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2020 Annual Meeting of the Corporation – Information Review

  • July 24, 2020

On Thursday, July 23, 2020 we held the 122nd Annual Meeting of the MDI Biological Laboratory.

The last year has been a busy and productive year at the Lab, and despite the disruption of COVID-19, we are moving ahead with confidence and determination toward our goals.

Some highlights outlined in this year’s Annual Meeting include:

*️⃣  The introduction of Vision 2020-2025 (see pgs 8-11), our guiding strategy to become an international hub for the best aging and regeneration researchers from across the globe.

*️⃣  The hire of two talented new faculty – Prayag Murawala, Ph.D., who researches limb regeneration (see pgs 4-7) limb regeneration in Mexican salamanders/axolotls, and Romaine Madeline, Ph.D., who studies macular degeneration in the Zebrafish.

*️⃣  Formation of the President’s Cabinet, an advisory group of who are dedicated to advancing the mission of MDIBL. Their leadership, philanthropic commitment and advocacy help provide the resources required to help nurture innovative ideas, launch new initiatives and train the next generation of scientists, physicians and entrepreneurs.

*️⃣  Launch of our Million Dollar Match Challenge — All new and increased gifts to MDIBL between now and December 31 will be matched. If you have been considering making a gift to MDIBL, now is an excellent opportunity to double the impact of your gift.

*️⃣  MDIBL’s heavy investment in people and technology for our Microscopy and Computational Biology cores.


We’ve set some ambitious goals for the next five years, but we know, with your support, we can get there! There are Five Easy Ways You Can Take Action to show your support for MDIBL’s mission – to help people live longer, healthier lives.

If you missed anything, or were unable to join us — you can watch a recording of the meeting at a time that suits you: Business Meeting and President/Faculty Presentations

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