MDI Biological Laboratory Education Director Jane E. Disney, Ph.D., and systems developer Duncan Bailey will talk about this trend at an MDI Science Café presentation entitled “Knowledge to Action: The New Face of Citizen Science” to be held Monday, Sept. 11 at 5 p.m. in the Kinne Library on the laboratory’s Bar Harbor campus.
The recent advances in the science of aging will be the topic of an MDI Science Café presentation by MDI Biological Laboratory scientist Aric Rogers, Ph.D., entitled “Slowing Aging to Prevent Age-Related Disease and Decline.” The café will be held on Monday, Aug. 7, at 5 p.m. at the MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor.
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D., will address the subject of precision medicine at an MDI Science Café on Monday, July 24, entitled, “Precision and Imprecision: Science and the Art of Medicine” or “What Precisely is Personalized Medicine?” The talk will be held at 5 p.m. at the Maine Center for Biomedical Innovation on the campus of the MDI…
Rebecca L. Holberton, Ph.D., professor of avian biology at the University of Maine’s School of Biology and Ecology, and Lindsay Tudor, a wildlife biologist for the bird group at the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife, will discuss a new technology aimed at tracking shorebird movements at the next MDI Science Café.
Entrepreneur Nadir Yildirim, Ph.D., will talk about the potential of microscopic wood fibers called nanocelluloses to transform Maine’s forest products industry in a March 6 MDI Science Café entitled “Nanotechnology and the Futurist Green Material, Nanocellulose.”
Bruce A. Stanton, Ph.D., the director of the Dartmouth Toxic Metals Superfund Research Program and a professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, will deliver a presentation entitled “What’s in Your Drinking Water?” at an MDI Science Café on Aug. 22, 2016.
Hermann Haller, M.D., who leads one of the world’s premier research groups in the field of kidney regeneration, will deliver a presentation entitled “From Fish and Mice to Men: How to Make a New Kidney” at an MDI Science Café to be held at 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, at the Kinne Library at the MDI Biological Laboratory.