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Education
Bangor Daily News · June 8, 2022

UMF graduate and first-generation college student goes on to cellular research Ph.D. program after gene discovery

First-generation college student Anyssa Phaneuf, a member of the UMF graduating Class of 2022, always liked knowing how things work.

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Regenerative Biology
Science Daily · June 1, 2022

Scientists developing the axolotl as a model for regeneration

Highly regenerative salamander could lead to new regenerative medicine therapies

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Other
Bangor Daily News · April 22, 2022

MDI lab pledges to offer haven for Ukrainian scientists fleeing the war

A Bar Harbor lab is pledging to offer haven for Ukrainian scientists fleeing from the 2-month-old war devastating their country.

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Other
Penobscot Bay Pilot · April 22, 2022

MDI Biological Laboratory opens its doors to Ukrainian scientists from the war-torn country

The MDI Biological Laboratory (MDIBL) is announcing plans to shelter scientists, research personnel, and their families fleeing the war in Ukraine. 

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Regenerative Biology
Mount Desert Islander · April 17, 2022

MDI researchers win NIH grants

 Two scientists at Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory have been awarded Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). These grants, also called R21s, will fund two years of innovative research in the labs of Prayag Murawala, Ph.D. and James A. Coffman, Ph.D. 

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Biotechnology
Mount Desert Islander · March 27, 2022

MDI Biological Laboratory launches new program

The MDI Biological Laboratory (MDIBL) has named James S. Strickland as director of MDI Bioscience, a new initiative focused on using non-mammalian models in early drug discovery and development.  

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Mainebiz · March 22, 2022

Maine’s $110M in NIH research grants supported nearly 2,000 jobs last year

Bar Harbor organization Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory received 14 NIH grants in 2021, totaling $8,261,874.

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Biotechnology
Portland Press Herald · March 20, 2022

Our View: Maine lab shows drug companies how to fail

MDI Biological Laboratory is making drug discovery more efficient, saving time and money.

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Biotechnology
The Scientist · March 15, 2022

Oust the Mouse:

A Plan to Reduce Mammal Use in Drug Development

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