Dr. Sandra Rieger is quoted in this article on the expansion of the use of the zebrafish (D. rerio) as a model organism in scientific research.
The MDI Biological Laboratory has been transformed in the 21st century and is recognized by the international science community and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as a world leader in regenerative medicine and aging research.
Josephine P. Briggs will address the subject of precision medicine at an MDI Science Café at the Maine Center for Biomedical Innovation on the campus of the MDI Biological Laboratory on Monday, July 24, at 5 p.m.
These special segments on Family Science Night with Dr. Bob Morris aired on WABI TV5. The event is an annual tradition at the MDI Biological Laboratory and will be happening tonight, July 13, rain or shine, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
During Maine Startup and Create 2017, Lori Valigra spoke with Kevin Strange, Ph.D., president of the MDI Biological Laboratory, and Isaiah Mansour, a summer fellow in the Strange laboratory, on fostering an entrepreneurial ecosystem in Maine that creates quality jobs for Maine STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) students.
MDI Biological Laboratory President Kevin Strange, Ph.D., was featured in Maine magazine’s fifth annual “50 Mainers” issue, which highlights the careers of Mainers who are “leading by example.” The influential Mainers were recognized in the July issue for their “drive to do what’s best for their communities, no matter what the odds or expectations.”
A new biomedical bootcamp at the MDI Biological Laboratory will give high school students and recent graduates a chance to immerse themselves in science to explore whether they would like to pursue a career in academia or industry.
Everyone wants to live a long life, but is there much point of longevity if your twilight years are unhealthy? Researchers have developed a new toolkit for measuring health in studies of longevity.
Growing the state’s capacity to compete in research and development in biological sciences is part of the next step. Voters should make a point of getting to their polling station and saying “yes” to an important investment in the future.