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GSBSE NIH T32 Institutional Research Training Grant 2022-2023 & 2023-2024 Awardees

The Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering (GSBSE) T32 Steering Committee has chosen three current GSBSE Ph.D. students as the fourth cohort and three as the fifth cohort of the UMaine GSBSE NIH T32 Institutional Research Training Grant. The awardees are: Courtney Willey, mentor Dr. Ron Korstanje of the Jackson Laboratory Hannah Megathlin, mentor […]

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Look who got published!

Zachary Applebee under the advising of Dr. Caitlin Howell published a review paper in Industrial Chemistry and Materials called, “Multi-component liquid-infused systems: a new approach to functional coatings.” The journal also is promoting the article on EurekAlert, a nonprofit news-release distribution platform operated by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) as a […]

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F31 Award Announcement!

We are excited to share Ph.D. graduate student, Audrie Langlais, who received an official notice of award from the NIH for an F31 trainee fellowship. Congratulations to Audrie!  

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GSBSE PhD Student Mohamed Zaid standing in front of his research poster.

Graduate Student Spotlight — Mohamed Zaid

Welcome to Graduate Student Spotlight Interviews! Today we encourage you to meet Mohamed Zaid, Ph.D. student, Biomedical Engineering. His way to Ph.D. path, challenges being an international student, importance of research project and personal achievement — read further in our interview with Mohamed.  Your name, major, concentration and year of studying? Hi, I am Mohamed Zaid, and […]

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Headshots of GSBSE Institute of Medicine Fellowships Award Winners: Bailey Blair, Joshua Hamilton, Kathryn Patenaude.

GSBSE Institute of Medicine Fellowship Award Recipients

The University of Maine Institute of Medicine awarded nine graduate summer fellowships for 2023. These awards are to support students’ research in health science and biomedicine, and awards include $6,000 for a stipend, one graduate tuition credit and health insurance coverage.  We are happy to inform that three of the nine awards were received by […]

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Photo of Cory Diemler, GSBSE Ph.D. student standing in front of the stage, holding his 1st place award certificate.

Cory Diemler, GSBSE Ph.D. Student, took 1st place at recent Student Showcase

The fifth annual BioME Student Showcase took place in Bangor, ME. Students shared their science research and the GSBSE Ph.D. student, Cory Diemler, took the first place and award for his outstanding research “TREM2 Microglia: An Alternative Therapeutic Target for Glaucomatous Neurodegeneration.”  Cory states that glaucoma is a neurodegenerative disease and is the second leading […]

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Andrew Ouellette Research

Congratulations to Andrew Ouellette with receiving an F31 Grant

We are proud to congratulate, GSBSE, Ph.D. Student, Andy Ouellette, with receiving an F31 Grant with his project titled, “Dlgap2 as a Regulator of Alzheimer’s Disease Related Cognitive Declines Via Synaptic Modifications.” The F31 Grant can support up to five years of predoctoral research training for Ph.D. students. Andy states that the work proposed in […]

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GSBSE Ph.D. Student, Junie Fong, takes 3rd place at recent Student Showcase

On May 3, 2023, BioME organized the fifth annual BioME Student Showcase at Bangor Arts Exchange in Bangor, ME. This provided students with an opportunity to share their passion for life science research.  We are happy to announce that 3rd Place was taken by GSBSE Ph.D. student, Junie Fong, with her project “Creating Efficient Anti-Bacterial […]

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Recent Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering PhD graduate, Cory Johnson at the Graduate School Commencement Ceremony at the University of Maine in Orono on May 5, 2023.

Cory Johnson, Ph.D. — GSBSE Graduating Student Spotlight

Cory Johnson, Ph.D. student at the Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering finished the Program in Sept 2022, and participated in Commencement in May 2023. Cory shares his thoughts and experiences after the completing the program below: How has GSBSE helped you develop into the research scientist or engineer that you are today? GSBSE […]

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