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85th Annual Mississippi Academy of Sciences

  • October 20, 2020
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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 […]

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

  • October 2, 2020
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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 […]

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

  • September 25, 2020
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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 […]

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Glycoscience Center of Research Excellence Established

  • September 4, 2020
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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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Mississippi INBRE Imaging Core Acquires Leica SP8 Confocal Microscope

  • July 15, 2020
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The Mississippi INBRE Imaging Core provides access to a Leica SP8 confocal microscope. This microscope has four LED lasers (405nm, 488nm, 552nm, and 638nm) for full visible spectrum illumination. It has three detector channels, two of which are hybrid PMT/APD for the greatest sensitivity and spectral range. It is capable of both conventional confocal scanning […]

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Mississippi INBRE Adapts to COVID-19 Restrictions to Deliver Summer Research Programs

  • July 14, 2020
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“Headquartered on the USM Hattiesburg campus, the Mississippi IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) is a statewide network of colleges and universities from across Mississippi, with USM serving as lead institution, whose goal is to increase competitiveness in biomedical research through provision of experiential learning opportunities for undergraduate students from these schools, preparing them […]

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Virtual Summer Scholars Program

  • June 18, 2020
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Summer research internships are critical for many students to have the time to immerse themselves in a real-world research environment to gain hands-on research experience. Since 2004, Mississippi INBRE has supported undergraduate students to develop research projects in biomedical research labs across Mississippi through our Mississippi INBRE Research Scholars program – in fact 514 students […]

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Center for Molecular and Cellular Biosciences at USM

The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) has recently formed the Center for Molecular and Cellular Biosciences. The Center is designed to enhance and synergize USM’s ongoing contributions to high-quality research in molecular biosciences and biotechnology. As a newly designated R1 research intensive institution, it is critical to build areas of strength that will enhance the […]

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Community Health Speaker Series – Dr. Ian Thompson

On January 31st, 2020, the Mississippi INBRE Telenutrition Center hosted the Community Health Speaker Series. Dr. Ian Thompson, from the Tribal Historic Preservation Office for the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, gave a seminar titled “Choctaw Food: Remembering the Land, Rekindling Ancient Knowledge.” The Community Health Speaker Series aims to deliver content on community health and […]

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Cell and Molecular Biology Seminar Series

Dr. Weiguo Cui visits the University of Southern Mississippi for CMB Seminar Series Dr. Weiguo Cui from the Medical College of Wisconsin visited The University of Southern Mississippi on February 5th, 2020 as part of the Cellular & Molecular Biology Spring Seminar Series. This five-part series features speakers from across the country presenting on their […]

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