Monthly Archives: August 2021

Mississippi Academy of Sciences 2021

  • August 16, 2021
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Mississippi INBRE sponsored the 85th annual Mississippi Academy of Sciences Meeting, held on August 5-6, 2021, at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center in Biloxi, MS. The meeting hosted over 100 presentations as well as over 300 speakers despite the COVID-19 pandemic. It is estimated that over 600 attended the conference, including Mississippi State […]

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Mississippi INBRE Hosts Inaugural Mississippi Health Disparities Conference

  • August 16, 2021
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The Mississippi IDeA Network of Biological Research Excellence held its inaugural Mississippi Health Disparities Conference on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center in Biloxi, MS. The conference brought together Mississippi State Department of Health officials, medical industry leaders, and students from Mississippi INBRE’s summer scholar programs for presentations, workshops, […]

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WJTV features Mississippi Health Disparities Conference 2021

  • August 11, 2021
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Jackson, Mississippi-based news station WJTV covered the inaugural Mississippi Health Disparities Conference in a feature that was broadcast over the local cable TV network on Monday, August 2, 2021. The piece goes over the focus of the conference, eliminating health disparities in Mississippi that increase the risk of contracting COVID-19, as well as mentions two […]

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86th Annual Mississippi Academy of Sciences 2022

  • August 11, 2021
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The 86th Annual Mississippi Academy of Sciences meeting, sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, will be held MArch 31st – April 1st, 2022 at the Biloxi Convention Center. Last year’s conference boasted over 200 scientific presentations in both oral and poster format. In addition, the conference hosted and additional 12 speakers. There were over 500 attendees at […]

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WXXV25 features Mississippi Health Disparities Conference 2021

  • August 10, 2021
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Gulfport, Mississippi-based news station WXXV25 covered the inaugural Mississippi Health Disparities Conference in a feature that was broadcast over the local cable TV network on Wednesday, August 4, 2021. The feature includes an interview with Dr. Jennifer Lemacks, director of the Mississippi INBRE Telenutrition center, concerning the importance of the conference in addressing health disparities […]

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WLOX interviews Dr. Stephen Farrow about Mississippi Health Disparities Conference 2021

  • August 10, 2021
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In preparation for Mississippi Health Disparities Conference 2021, WLOX news anchor Bill Elliot interviewed MHD2021 session chair Dr. Stephen Farrow about the conference to get more information about its focus and mission. Elliot and Dr. Farrow discuss the state of health disparities in Mississippi, why MHD2021 is a step forward in addressing those disparities, and […]

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WLOX covers Mississippi Health Disparities Conference 2021

  • August 10, 2021
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Biloxi, Mississippi-based news station WLOX covered the inaugural Mississippi Health Disparities Conference in a feature titled “COVID-19 adds urgency to conference on health disparities in Mississippi” that was broadcast over the local cable TV network on Wednesday, August 4, 2021. Incorporating interviews from the director of Mississippi INBRE, Dr. Mohamed Elasri, and the director of […]

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