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Alfond cancer center teams with Jackson Lab to create genomics research hub

A new sign in front of MaineGeneral’s Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care on Old Belgrade Road identifies the center as a home base for genetic technology researchers with The Jackson Laboratory. The outpatient treatment center, which has been operating for almost a decade, is now the home of the Maine Cancer Center Genomics Initiative, [...]

2017-10-05T15:49:06+00:00March 14th, 2017|NEWS|0 Comments

BAM members can now save on shipping with UPS

BAM members can now save on shipping with UPS The Bioscience Association of Maine is pleased to announce that all BAM Members are now eligible for significant discounts on UPS shipping services through our partnership with BIO. BAM is happy to announce t T hat all of our members are now eligible to take advantage [...]

2017-10-05T15:49:09+00:00February 2nd, 2017|NEWS|0 Comments

Senate passes 21st Century Act, boosting research and easing drug approvals

The 21st Century Cures Act, passed by the Senate yesterday with overwhelming bipartisan support, is an important victory for biotechnology and medical innovation that will help expedite the development of the next generation medicines, expediate drug approval process, while helping to lower other healthcare costs. The bill provides for $4.8 billion in new funding for the [...]

2017-10-05T15:50:16+00:00December 8th, 2016|NEWS|0 Comments

Scientists and Researchers to visit local middle schools and inspire future workforce on Maine BioScience Day

PORTLAND,  Oct 31, 2016 – Bioscience Association of Maine (BAM) is organizing an event, Maine BioScience Day, to inspire young people to pursue a career in one of Maine’s numerous science-based companies.  On November 9th, scientists, researchers, and employees from Maine life science companies will be visiting 12 middle schools in Southern Maine to talk [...]

2017-10-05T15:50:23+00:00November 17th, 2016|NEWS|0 Comments

Two science camp scholarships added to Maine BioScience Day

PORTLAND – November 7, 2016. Bioscience Association of Maine is sponsoring 2 one-week-long summer science camps at Maine School of Science and Mathematics. The scholarships are available to one girl and one boy aged 12-14 who attend middle schools participating in Maine BioScience Day 2016 next week. The camp is located in Limestone, Maine and [...]

2017-10-05T15:50:30+00:00November 16th, 2016|NEWS|0 Comments

ViroStat in Race for a Better Zika Virus Test

ViroStat inc. of Westbrook is in a race with at least one other company to develop an antibody that could be used in diagnostic tests kits detecting the Zika virus, Portland Press Herald reports. Unlike current tests that take weeks to process, the new tests would give patients quick results, potentially within 20 minutes. “It’s [...]

2017-10-05T15:50:35+00:00October 3rd, 2016|NEWS|0 Comments

Sappi North America Launches Shark Inspired Paper Preventing Bacterial Growth

Boston-based Sappi North America, a worldwide leader in diversified paper and packaging products, with two mills in Maine, has launched a "first of its kind" casting and release paper inspired by the texture of shark skin, which creates surfaces that inhibit bacterial growth without the use of toxic additives or chemicals, MaineBiz reports. The new paper [...]

2017-10-05T15:50:43+00:00September 19th, 2016|NEWS|0 Comments

MDI Biological Lab Earns Its First Patent For Heart Repair Medicine

Mount Desert Island Biological Lab's scientists: Kevin Strange, Voot Yin and their collaborator Michael Zasloff have been awarded a patent for MSI-1436, a potential new heart disease drug that stimulates the repair and regeneration of heart tissue damaged by injuries like a heart attack, according to MaineBiz. This is the first patent for the lab. Prof. Kevin [...]

2017-10-05T15:50:54+00:00August 23rd, 2016|NEWS|0 Comments

Jackson Lab Kicks Off New Vivarium Retrofit at a Former Lowe’s in Ellsworth

Earlier this week officials from Jackson Laboratory were joined by U.S. Sens. Angus King, Susan Collins and other state and local officials to celebrate the kickoff of the retrofitting of a former Lowe's building in Ellsworth, Mainebiz reports. The building is going to serve as a mouse vivarium for breeding research mice that will be sold [...]

2017-10-05T15:51:39+00:00August 5th, 2016|NEWS|0 Comments

Jackson Lab Receives $23.8M Grant For Gene Research

Jackson Laboratory will receive $23.8M in federal research funding from the National Institutes of Health to fund the second phase of a project researching the functions of genes in mice that can be used to discover how diseases affect humans, Mainebiz reports. "Mice and humans share approximately 20,000 genes," JAX Professor and principal investigator of the grant, [...]

2017-10-05T15:51:43+00:00August 4th, 2016|NEWS|0 Comments
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