More than 300 scientists, students, and research administrators from Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, and Delaware will gather in Bar Harbor, Maine from September 24–26. The meeting will highlight the success of the Institutional Development Award (IDeA), a federal research program to enhance the research capacity of states that have had historically low levels of research funding from the National Institutes of Health.
Kevin Strange, Ph.D., President of the MDI Biological Laboratory, has received a five-year, $2.1 million federal grant to study how proteins are regulated.
Researchers in Dr. Dustin Updike’s group at the MDI Biological Laboratory are working to discover what it is that gives germ cells their immortal and stem-cell-like properties.
Dustin Shillcox was 26 years old when doctors told him he’d never move his legs again. But today, Dustin can move his legs and toes, and is working on his sit ups and back extensions, thanks to an experimental research study led by Claudia Angeli, Ph.D.
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.