Education

Student Spotlight: Josh Hamilton

We continue with our series featuring the nine graduate students who received research fellowships to focus on research last summer.  Joshua David Hamilton, a biomedical engineering Ph.D. student advised by Andre Khalil, received funding for a project titled “Breast cancer case-control pilot study on patient-matched mammograms and histological tissue slides for NCI grant renewal proposal.”  […]

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CUGR Announces Academic Year Fellowship Recipients

The University of Maine’s Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) has announced the 2023-24 CUGR and Maine Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) academic year fellowship winners.  The Institute of Medicine will fund one fellowship, awarded to Sydney Brown, Molecular and Cellular Biology, “Evaluation of calcium inhibitor drugs in JC Polyomavirus infection,” advised by Melissa Maginnis The CUGR […]

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Student Spotlight: Sean Sibley

We continue with our series featuring the nine graduate students who received research fellowships to focus on research last summer.  Sean Sibley, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, CNE, Clinical Assistant Faculty & FNP Program Coordinator in the University of Maine School of Nursing and a Ph.D. candidate in Nursing Education took time to answer a few questions […]

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Student Spotlight – Katie Patenaude

Katie Patenaude is one of the nine graduate students who received a research fellowship to focus on research this summer.  She took time to answer a few questions about the impact of the award, her experience at UMaine and plans for the future.  We wish her the best as she defends her dissertation on September […]

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Falls Prevention Lunch & Learn on September 28

The AgingME Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) is pleased to present a virtual Lunch & Learn session on falls prevention from 12 -1 pm on Thursday, September 28. MaineHealth’s Kirsten Dorsey and Jessica Bolduc will lead a dynamic conversation about falls prevention resources for older Mainers. We will explore information about the prevalence of falls, the economic […]

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18th annual University of Maine Clinical Geriatrics Colloquium

18th annual University of Maine Clinical Geriatrics Colloquium Wednesday, October 25, 2023 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.  The Eighteenth Annual University of Maine Clinical Geriatrics Colloquium will be a hybrid event this year (both in-person and Zoom online webinar). It will be held on Wednesday, October 25th on the University of Maine Orono campus, and […]

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Henry featured on Maine Public discussing the growth of biomedical research in Maine

Clarissa Henry, professor of biological sciences and director of Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering at the University of Maine, was featured in Maine Public’s show Maine Calling discussing the growth of biomedical research and education in Maine. Henry researches cell and molecular biology of segmentation and muscle development in zebrafish. The goal of […]

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2023 MSE Summer Symposium

The Microbes and Social Equity working group, and The University of Maine Institute of Medicine will once again host a free-to-attend virtual summer symposium. Save the dates: June 5 – 9th, 2023 We will host one thematic session per day, from 11 – 14:45 pm EDT Session themes include: Reconsidering ‘One Health’ Through Microbes Microbiomes and […]

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Student Spotlight: Avery England, PhD Chemistry Candidate

Avery England is a Ph.D. candidate in Chemistry. Her thesis advisor, Prof Scott Collins, says “Avery is delightful to work with. She is a dedicated and diligent student with an eclectic curiosity that drives her research with intriguing perspectives.” Avery shared her path to a Ph.D. program and her interest in nanoscience:  ___________________________________________________________________________ As a chemistry student, I […]

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