In this post, MDI Biological Laboratory scientist Aric Rogers, Ph.D., discusses his participation in a recent walk in support of Huntington's disease. Photo caption (left to right): Marc Letendre, Nancy Patterson, Aric Rogers, Ph.D.
In this excerpt from an article in Colby Magazine by Kate Carlisle, genomics expert Andrea R. Tilden, Ph.D., The J. Warren Merrill Associate Professor of Biology at Colby and a visiting scientist in bioinformatics at the MDI Biological Laboratory, discusses the evolution of the fields of bioinformatics and computational biology.
The following interview with Kevin Strange, Ph.D., president of the MDI Biological Laboratory, is excerpted from Eureka, a blog serving the CRO (contract research organization) industry. Launched by Charles River Labs in 2012, the site is a way for scientists to connect and share big ideas on the cutting-edge bench science driving drug discovery and development, particularly in the areas of preclinical safety and assessment, pharmaceutical manufacturing and animal research models.
Forty-one high school and undergraduate students participated in summer research fellowships at the MDI Biological Laboratory this summer. Here, three summer research fellows share their observations on what the experience has meant to them.
This post by MDI Biological Laboratory faculty member Hermann Haller, M.D., professor and director of the Department of Nephrology and Hypertension at Hannover Medical School in Hanover, Germany, uses the painting "Allegory of Love" by the Florentine painter Agnolo Bronzino to discuss how paintings can be used to teach the art of diagnosis. Haller lectures frequently on the interface between art and medicine.
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