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USM cuts to impact Maine's biotech field

The University of Southern Maine’s plan to eliminate its applied medical sciences program is expected to have a negative impact on Maine’s biotechnology industry along...

Jackson Lab gets $10M for disease research

The Jackson Laboratory has received $10 million from the family of a board member to launch a new center that will boost disease research.

Jackson Lab opens Connecticut research center

The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine opened officially Tuesday afternoon in Farmington, Conn., during a dedication ceremony attended by senior officials from the Bar...

Ramunas Stepanauskas probes the secrets of life deep inside Earth

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When it comes to taking on a seemingly impossible challenge, Ramunas Stepanauskas doesn't shirk, but instead throws himself at it.

Jackson Lab reveals overseas ambitions

A top executive for Bar Harbor-based Jackson Lab said the company is planning to possibly expand into China to take advantage of the country’s growing biomedical research...

Maine medical lab gets $12.9M contract

Massachusetts-based Alere, a medical diagnostics company, has won a $12.9 million government contract to develop a new test for pandemic influenza at its Maine lab.

Portland biotech firm sues Cooke Aquaculture

A Portland-based biotechnology firm is suing New Brunswick-based Cooke Aquaculture and affiliated businesses over four alleged patent infringements.

ALS donations could boost Jackson Lab work

A major surge in donations to the ALS Association prompted by the viral Ice Bucket Challenge campaign could lead to more research work for the Bar Harbor-based Jackson...

Decision upheld in Jackson Lab whistleblower case

A Maine superior court's decision of a whistleblower case won by Bar Harbor-based Jackson Laboratory last year has been upheld by the state's highest court.

Maine's highest-paid public company executives

RankName, company, locationTotal annual compensation...