UMaine Medicine launches second spring seminar series

The University of Maine Institute of Medicine has announced its second spring seminar series, with Zoom events scheduled 3–4 p.m. on Fridays from March 12–April 16. All events are free, but registration is required. 

The series kicks off March 12 with “In vivo physiology of kidney development detected with genetically encoded biosensors,” presented by Ian Drummond, professor and director of the Kathryn W. Davis Center for Regenerative Biology and Aging at MDI Biological Laboratory. Registration can be done by visiting the institute’s seminars webpage

The series also includes: 

  • “LOTR-1: The Fellowship of LOTUS and Tudor Domains in C. elegans Germ Granules” on March 19.
  • “Soft tissue in-growth into 3D printed porous” on March 26.
  • “Pathways to commercialization of medical products” on April 16.  

Graduate students who attend the most webinars during both series this spring will have the chance to enter a drawing to win an iPad. Participants can also earn a one-hour CME credit for each seminar they attend, offered by UMaine Medicine and Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center. 

For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Cecile Ferguson, 207.581.3026;