Scientists from around the country will gather May 1 through 6 at the MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, to develop universal tools to analyze unexplored data for potential solutions to some of our most pressing scientific problems. The week-long Barn Raising for Data-Intensive Discovery, the first such workshop to be held at the institution, will bring scientists together from a range of scientific disciplines.
The MDI Biological Laboratory has announced that it has received a grant to support a new course on aging that will draw internationally renowned scientists to Bar Harbor, Maine, to examine fundamental questions about our ability to repair and regenerate tissue as we age.
Over 150 scientists and students will convene at the MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor April 29 and 30 for the 43rd annual Maine Biological and Medical Sciences Symposium. The purpose of the symposium is to showcase research results, exchange ideas and promote collaborations and networking among scientists and students from a variety of disciplines.
More than 300 scientists, students, and research administrators from Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, and Delaware will gather in Bar Harbor, Maine from September 24–26. The meeting will highlight the success of the Institutional Development Award (IDeA), a federal research program to enhance the research capacity of states that have had historically low levels of research funding from the National Institutes of Health.
Dustin Shillcox was 26 years old when doctors told him he’d never move his legs again. But today, Dustin can move his legs and toes, and is working on his sit ups and back extensions, thanks to an experimental research study led by Claudia Angeli, Ph.D.
Deborah Blum, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author, will give a talk entitled, “In the Poisoner’s Cupboard: A history of arsenic in human health (and homicide)” at the MDI Biological Laboratory on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 5:00 p.m.
Senator Susan Collins joined leaders from colleges and research institutions across Maine as well as dozens of Maine college students at the MDI Biological Laboratory today to celebrate the receipt of an $18.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.
The MDI Biological Laboratory is launching a new five-day workshop to give students and scientists an understanding of entrepreneurship and the role they can play in bringing new, life-saving drugs and devices to market.