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Zoe Reflects On Her REU

This summer, we had the pleasure of welcoming Zoe Reich as one of MDI Biological Laboratory’s 2022 undergraduate summer fellowship students.  During their 10-week residential mentored research experiences, students also participate in MDIBL's scientific seminar program and professional development workshops.

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2022 Student Fellow Photo Album

On August 5th, we said goodbye to our high school and undergraduate summer fellowship students. They presented their research projects at the two-day Summer Student Symposium, a culmination of the student’s hard work and learning over the past 10 weeks. Faculty, staff, friends and family came together to witness the success of the program and this year's talented cohort. Each student articulated a deeply impactful, positive, and fun experience in their talks and presentations. Several of the students in the 2022 cohort were returning for their second summer with MDIBL, and many more are looking forward to coming back in the future.

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Here’s Why Zoe Pursued a Summer Fellowship at MDIBL

About ten years ago, I visited Mount Desert Island for the first time. I was entranced by the space: from the way fog tiptoed over the water to the thin-trunked, tree-lined walking paths. At Mount Desert Island, I felt at home. I was surrounded by mountains and ocean like my mom’s home country, Trinidad, but at a cooler temperature for me. Around the time of my first visit, I realized what learning meant to me and began the journey that has led me to MDI Biological Laboratory (MDIBL) today.

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Our Sixteen Newest Scientists

Sixteen undergraduate students from seven states, representing ten institutions, arrived at MDI Biological Laboratory (MDIBL) two weeks ago. They are taking part in our popular and highly competitive ten-week summer fellowship programs, through either the INBRE or REU programs. These student fellows infuse the MDIBL campus with energy; our labs are bustling, the curiosity is...

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MDI Biological Laboratory to Host Environmental Data Fellow

The old adage says that many hands make light work – and during the busy MDIBL summers, we’re thankful for all the hands we can get! The whole community is excited that MDIBL has been selected as a host site 2022 for an Environmental Data Initiative (EDI) Data Management Fellowship. The EDI’s mission focuses on...

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Summer of Fun and Futures: Life in the Haller Lab

This summer, MDI Biological Laboratory is hosting six students from Colby University as part of our summer fellowships program, which has 29 total participants this year.

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Visiting Scientist Brett Keiper, Ph.D.: Taking the Time for Creative Inspiration

This is the second in a series of posts describing how collaborations between MDI Biological Laboratory faculty members and visiting scientists are advancing scientific progress.

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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. 

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Meet Our Postdocs: Emily Spaulding, Ph.D.

Emily Spaulding, Ph.D. is a postdoctoral researcher in the Updike Lab.

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