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Regeneration

Murawala Lab Discovers a New Stem Cell

Globe-spanning research project opens new possibilities for regenerative medicine  

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Aging

New Findings Shed Light on Mitochondrial Function

Research on mitochondrial function in Drosophila published in the journal Life Science Alliance.

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Regeneration

MDI Bio Lab Scientist Receives $2 Million NIH Grant

Award brings total new research funding in 2023 to more than $8 million

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Education

Courses and Conferences Up and On the Go in 2024

MDI Bio Lab’s 2024 course and conference season is officially underway.

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Biotechnology

Pioneering New Kidney-Grafting Techniques

New research published in the journal Bioengineering was led by former visiting scientists Leif Oxburgh, D.V.M., Ph.D. and Denise Marciano, M.D., Ph.D., and the MDI Bio Lab’s Iain Drummond, Ph.D.  Drummond calls the challenge of getting lab-grown kidney tissue to link with an organism's circulatory system and function properly a "plumbing problem." 

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Education

Season Brings Snow, Students!

More graduate students come to Salisbury Cove.

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Education

BioME Awards $6,000 to Lab Ph.D. Candidate for Muscle Research

Romain Menard is working on age-associated muscle degeneration.

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Education

How Two Summer Students Advanced Science at MDI Bio Lab

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) applications due in January.

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Bioinformatics

Data Science Team Explores New Protein Functions

Data Science Core Director Joel Graber, Ph.D., and several of his MDI Bio Lab Core team are co-authors of a new publication in Genetics that details previously undescribed molecular and genetic functions of a protein in yeast that is conserved in humans.

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