The interface between regeneration and aging will be the subject of a “Resetting the Aging Clock” lecture series for the public by leading scientists in the field of regenerative biology and aging to be held July 22 through Aug. 1 at the MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine.
MDI Biological Laboratory President Hermann Haller, M.D., will talk about using masterpieces of art to teach students the art of medical diagnosis in a July 22 MDI Science Café entitled “The Art of Medical Diagnosis: Training the Next Generation of Physicians and Scientists.”
“Is There Arsenic in Your Drinking Water?” will be the subject of an MDI Science Café to be held at the MDI Biological Laboratory on Monday, July 8. The café will be held at 5 p.m. at the Maine Center for Biomedical Innovation on the campus of the MDI Biological Laboratory, 159 Old Bar Harbor Road, Salisbury Cove.
Children of all ages and their families will have an opportunity to experience science in a way that stimulates children’s interest and encourages parental involvement in science education at a Family Science Night at the MDI Biological Laboratory on Thursday, July 11, from 5 to 7 p.m.
The long history of interactions between natural science and economics will be the subject of a June 24 MDI Science Café presentation entitled “The Search for Truth in the History of Science and Economics: Some Surprising Connections.”
University of Maine neuroscientist Kristy Townsend, Ph.D., will talk about factors contributing to the national epidemic of obesity and overweight and steps individuals can take to control their weight at an MDI Science Café presentation at the MDI Biological Laboratory.
The MDI Biological Laboratory has received an award of nearly $18 million from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), an Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), for the renewal of a grant to strengthen biomedical research and research training in Maine.