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MDI Bio Lab Sparked Cinda Scott’s Life in Science and Education

Cinda Scott, Ph.D., trained at MDI Bio Lab at the turn of the last century. Now she’s running a field-science education program in Panama, while publishing new research on at-risk marine ecosystems and vulnerable communities.

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MDIBL Alum ‘Pays it Forward’ At AZ Mayo Clinic

Alum Alfred D. Doyle, Ph.D., talks about his experiences at the MDI Biological Laboratory and how they shaped his career. Can you share a bit about your time at MDIBL? In 1995, I spent a wonderful summer as a student fellow at MDIBL and had a formative experience with Dr. Rui Wang researching dogfish cardiomyocytes....

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This Is Why: Chuck Dinsmore, Ph.D.

Chuck Dinsmore has devoted his life to curiosity, discovery and fostering a love of science in others. 

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Chalk Talks Still Going Strong

For over a century, MDI Biological Laboratory has hosted short research visits and sabbaticals for academic and industry scientists. Throughout the summer and fall, our Visiting Scientist program continues to flourish as we welcome a series of researchers whose work dovetails with our own faculty’s. For many of us, no better moment captured the magic of MDIBL’s collaborations than our long running tradition of the popular summer Chalk Talk series.

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The Momentum of Summer at MDIBL

Summer is here and never has June’s arrival brought such delight! At the beginning of June we welcomed 29 summer student fellows and the first round of what will be a total of 16 visiting scientists to campus. While every year our seasonal researchers bring an infusion of energy to MDIBL, this year in particular, we feel...

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This Is Why: Joan Mansfield

I spent my summers on Mt. Desert Island as a child, and I loved (and still do!) hiking the island trails and combing the beaches. At the end of high school, I worked at MDIBL for five weeks in the summer of 1969. We worked to extract a nerve substance from starfish legs and used...

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This Is Why: Jaspreet Kohli

MDI Biological Laboratory’s summer fellowship programs strive to offer a well-rounded, unique research experience for students. Working on real-world, meaningful science alongside avid and invested mentors, and the chance to make long-lasting friendships in a stunning coastal location, make a summer at MDIBL what it is: a fun, educational, memorable, and in many cases, a...

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MDIBL hosts successful first Homecoming!

 

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An Indelible Impression Leads to Giving Back

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