The University of New England has been selected to join the Maine IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE), a collaborative network of state educational and research institutions, lead by MDI Biological Laboratory, that strives to strengthen Maine’s capacity to conduct cutting-edge biomedical research.
A new electric vehicle (EV) charging station installed at MDI Biological Laboratory, in collaboration with A Climate to Thrive, helps to extend Maine’s Downeast EV corridor.
Susie Arnold, Ph.D., Marine Scientist at the Island Institute will discuss research findings of a joint effort to understand if co-cultivation of kelp can improve shellfish production in the face of increased ocean acidification.
Explore how physical environment, fermentation process and genetics all contribute to the development of wine.
Thanks to a $75,000 grant from The Cotswold Foundation, the MDI Biological Laboratory will add the African turquoise killifish (Nothobranchius furzeri) to its growing roster of animal models, thus strengthening the institution’s longstanding tradition of engaging in comparative research to gain an understanding of the mechanisms involved in aging and regeneration.
Scientists at the MDI Biological Laboratory, in collaboration with scientists from the Buck Institute for Research on Aging in Novato, Calif., and Nanjing University in China, have identified synergistic cellular pathways for longevity that amplify lifespan fivefold in C. elegans, a nematode worm used as a model in aging research.
In a January 13 Science Café entitled “Spatial patterns in well water quality: A view from MDI,” Sarah Hall, Ph.D., will talk about how the iconic geology of this region of Maine plays a role in what’s in our drinking water.
The MDI Biological Laboratory has announced that Janis L. Coates, Ph.D., executive director of Southwest Harbor, Maine-based Island Readers & Writers has joined its board of trustees.