MDI Bio Lab Scientist Receives $2 Million NIH Grant
Award brings total new research funding in 2023 to more than $8 million.
Capping a year that saw federal and private research awards totaling $8.5 million to the MDI Biological Laboratory, researcher Dustin Updike, Ph.D., learned in December that his group will receive a $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.
The “Maximizing Investigators Research Award” (MIRA) will support the next phase of Updike’s groundbreaking work on proteins that can program and reprogram cells to sustain development, fertility and the regenerative capacities needed for healing, but which can also play a role in potent diseases such as melanoma and breast cancer.Continue Reading
International New Media Artist in Residency at MDI Bio Lab
Michael Takeo Magruder works at the intersection of art and technology: now he takes on the meeting of art and science at the Lab.Continue Reading
Murawala Lab Discovers a New Stem Cell
Globe-spanning research project opens new possibilities for regenerative medicineContinue Reading
New Findings Shed Light on Mitochondrial Function
Research on mitochondrial function in Drosophila published in the journal Life Science Alliance.Continue Reading