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When Giving Benefits Everyone

    “MDIBL has always had a special place in our hearts.  But being able to give a charitable gift through our IRA allows us to make a more impactful gift and reduce our taxable income.” – Dr. Edward J. Benz, Jr. and Dr. Margaret A. Vettese Many of us have sacrificed to accumulate retirement...

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Looking to 2021 – How Your Gift Will Boost Scientific Discovery

It’s hard to believe that we’re once again approaching a new season — when fall’s bright colors fade to usher in the inevitable Maine winter. During this tumultuous year, nature has had a calming influence on me. It’s reassuring to know that time and the seasons march determinedly forward, regardless of circumstance. And so too...

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Session with a Scientist: Aric Rogers, Ph.D.

In this Session with a Scientist, we sit down with Aric Rogers, Ph.D., to learn more about the important initiative he’s been working on and to hear the incredible impact donors have on his research.

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This is Why: The Fundamental Importance of Science

Recently, the relevance of MDI president, Dr. Hermann Haller’s own research on glycocalyx, the dense layer of sugars, proteins and lipids that cover every cell in our body, took on unexpected relevance in the fight against COVID-19.

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An Indelible Impression Leads to Giving Back

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This Is Why: Lab Partners

Being a Lab Partner, as our monthly donors are known, is an easy and impactful way to  support the MDI Biological Laboratory’s research and educational programs. Alumnae Anastasia Gianakas and Diane Saunders donate as Lab Partners, in recognition of the formative impact of their time at the Lab, and to support the MDI Biological Laboratory...

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Estate Planning doesn’t have to be intimidating

Please note that we are prohibited from giving legal or financial advice and none of the information above should be interpreted as such. We encourage you to consult with your own legal counsel or financial advisor.  These links are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement...

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SECURE Act: Important Updates to Your Retirement Benefits

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Your Savings. Your Legacy.

“We believe in the critical importance of basic research and appreciate the community outreach they do.  We feel like a part of the MDIBL family and making a planned gift was a way for us to connect beyond our selves.”  Allan KleinmanVolunteer   Allan Kleinman is an active volunteer and supporter of many nonprofit organizations...

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