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…
High school students and recent graduates will have the opportunity to develop their laboratory skills and explore the range of career opportunities in biomedical science in a new MDI Biological Laboratory course entitled “Biomedical Bootcamp: Techniques for 21st Century Careers” to be held Aug. 13 through 18.
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.