Mississippi INBRE researchers present at Southeast Regional IDeA Conference

On November 6-8, 2019, ten Mississippi INBRE researchers attended the Southeast Regional IDeA Conference in Louisville, KY. This biennial conference holds scientific sessions on topics like Bioinformatics, Data Science, and Electron Microscopy, in addition to allowing students to present their research and network with faculty and researchers. Mississippi INBRE Telenutrition Center held the Community Engagement…

Mississippi INBRE Scholars go to Southeast Regional IDeA Conference

On November 6-8, 2019, ten former Mississippi INBRE scholars attended the Southeast Regional IDeA Conference in Louisville, KY. This biennial conference holds scientific sessions on topics like Bioinformatics, Data Science, and Electron Microscopy, in addition to allowing students to present their research and network with faculty and researchers. Tatum Freeman, Xavier Sam, and Donald Hughes…

Mississippi INBRE sponsors Sonia Shah at USM’s University Forum

On November 12th, 2019 Mississippi INBRE sponsored Sonia Shah, an award-winning investigative journalist, as the featured speaker for the University of Southern Mississippi’s University Forum. Her presentation, “Pandemic,” was held at 6:30 pm in the Thad Cochran Center Ballrooms. USM’s forum schedule says, “Sonia Shah is an investigative journalist who writes about science, human rights,…

Mississippi INBRE sponsors GRE Workshop at MVSU

On November 9th, 2019, Mississippi INBRE sponsored a GRE Workshop presented by The Learning Center, MSU for students at Mississippi Valley State University. During the Saturday workshop, instructors gave an overview of the exam and an in-depth explanation of each section of the GRE: Analytical Writing, Verbal Reasoning, and Quantitative Reasoning. Attendees were taught test-taking…

Dr. Rita Tamayo visits USM for CMB Seminar Series

Dr. Rita Tamayo from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill visited The University of Southern Mississippi on October 23rd, 2019 as part of the Cellular & Molecular Biology Fall Seminar Series. This four-part series features speakers from across the country presenting on their field of expertise. Dr. Tamayo spoke in the Thad Cochran Center…

Dr. Joao Pedra visits USM for CMB Seminar Series

Dr. Joao Pedra from the University of Maryland School of Medicine visited The University of Southern Mississippi on October 9th, 2019 as part of the Cellular & Molecular Biology Fall Seminar Series. This four-part series features speakers from across the country presenting on their field of expertise. Dr. Pedra spoke in the Thad Cochran Center…

Dr. Rakez Kayed visits USM for CMB Seminar Series

Dr. Rakez Kayed from the University of Texas Medical Branch visited The University of Southern Mississippi on September 25th, 2019 as part of the Cellular & Molecular Biology Fall Seminar Series. This four-part series features speakers from across the country presenting on their field of expertise. Dr. Kayed spoke in the Thad Cochran Center on…

Impact of the Second Annual Mississippi IDeA Conference for Biomedical Research

On August 2, 2019, Mississippi INBRE had the honor of supporting the 2019 Mississippi IDeA Conference for Biomedical Research held at the Hilton Jackson, in Jackson, Miss. At this conference, 139 graduate & undergraduate students presented their research as posters. Twenty-nine oral presentations were given during the Scientific Sessions, which focused on topics like Neuroscience,…

Mississippi INBRE Sponsors The 2019 Mississippi College-Tougaloo College Undergraduate Research Symposium

On April 12, 2019, Mississippi INBRE had the honor of supporting the 2019 Mississippi College-Tougaloo Undergraduate Research Symposium held at Mississippi College. At this conference, 88 undergraduate students presented their research in the fields of Chemistry, Biochemistry, Mathematics, Psychology, Biology, Sociology, Electrical Engineering, Political Science and History. Fourteen Mississippi INBRE Scholars also presented their research…

Congratulations to Dr. Alex Flynt on his recent NSF Award

Congratulations to Dr. Alex Flynt, Associate Professor at USM and Mississippi INBRE Imaging Facility Director on his recent CAREER award from the National Science Foundation. This five-year award of approximately $1.1M aims to aid the Gulf of Mexico’s oyster fisheries by guiding “biotechnological strategies to develop and generate desirable traits, such as disease resistance, in…