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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Maine INBRE Grant Renewed

The National Institutes of Health recently renewed the Maine INBRE grant, providing $18M in funding for biomedical research and training in Maine over the next five years. MDI Biological Laboratory Receives $18 Million for Biomedical Research and Training […]

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Postdoc Job Opening at MDI Biological Laboratory

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Losick Lab Job Summary: The MDI Biological Laboratory seeks a highly motivated postdoctoral research fellow to work in the laboratory of Assistant Professor, Vicki Losick. The Losick lab studies the cell and molecular mechanism of wound repair using the fruit fly, Drosophila, as a model.  The lab has found that healing is […]

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