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Will You Invest in The Future of Science?

We’re pleased to introduce you to Hyemin Min, Ph.D., a postdoctoral researcher who joined the MDI Biological Laboratory in July. Working alongside Dr. Dustin Updike, Hyemin studies the...

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Research at MDI Biological Laboratory Sheds New Light on Effects of Dietary Restriction

  • November 23, 2021

Research by Aric N. Rogers, Ph.D., Identifies Muscle As a Privileged Tissue Under Conditions of Nutrient Scarcity

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MDI Science Café: Not on My Watch

  • December 6, 2021
  • 5:00 - 6:30 pm
  • Online
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Our scientists and students are working hard to develop new approaches to prevent and treat degenerative disease. However, their work would not be possible without your support. Your gift of any...

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MDI Biological Laboratory Scientist Advances Prospect of Regeneration in Humans

  • November 16, 2021

Research by James Godwin, Ph.D. Identifies Key Elements of Regenerative Success

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Our Location & Culture

Rooted in a deep appreciation of the natural world, our culture is one that nurtures curiosity and creativity, fosters inclusion, celebrates diversity and values scientific excellence and...

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MDI Biological Laboratory Scientist Helping to Develop the Axolotl As a Model
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MDI Biological Laboratory Scientist Helping to Develop the Axolotl As a Model

Research by Prayag Murawala, Ph.D., in Highly Regenerative Salamander Could Lead to New Regenerative Medicine Therapies.

With its amazing capacity to regenerate tissues and organs, its ability to reproduce in a laboratory environment and the ease with which its genes can be manipulated, the Mexican salamander, or axolotl, holds enormous promise as a model for the study of regenerative medicine.

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A Legacy to Nurture Curious Minds

Chuck Dinsmore has devoted his life to curiosity, discovery and fostering a love of science in others. By making a planned estate gift, he has joined the ranks of the John S. Kingsley Society at MDI Biological Laboratory, and ensured that nurturing curiosity in learners of all ages is part of his legacy.

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