Monthly Archives: September 2017

Mississippi INBRE Director, Dr. Mohamed Elasri presents at the INBRE PI/PC Meeting

This Monday, September 25, Mississippi INBRE Program Director, Dr. Mohamed Elasri presented on the Community Collaborations for STEM Education in Mississippi provided by Mississippi INBRE in partnership with STEMI and SEPA. At this meeting, Principal Investigators and Program Coordinators for INBRE programs across the United States were present to collaborate and learn about updates for […]

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Student Spotlight: 2017 Mississippi INBRE Research Scholar Anna Hinton

Mississippi State University student, Anna Hinton spent her summer as a Mississippi INBRE Research Scholar in the lab of Dr. Steve Elder at MSU. Her research focused on injectable drug therapy system to treat and prevent osteoarthritis. Her goal is to graduate from Mississippi State University with her Bachelor’s degree and then either attend graduate […]

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Student Spotlight: 2017 Mississippi INBRE Service Scholar, Tracey Le

This summer, Ole Miss student, Tracey Le spent her second summer in the Mississippi INBRE Scholars program. In her first summer, she completed the Mississippi INBRE Research Scholars experience and this summer she gained more valuable experience in the Mississippi INBRE Service Scholars program. Tracey’s research focused on assessing the effectiveness of a particular HIV […]

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USM’s Dr. Shahid Karim Awarded Grant

Congratulations to Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Core Director, Dr. Shahid Karim from The University of Southern Mississippi for being awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for his research on the “Role of Tick Spit in Red Meat Allergy.” His research is supported in part by Mississippi INBRE.

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Catching up with 2015-16 Academic-Year Scholar, Maurice Whalen

Tougaloo College student, Maurice Whalen worked in the lab of Mississippi INBRE Research Development Grant recipient, Dr. Santanu Banerjee. During his time in Dr. Banerjee’s lab, Maurice conducted research which he presented at the 2017 Mississippi Academy of Sciences meeting. Upon graduation from Tougaloo College, he was accepted into Washington University, St. Louis to study […]

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Dr. Pradip Biswas from Tougaloo College Published Biomedical Research

Dr. Pradip Biswas from Tougaloo College published his research entitled “Molecular insight into the differential anti-androgenic activity of resveratrol and its natural analogs: in silico approach to understand biological actions” in the journal Molecular bioSystems. Dr. Biswas is a Mississippi INBRE Research Development Grand recipient.

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Catching up with 2016 Mississippi INBRE Service Scholar, Joshua Boone

Hinds Community College student, Joshua Boone is working on his degree in biology. Upon completion of the Mississippi INBRE Service Scholars program, Joshua began to work at My Brother’s Keeper as a research assistant with My Brother’s Keeper’s Center for Research Evaluation and Environmental Policy. Congratulation, Joshua. We look forward to see where your research […]

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Catching up with 2014-16 Academic-Year Scholar, Oluwabukola Omotola

Mississippi University for Women student, Oluwabukola Omotola worked in the lab of Research Development Grant recipient, Dr. Ghanshyam Heda for two years while working on her Bachelor’s degree. While working in Dr. Heda’s lab, Oluwabukola co-authored published research entitled, “Effects of reusing gel electrophoresis and electrotransfer buffers on western blotting.” She also co-authored six abstracts. […]

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