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Will CRISPR/Cas9 be the Catalyst that Revolutionizes Human Health?

At the MDI Biological Laboratory (MDIBL), the importance of answering that question has put scientists on the front lines of research. 

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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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Will You Invest in The Future of Science?

Your gift today can help postdoctoral researchers make the scientific breakthroughs of tomorrow.

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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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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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Women in Science Day 2021 – Elisabeth Marnik and Juyoung Shim

To mark Women in Science Day on February 11, 2021, we’re sharing the stories of female scientists, past and present, at the MDI Biological Laboratory. Elisabeth Marnik and Juyoung Shim: Training the Next Generation of Academic Researchers MDI Biological Laboratory’s robust postdoctoral training program provides young scientists with the training they need to launch successful...

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This is Why: Elisabeth Marnik, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher

“The research and education we do here is so important for future generations, and I’m glad I can be part of it.” Elisabeth Marnik, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher Elisabeth says that being at the MDI Biological Laboratory has given her the opportunity to not only conduct and publish really exciting research, but she’s had the chance...

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MDIBL celebrates promotion of Dustin Updike, Ph.D., to Associate Professor

“You can’t overstate the effect that walking to work through this beautiful campus has on your well-being.  It clears your head and prepares you to do the best science possible.” Dustin Updike, Ph.D. The MDIBL community recently came together to celebrate the promotion of Dustin Updike, Ph.D., to Associate Professor. In the seven years that...

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