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Biotechnology

A Post-Doc Builds Proto-Kidneys from Scratch

More than 30 million Americans suffer from chronic kidney disease (CKD), including thousands in Maine. 

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Regeneration

MDI Bio Lab Scientists Share Salamander Secrets

“AxoBase is an enabling resource. It enables biology to get done.” -- from a recent publication in the Node. 

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General News

Job Growth Boosts Science Capacity at MDI Bio Lab

Some new campus structures are going up as well

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Microscopy

MDI Bio Lab’s Imaging Experts’ Excellence Recognized (Again)

The Bio Lab’s team of imaging experts won several top awards in this year’s Bioimaging North America Imaging contest, led by a second place finish by Marko Pendo, Ph.D., a post-doc in the laboratory of Prayag Murawala, Ph.D., and creator of innovative sample clearing techniques.

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Aging

MDI Bio Lab and Seacoast Mission Team Up to Combat Water Risks

Island Institute Fellow hired to raise awareness of well-water vulnerabilities on Maine’s outer islands 

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Education

Launching Bioscience Careers at MDI Bio Lab

A growing number of graduates and post-docs are energizing the campus.

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Education

Developing a Passion for Science

As a student working alongside Dr. Tom Maren in the late 1970s, Daphne Trotter (née Gardiner) developed a passion for science. Today as a member of the Bio Lab's Board of Trustees, Daphne is dedicated to supporting the next generation of young scientists.

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Education

Senator Collins’ Support for Science Honored in D.C., Applauded in Maine

Federal funding for MDI Bio Lab, JAX and Bigelow is vital for their work

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Aging

Microscopy in Focus for Maine INBRE Students

Students and young science faculty from all around Maine converged on MDI Bio Lab’s campus for an intensive 10-day course on the use of the most modern microscopy of the day.

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