Dustin Updike, Ph.D., assistant professor at the MDI Biological Laboratory, has been awarded a $1.7 million grant by the National Institutes of Health to study factors that may make it safer and easier to use stem cells in medical treatments.
The MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, has signed a partnership agreement with the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, to promote research and education on regeneration and the development of new therapies to improve human health.
A team of scientists that includes senior staff scientist Ben King and visiting faculty members at the MDI Biological Laboratory has identified the genes and regulatory networks that enable organisms to alter themselves physically in response to changes in their environment.
A new Maine biotech company, RockStep Solutions, Inc., began working out of space at the MDI Biological Laboratory in Salisbury Cove on January 5, 2015. Founded in October 2013, RockStep develops information management software for research laboratories.
Deborah Blum, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author, will give a talk entitled, “In the Poisoner’s Cupboard: A history of arsenic in human health (and homicide)” at the MDI Biological Laboratory on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 5:00 p.m.