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Mississippi Health Disparities Conference 2021

2021-04-20T18:37:10-05:00April 20th, 2021|

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Dr. Brunet tackles concussion research with new year of research funding through Mississippi INBRE!

2021-01-19T18:53:42-06:00January 19th, 2021|

As Dr. Nicolas Brunet, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience at Millsaps College, enters his second year of funding with Mississippi INBRE, he has not let the hard hits of the COVID-19 pandemic cripple his or his student researchers’ work on improving methods to diagnose concussions. With the assistance of 15 Millsaps undergraduates over the last year [...]

Covid-19 Testing Continues at USM

2020-12-18T19:46:07-06:00December 18th, 2020|

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Covid-19 Testing Team continues their work to control the spread of Covid-19 on the USM Campus. The team is made up of Dr. Mohamed Elasri, Dr. Olga Mavrodi, Tatum Seawell, Shelby Moore, Madison Woodard, and Jordan Laster. Since the beginning of August, the team has processed thousands of tests and [...]

Mississippi INBRE Academic-Year Scholar Wins First Place at the University of Minnesota BGREAT Diversity Conference!

2020-12-02T19:50:46-06:00December 2nd, 2020|

Desiree Mills is a junior Biology major at Tougaloo College that has been performing academic-year biomedical since joining the laboratory of Dr. Scoty Hearst in 2018. “Getting the opportunity to work with Dr. Hearst on his research, which is funded by Mississippi INBRE, has fostered a genuine interest and passion for research in me as [...]

Telenutrition Center Presents at Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2020 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo

2020-11-17T15:08:25-06:00November 17th, 2020|

Native Plant Foods of North America: Using Traditional Culture to Improve Modern Diets of Native Americans Native Americans suffer disproportionately from preventable chronic diseases (such as obesity, diabetes and hypertension) that are managed and prevented by healthy diet and physical activity behaviors. Typically residing in widespread, rural areas, Native Americans generally have limited food access [...]

85th Annual Mississippi Academy of Sciences 2020

2022-11-16T15:32:58-06:00October 20th, 2020|

The 85th Annual Mississippi Academy of Sciences meeting, sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, will be held August 4th – 6th , 2021 at the Biloxi Convention Center. Last year’s conference boasted 489 scientific presentations in both oral and poster format. In addition, the conference hosted and additional 12 speakers. There were over 1000 attendees at last [...]

Mississippi INBRE is pleased to introduce our newest supported researcher, Dr. Ethan Chen, at Delta State University!

2020-10-02T21:50:40-05:00October 2nd, 2020|

Dr. Kuan-Hui (Ethan) Chen is the newest faculty hire recruited to Delta State University by Mississippi INBRE. Joining DSU in August 2020, Dr. Chen serves as an Assistant Professor of Biology in the Department of Math and Sciences, where he will be teaching General Biology, Immunology, Biology of Human Diseases, and Cancer Biology courses in [...]

Telenutrition Center Installs Dual energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA) Device

2020-09-25T17:58:00-05:00September 25th, 2020|

The Telenutrition Center recently installed a Dual energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA) device. DXA is the “gold-standard” for measuring a person’s bone and body composition. Bone and body compositions are direct measures of bone and metabolic health. The GE Lunar iDXA machine allows measures for: Estimation of Visceral Adipose Tissue fat (VAT): serves to help assess [...]

Glycoscience Center of Research Excellence Established

2020-09-04T16:47:38-05:00September 4th, 2020|

The Glycoscience Center of Research Excellence (GlyCORE), an NIH Phase I Center of Biomedical Research Excellence, was established earlier this year at the University of Mississippi.  It is home to three fully staffed Research Cores that specialize in supporting glycoscience research.  The Analytical and Biophysical Chemistry Core offers a wide variety of services including proteomics, [...]

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