendees will include administrators, faculty, investigators, students and trainees from across the region. During the conference we are excited to offer special professional development sessions that are designed for undergraduate and graduate students and trainees, ...
  • 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. 10:30 am-12:00 pm: Session 1 of 5-minute thesis-style presentations 12:00 pm-1:00 pm: Lunch break & poster set up 1:00 pm- 3:30 pm: Session 2 of 5-minute thesis-style presentations 3:30 pm- 4:00 pm: Break & poster set up 4:00 pm-5:00 pm: In-Person Poster Session
  • 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 to support training in bioinformatics skills for college and university undergraduate science instructors so that they can effectively integrate bioinformatics into their science curricula, and help their students prepare for the 21st-century workplace. The course focuses on BASH training to enable classes to work in the ...