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

  • November 17, 2020
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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 […]

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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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84th Annual Mississippi Academy of Sciences

  • February 28, 2020
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The 84th Annual Mississippi Academy of Sciences meeting, sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, was held on February 20-21, 2020 at the Biloxi Convention Center. This 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 this conference including students, faculty […]

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