Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering

Neivandt Shares Benefits of RET Program in ‘Science Scope’

Tracy Vassiliev, a middle school science teacher at the James E. Doughty School in Bangor, and David Neivandt, a University of Maine professor, associate vice president for research and graduate studies, and director of the Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering, co-wrote Let Them Eat Cake … OE-Cake!, which was published in the April/May […]

Read more

2015 Graduate Academic Exposition Winners

More than 120 presentations were made during the 2015 Graduate Academic Exposition in separate categories of four areas of competition — posters, oral presentations, intermedia and fine arts exhibits, and a PechaKucha, or rapid-fire slide show event — as well as a photo contest. About $12,000 in prize money was awarded at this year’s expo, […]

Read more

More than 120 Graduate Students to Display Projects at Annual Expo

University of Maine graduate students will showcase their research and artistic works during the Graduate Student Government’s 2015 Graduate Academic Exposition April 2–3. Work will be presented, judged and on display from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday in the Innovative Media Research and Commercialization (IMRC) Center on campus. The event will feature […]

Read more

MTM Interviews Neivandt About Foreign Technology Workers

David Neivandt, associate vice president for research and graduate studies and director of the Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering at the University of Maine, was cited in a MaineToday Media story about the state lagging behind in hiring foreign technology workers. The story reported that, despite a shortage of technically skilled professionals in […]

Read more

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Carnegie Foundation Selects UMaine for 2015 Community Engagement Classification

The University of Maine is one of 240 colleges and universities in the United States selected to receive the 2015 Community Engagement Classification of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. UMaine and 156 other institutions received reclassification; 83 colleges and universities received first-time classification. In 2008, UMaine and Bates College were the first […]

Read more

Vice President Kim Featured in WVII, WABI Reports on Zebrafish, Flu Research

Carol Kim, a University of Maine microbiologist and vice president for research and graduate school dean, spoke with WVII (Channel 7) and WABI (Channel 5) about a research team led by UMaine scientists that has shown two strains of human influenza A virus (IAV) can infect live zebrafish embryos, and that treatment with an anti-influenza […]

Read more

Retired Wildlife Biologist to Deliver Geddes W. Simpson Lecture

A retired wildlife biologist, author and outdoor enthusiast will deliver the 13th Annual Geddes W. Simpson Lecture at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, in the McIntire Room in Buchanan Alumni House at the University of Maine. William Krohn’s free, public talk is titled “Using Historical Information in Wildlife Science: A Personal Journey.” Krohn, who earned […]

Read more

hand washing

Scientists to Study Impact of Soap Antimicrobial on Public Health

Julie Gosse, University of Maine assistant professor of molecular and biomedical sciences, is examining how a synthetic antimicrobial common in soaps and deodorants inhibits cells that sometimes fight cancer. Triclosan (TCS) was once limited to use in hospitals. But in the 1990s, manufacturers began putting the chemical into antibacterial soaps, toothpaste, body washes, facial cleansers […]

Read more