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.
The mission of Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park — to pursue collaborative solutions to critical environmental challenges through discovery and learning — will be the subject of a May 13 MDI Science Café at the MDI Biological Laboratory.
The role of next-generation therapies in cancer treatment will be the subject of a March 11 MDI Science Café entitled “The Frontiers of Cancer Research” by cancer biologist/immunologist Muneer G. Hasham, Ph.D., of The Jackson Laboratory.
Though the ability to grow a new limb after injury or new heart muscle after a heart attack may seem like science fiction, regenerative biology may be closer than we think to achieving this goal. In a Jan. 14 science café entitled “Unlocking the Potential for Repair and Regeneration of Human Limbs, Hearts, Brains and Other Organs,” James Godwin, Ph.D., who studies regeneration in salamanders, will talk about how the potential for human…
Fourth graders from elementary schools on Mount Desert Island and in Trenton visited the MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor during the week of Nov. 26 for an introduction to biology.