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Microscopy Animations at MDIBL

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Is Bioscience Rising in Maine?

There’s an emerging sense around Maine that the state’s biomedical research and development community is raising its profile in the world of bioscience. And whether or not Maine is ready to take on life-science heavyweights like Massachusetts or Maryland, the sector is growing significantly, while new collaborations among institutions – including MDIBL – are raising…

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2022 Student Fellow Photo Album

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Pilot project funding opportunity

Funding of up to $60,000 for one year (total costs) is available for scientifically meritorious projects. Pilot grant applications should focus on a one-year plan with experiments feasible for this time frame. Scientists and clinicians working at all Maine R&D organizations and education institutions are eligible to apply. Eligible investigators must hold an academic faculty…

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The Science of Cocktails: Kombucha-rita

The Science of Cocktails: Kombucha-rita Kombucha and fresh lime combine to make a delicious cocktail that is fizzy, tart and a tad sweet; read on to find out the health benefits of these two amazing ingredients. Made with a key ingredient nicknamed the “elixir of immortality,” this refreshing and effervescent cocktail could not be easier…

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As Popular As Ever: MBMSS 2022

After two years of virtual events, people were thrilled at this year’s hybrid model, with comments such as: “It felt so good to be back in person and networking with so many engaging and intelligent people” common. Many also remarked that keeping an online component made the symposium more inclusive, enabling attendance from those who…

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The Science of Cocktails: Elderflower Gin Fizz

Last month we shared with you the benefits of lemons and raspberries. This month, as we’ve enjoyed a few more hints of warm weather and the summer to come, we’ll be enjoying the wonderful elderflower (Sambucus nigra subspecies canadensis), a perennial native to Maine that can be found near roadsides and wet meadows. This brilliant…

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The Science of Cocktails: Clover Club

Nothing says summer quite like a sun-warmed raspberry, freshly picked from the bush. And although we’re not quite there yet (I’m still willing my daffodils to show their pretty little heads), the inimitable Clover Club will give you both nostalgia for summers past and hope for the one that is just around the seasonal corner….

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2022 Visiting Scientists Arrive at MDIBL

Dr. Augustin is Professor of Vascular Biology at the Medical Faculty Mannheim of Heidelberg University and Founding Director of the European Center of Angioscience. He will be at MDIBL from April 18-21 for an initial visit with Dr. Hermann Haller and other MDIBL faculty. Dr. Augustin’s research interests are focused primarily on identifying the molecular…

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