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…

Mississippi INBRE Hosts Seminar Series

This Spring, Mississippi INBRE is hosting a seminar series in partnership with the USM Cell & Molecular Biology Division. This four-part series features speakers from across the country presenting on their field of expertise. Mississippi INBRE is grateful to each of the speakers for their time and efforts of speaking with USM faculty and students.…

Congratulations to former Mississippi INBRE Scholars on winning regional awards

Congratulations to three former Mississippi INBRE Scholars on being awarded for their research at the Southeastern Branch of Entomological Society of America’s meeting. Kristina Smith, 2018 Mississippi INBRE Research Scholar: 1st place for her poster presentation Ahmed Mohamed, 2018 Mississippi INBRE Research Scholar: 2nd place for his poster presentation Latoyia Downs, 2015 Mississippi INBRE Research…

83rd Annual Mississippi Academy of Sciences

The 83st Annual Mississippi Academy of Sciences meeting, hosted by Mississippi INBRE, was held on February 21-22, 2019 at the Thad Cochran Center on the campus of The University of Southern Mississippi. This conference boasted 488 scientific presentations in both oral and poster format. There were over 800 attendees at this conference including students, faculty…

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…

Mississippi INBRE Represented at ABRCMS

Congratulations to the Mississippi INBRE Scholars who represented us so well at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students on November 14-17. Students represented both the Mississippi INBRE Research Scholars and the Mississippi INBRE Service Scholars programs. Students include: Hezekiah Williams from Hinds Community College Jamease Williams from Tougaloo College Justin Coleman from Tougaloo…

South Central Branch ASM Presentations

Congratulations to all of the Mississippi INBRE Scholars and Friends who presented their research at the South Central Branch, American Society of Microbiology! Mississippi INBRE had 14 friends, former Scholars and mentors who participated through poster and oral presentations. We would like to say a special congratulations to two award winners! BA/BS Poster Award: Jordan…