Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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UMaine Bioengineering Students Collaborate With The Jackson Laboratory, IDEXX Laboratories on Capstone Projects

Three University of Maine student research teams in bioengineering are collaborating with The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor and IDEXX Laboratories Inc., in Westbrook on senior capstone projects. Working under the supervision of Professor David Neivandt, director of UMaine’s Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering, and coordinator of the undergraduate bioengineering program, the bioengineering […]

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