Mentoring Students is a Win-Win

by INBRE Program Coordinator Dustin Updike, Ph.D. INBRE Program Coordinator Dr. Dustin Updike has mentored 13 undergraduate students in his lab at the MDI Biological Laboratory, 6 of whom were supported directly by the INBRE program. INBRE students mentored by Dr. Updike are currently conducting graduate research at Dartmouth College, Cornell University and also working […]

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Online NCBI Workshops in September

Online NCBI Bioinformatics WorkshopsSept. 22nd, 23rd, 29th and 30th The Maine INBRE Bioinformatics Core and Maine Genomics Research Collaborative is co-hosting a series of these four online NCBI Workshops: 1. An Update on NCBI BLAST and Other Sequence Analysis Tools – Tues., Sept. 22nd from 2-5pm.2. NCBI Resources for Animal and Plant Genomics Research – […]

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INBRE Enhances Research Opportunities in Rural Maine

 – Research and writing contributions from Pippa Hansen, Donor Communications Specialist at MDI Biological Laboratory    Lydia Tilley (left) recently graduated from the University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI) with a medical technology/pre-med degree and has taken a Research Assistant position with the MDI Biological Laboratory. Her mentor was INBRE Investigator and assistant professor Larry […]

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Since his arrival at Bates College in 2016, INBRE Investigator Andrew Kennedy, Ph.D., hasn’t let anything slow him down — not even COVID-19.

 – Research and writing contributions from Pippa Hansen, Donor Communications Specialist at MDI Biological Laboratory While the norms of campus life at Bates College changed rapidly with the arrival of the coronavirus, assistant professor Andrew Kennedy says that there has been some serendipity amongst the chaos. Despite the challenging situation, he is working with nine […]

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Adapting Research Training During COVID-19

By Jim Coffman, Ph.D., INBRE Program Director Adaptation to change is a defining characteristic of life, being essential for survival. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has brought on seismic change, compelling us all to think creatively about how we are going to adapt. But this process, and indeed any crisis, offers new opportunities for growth and […]

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Provisional Patent Filed by Kennedy Lab

The INBRE-funded Kennedy Lab at Bates College has filed a provisional patent for a recently-discovered molecule that may aid in cancer and other disease cures. Watch the recent news story on News Center Maine here. Read the scientific article in ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters here. More details below … Announcing Bobcat339: a student-invented molecule with pharmaceutical […]

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