This Is Why: Chuck Dinsmore, Ph.D.
Chuck Dinsmore has devoted his life to curiosity, discovery and fostering a love of science in others.Continue Reading
Meet Our Postdocs: Dilawar Mir, Ph.D.
Dilawar Mir, Ph.D., is a postdoctoral researcher in the Rogers Lab, working the animal model C. elegans. He focuses on dietary restriction and extending lifespan in the short-lived worm.Continue Reading
Meet Our Postdocs: Hyemin Min, Ph.D.
Hyemin Min, Ph.D. is a postdoctoral researcher in the Updike Lab. She studies the role of germ granules, small particles found just outside of our reproductive cells. Although germ granules were discovered more than 100 years ago, their composition, structure, assembly and function are not well understood.Continue Reading
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Your gift today can help postdoctoral researchers make the scientific breakthroughs of tomorrow.Continue Reading
Meet Our Postdocs: Emily Spaulding, Ph.D.
Emily Spaulding, Ph.D. is a postdoctoral researcher in the Updike Lab.Continue Reading
Meet Our Postdocs: Marko Pende, Ph.D.
Marko Pende, Ph.D., is a postdoctoral researcher in the Murawala Lab, working with regeneration in axolotls. His specific interest is in how the peripheral nervous system affects regrowing an amputated limb.Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
Don and Heather Parker: A Legacy of Giving
Don and Heather Parker’s (pictured left) journey with the MDI Biological Laboratory began when their daughter Laurel was selected to be a high school summer fellow during her junior year. Now, more than two decades later, they are a valued part of the MDI Biological Laboratory community. Long-time annual donors, recently the Parkers became members...Continue Reading