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October 2016: 

– The Maginnis Lab welcomes William Petterson (UMaine ’20)! We are so happy to have your help in the lab!

September 2016: 

– Welcome Laura Horowitz (UMaine ’17) to the Maginnis Lab! We are very happy to have you in our lab and look forward to a great Capstone project!

June 2016:

– The Maginnis Lab welcomes Trevor Lyford (Brown University ’18) and Delaney Woodford (UMaine ’18) to our lab! We are happy to have them in the lab this summer!

May 2016:

– Kashif Mehmood and Michael Wilczek have officially joined the Maginnis lab for their thesis research! We are very excited to have them on our team and look forward to working with them!

April 2016: 

Congratulations to Ashley Soucy for being selected to the INBRE Fellowship Program this summer! We are excited to work with you in the lab this summer!

January 2016: 

– Happy New Year!

– The Maginnis Lab welcomes rotation student Kashif Mehmood! Welcome Kashif!

– Colleen Mayberry has officially joined the Maginnis Lab for her Master’s research! We are excited to have Colleen on our lab team and look forward to witnessing her discoveries!

November 2015: 

– Congratulations to Ashley Soucy (UMaine ’18) for receiving a Frederick Radke Undergraduate Research Fellowship for 2015-2016! This is her 2nd Radke Award! Awesome job!

Congratulations to Conner Lajoie (UMaine ’17) for being awarded an Honors College INBRE Fellowship for 2015-2016! Yahoo!!

October 2015: 

– The Maginnis Lab welcomes rotation student Michael Wilczek and undergrad Tyler Lang! Welcome to our lab!

September 2015: 

– The Maginnis Lab welcomes rotation student Colleen Mayberry and undergrad Conner Lajoie! Welcome to our lab!

– Dr. Maginnis presented new findings from the Maginnis Lab at The 6th Northeast Regional IDeA Conference, Bar Harbor, ME.

August 2015: 

– Jeanne Price joined our lab for her thesis research in the Ph.D. Program in Biochemistry! We’re thrilled that Jeanne joined our group and look forward to working with her!

April 2015:

– Adam Simard was awarded the Edie McVay King Scholarship! Congrats Adam!!

Adam with his Edie McVay King Scholarship!

Adam with his Edie McVay King Scholarship!

– Adam Simard and Ashley Soucy presented posters at The 6th Annual Research and Creative Activities Showcase for The Center for Undergraduate Research! Congratulations!

December 2014: 

– Congratulations to Ashley Soucy (UMaine ’18) for receiving a Frederick Radke Undergraduate Research Fellowship for 2014-2015! Great job!!

November 2014:

Congratulations to Adam Simard (UMaine ’15) who was awarded a Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) Fellowship for 2014-4015! Well done Adam!  http://cugr.umaine.edu/2014-15-fall-fellowship-recipients/

October 2014:

– Professor Maginnis was quoted in the Portland Press Herald regarding the Ebola outbreak and the return of an exposed nurse to the state of Maine. http://www.pressherald.com/2014/10/28/nurse-released-from-quarantine-wont-immediately-return-to-ft-kent-home/

– Professor Maginnis was quoted in the Portland Press Herald regarding the first case of Enterovirus 68 in the state of Maine. Read the article here: http://www.pressherald.com/2014/10/01/first-maine-enterovirus-case-confirmed/

September 2014: 

– The Maginnis Lab welcomes graduate rotation student Jeanne Price, work-study student Ashley N. Soucy, and Capstone student Adam Simard.

July 2014: 

– Dr. Maginnis presented her research findings in a State-of-the-Art Lecture at the XVIth International Congress of Virology in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and convened the session on Small DNA Viruses.

June 2014:

– Dr. Maginnis received funding as an INBRE Investigator Award through the  Maine IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) to support research in her lab July 2014 through April 2019. The Maine INBRE is a $18.4 million grant to strengthen biomedical research and hands-on workforce training in Maine. The five-year award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health, ensures the continuation of the Maine IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE), a collaborative network of 13 Maine research institutions, universities, and colleges led by the MDI Biological Laboratory. Our laboratory is very proud to be a part of this great initiative in the state of Maine!

Click here to read more about the Maine INBRE projects.

– The Maginnis Lab welcomes work-study study Kyle Holyoke to help with lab set-up!