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Jackson Lab gets $3.4M purse for genetic disorder research

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A research group at the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor has received a $3,436,466 boost from the National Institutes of Health that will help spearhead the development of new data resources and...

Jackson Lab method may preserve fertility in female cancer patients

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Radiation and chemotherapy may increase the risk for infertility in female cancer patients, but a researcher at Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor and her colleague say it may be possible to design...

MDI Biological Lab finds new way to heal wounds

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An MDI Biological Laboratory professor has discovered a new way that wounds heal themselves, opening the door for research on new genes or drugs to promote healing.

Jackson Lab gets $1.3M teaching grant for Maine, Connecticut program

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The Jackson Laboratory has pulled yet more federal funding with a $1,281,975 Science Education Partnership Award from the National Institutes of Health.

ImmuCell continues growth, backlog in first quarter

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Animal health company ImmuCell Corp. (NASDAQ: ICCC) of Portland reported lower sales and net profits for its first quarter ended March 31, though total sales for the 12-month period were up compared...

Jackson Lab discovery may lead to new ways to treat brain diseases

Researchers at Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor and their collaborators said they have found that the buildup of certain molecules in the brain may lead to diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease,...

MDI Bio Lab awarded $20K for aging research program

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The Bar Harbor-based MDI Biological Laboratory has received a $20,000 grant to support a new course on aging that will examine the abilities by humans to repair and regenerate tissue as they get...

Bigelow Lab marine algae accelerator to break ground

Groundbreaking will begin this spring and early summer on a roughly 3,000-square-foot pilot-scale production greenhouse on the East Boothbay campus of the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences.

Bowdoin vice president departs for Jackson Lab position

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On Thursday, Bowdoin College President Clayton Rose announced that Bowdoin Vice President and Treasurer S. Catherine “Katy” Longley will be leaving her post in June to become vice...

USDA awards Jackson Labs $5.8M for research

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A little over a week after plotting the timetable for its ambitious 140,000-square-foot Ellsworth expansion, Jackson Laboratory has been awarded $5,840,041 from the U.S. Department of Health and...

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