Staples Lectureship at UMaine: Dr. David Bartel (MIT), November 15-16, 2018

Staples Lectureship at UMaine: Dr. David Bartel (MIT), November 15-16, 2018 Molecular and Biomedical Sciences @ UMaine will be hosting Dr. David Bartel Whitehead Institute Professor of Biology, MIT Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute National Academy of Sciences (2011) for a Staples Lectureship (2 research seminars and 1 public lecture) From Dr. Bartel’s website: “We […]

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INBRE Project Leader Awarded $800,00 NSF Grant

Hadley, Horch, Ph.D., an associate professor of biology and neuroscience at Bowdoin, has been awarded an $800,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The project, titled “Adult Compensatory Plasticity in an Invertebrate Sensory System”, will study how flexible nervous systems remain as they age. More specifically, it will examine the mechanisms of adult plasticity in […]

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New Director of the NIGMS Division for Research Capacity Building Announced

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Director Jon R. Lorsch, Ph.D., has announced the selection of Ming Lei, Ph.D., as director of the Institute’s Division for Research Capacity Building (DRCB). Lei is expected to join the Institute later this month. DRCB is composed of four programs: Institutional Development Awards, Native American Research Centers […]

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Job Opening: Bioinformatics Research Training Specialist

The Bioinformatics Core (BioCore) at the MDI Biological Laboratory (MDIBL) has an opening for a Bioinformatics Research Training Specialist. This position is a combination of teaching and analysis, with a roughly equal emphasis and effort on both, but the exact balance shifting based upon an ongoing assessment of MDIBL needs. The MDIBL BioCore supports research […]

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NISBRE Scheduled for June 24-26, 2018 in Washington, DC

The 7th Biennial National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence (NISBRE) is now open for registration. The NISBRE is a national scientific meeting to showcase the scientific and training accomplishments of the IDeA program of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS). The IDeA program develops scientific centers of excellence and trains biomedical scientists […]

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New Hampshire INBRE Visits Maine INBRE

New Hampshire INBRE students and leadership staff visited Maine INBRE at the MDI Biological Laboratory in August to share research ideas and student learning experiences. The summer fellows from each INBRE discussed their respective research programs and a handful of students from both states gave formal presentations on their projects. The event enhanced the summer INBRE […]

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Summer Student Symposium at MDI Biological Laboratory – August 8, 2017

The MDI Biological Laboratory Summer Student Symposium showcases summer student fellows’ research. The symposium is designed to bring student researchers across our various laboratories together to present their research through interactive presentations and posters.  Space is limited and registration is required. Registration will open in July. […]

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External Advisory Committee Annual Meeting – August 16, 2017

The annual Maine INBRE External Advisory Committee meeting for all project leaders will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 from 8am-5pm, just prior to the start of the 2017 Northeast Regional IDeA Conference (NERIC). EAC Meeting Venue: Davis Center on the campus of the University of Vermont. Agenda and more details will be published soon. NERIC Venue: Sheraton […]

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