An undergraduate from the University of Maine at Fort Kent will be the first participant in a new drug development and clinical summer research program at Eastern Maine Medical Cancer (EMMC) Cancer Care offered through Maine INBRE, a statewide biomedical training and research network led by the MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine.
Exactly when does old age begin? Which health markers best predict who will live a long and healthy life versus a life spent in poor health?
Developing metrics to help answer these questions and to understand the tradeoffs between lifespan and health span is the subject of a recent paper by MDI Biological Laboratory scientists in Journals of Gerontology: Biological Sciences, a publication of the Geron…
The summer MDI Science Café series will kick off June 26 with a talk on the interface between art and science by Cheryl M. Coffin, M.D., of Surry, Maine, an artist and professor emerita of pathology, microbiology and immunology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.
The MDI Biological Laboratory has announced that Joel Graber, Ph.D., will join the faculty as a senior staff scientist as of May 2. He will serve as director of the institution’s Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Core.
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.
Neurology Central, an online publication based in the United Kingdom, will sponsor a live webinar with MDI Biological Laboratory scientist James A. Coffman, Ph.D., on the subject of how chronic stress experienced during early development epigenetically programs adult disease risk.
The MDI Biological Laboratory will host a community meeting entitled “What’s in Your Drinking Water?” to educate the public about dangers of arsenic in their drinking water. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 18, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the laboratory’s Center for Science Entrepreneurship on its Bar Harbor campus.