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Bioinformatics
Bangor Daily News · February 24, 2022

MDI Biological Laboratory scientist identifies mechanism underlying ‘inflammaging’

Research by Samuel Beck, Ph.D., links age-related chronic inflammation with disruption of chromatin architecture.

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Bioinformatics
Mount Desert Islander · January 23, 2022

Lab awarded grant to advance cloud computing in Maine

MDIBL receives new grant to promote the shift to cloud computing among Maine INBRE undergraduates and researchers.

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Aging
Mount Desert Islander · January 22, 2022

Research sheds light on effects of dietary restriction

Aric N. Rogers, Ph.D., discovers that muscle may be a protected tissue under conditions of dietary restriction (DR). 

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Collaborations
Bangor Daily News · January 5, 2022

UMaine announces first Statewide Research Symposium on Biomedical Science and Engineering for fall 2022

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Aging
Medical Xpress · December 22, 2021

Gene expressions related to DNA changes due to aging found to be related to CpG islands

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Aging
The Scientist · December 21, 2021

Aging in Mice Linked to Misexpression of Class of Genes

Genes lacking a particular structure known as CpG islands tend to go haywire in older cells, a study finds, potentially contributing to key facets of aging. But it’s not yet clear if the relationship is causal.

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Aging
Alzforum · December 17, 2021

Aberrant Heterochromatin, Gene Expression Inflame Old Cells

Research by Sam Beck, Ph.D., finds age-related gene misregulation could create an inflammatory milieu that contributes to Alzheimer's disease risk

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Bioinformatics
Bangor Daily News · December 15, 2021

MDI Biological Laboratory awarded grant to advance cloud computing in Maine

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Regenerative Biology
Bangor Daily News · December 10, 2021

Salamanders at a Bar Harbor lab may one day help people regrow missing limbs

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