Portrait of Aric Rogers

Dr. Aric Rogers receives R01 and publishes three papers

Dr. Aric Rogers, Assistant Professor at the MDI Biological Laboratory and affiliated faculty at the GSBSE, recently received a $1,867,500 R01 grant from NIA/NIGMS. Additionally, he published three papers in 2019: Lan J, Rollins JA, Zang X, Wu D, Zou L, Wang Z, Ye C, Wu Z, Kapahi P*, Rogers AN*, Chen D* (2019). Translational Regulation […]

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Two GSBSE Biomedical Science PhDs co-authors on GSBSE Faculty Paper

Jesse Rochester and Sarah Holbrook in the Updike Lab at MDI Biological Laboratory and the Burgess Lab at the Jackson Laboratory, respectively, were featured as co-authors in a recent publication titled “Germline Maintenance Through the Multifaceted Activities of GLH/Vasa in Caenorhabditis elegans P Granules” in the latest publication of the journal Genetics. Sarah Holbrook’s contribution […]

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UMaine researchers defend scientific contributions of two misrepresented pioneers in hypertension

Misquotations and quotations made without historical context unfairly paint two pioneers in hypertension investigators as flawed in their thinking, according to two University of Maine researchers. Merrill Elias, emeritus professor of psychology and emeritus cooperating professor in the Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering, and Amanda Goodell, research associate in psychology, have published a […]

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Portrait of Merrill Elias

Dr. Elias appointed to the Board of Editors of the American Journal of Hypertension

Merrill F Elias, Emeritus Professor of Psychology and Emeritus Cooperating Professor, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Engineering, has just been appointed to the Board of Editors of the American Journal of Hypertension (high blood pressure).   He presently also serves on the Board of Editors Hypertension and the Journal of Clinical Medicine.  He has served […]

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Portrait of Tamara King

Dr. Tamara King publishes two publications and invited to two lectures

Dr. Tamara King, Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences in the College of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of New England and affiliated faculty in the GSBSE, publishes two publications and invited to two lectures recently in 2019. The publications are: Sannajust, S., Imbert, I., Eaton, V., Henderson, T, Liaw, L, May, M, […]

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Headshot of Dr. Ryan Logan

Dr. Ryan Logan ’04, ’09G awarded first career R01

Dr. Ryan Logan ’04, ’09G was recently awarded his first career R01 grant as part of the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Psychiatry in affiliation with the UPMC. His project is titled “Sleep and Circadian-Dependent Mechanisms Contributing to Opiate Use Disorder and Response to Medication Assisted Treatment”. Dr. Logan graduated from the […]

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GSBSE T32 Announcement

GSBSE NIH T32 Institutional Research Training Grant 2019-2020 Awardees

The Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering (GSBSE) T32 Steering Committee has chosen six current GSBSE PhD students as the first cohort of the UMaine GSBSE NIH T32 Institutional Research Training Grant. The awardees are: Nicklaus Carter, mentor Dr. David Neivandt of the University of Maine Sarah Holbrook, mentor Dr. Greg Cox of the […]

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Bomar NAGPS Legislative Action Days

Jon Bomar presents talk at NAGPS Legislative Action Days in Washington DC

Jon Bomar, a 5th year PhD candidate in the Biomedical Engineering degree program, and Director of Employment Concerns for the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students (NAGPS), presented at the Fall 2019 NAGPS Legislative Action Days in Washington DC last weekend. His talk was titled “Fees and Financial Aid in Graduate School.” The conference included two […]

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Dr. Kathy Morelli ’18G publishes culmination of thesis work

Kathy Morelli, 2018 GSBSE graduate and current UCSD postdoctoral fellow, has published the culmination of her thesis work in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.  This paper provides proof-of-concept data for a precedent-setting gene therapy approach for dominant neuromuscular diseases. Pubmed link below: Allele-specific RNA interference prevents neuropathy in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 2D mouse models. Morelli […]

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