Mississippi INBRE Service Scholars 2022

2022-10-04T11:51:55-05:00September 13th, 2022|

Congratulations to our 2022 class of Mississippi INBRE Service Scholars (MISS). Working with our partners at My Brother’s Keeper, Inc. (MBK), this year’s class conducted remarkable research this summer while providing the Mississippi community with public health education and health services. Concluding at the inaugural Mississippi IDeA/EPSCoR Conference 2022 in late July, the MISS Scholars [...]

Mississippi INBRE Research Scholars 2022 – Perriann Smith

2022-09-30T16:03:06-05:00September 9th, 2022|

      As the Mississippi INBRE Research Scholar (MIRS) to place the highest in the undergraduate poster competition at Mississippi IDeA/EPSCoR Conference 2022, we interviewed Perriann Smith about her summer research experience. From Madison, Miss., Smith is 20 years old and attends The University of Southern Mississippi as an undergraduate biology major with a [...]

Mississippi INBRE Research Scholars 2022

2022-09-13T17:54:52-05:00September 9th, 2022|

From their initial training at The University of Southern Mississippi to presenting at the inaugural Mississippi IDeA/EPSCoR Conference 2022, our 2022 class of Mississippi INBRE Research Scholars (MIRS) had a spectacular run this summer. Demonstrating strength and determination throughout their experience, this year’s class may be one of our best yet.  MIRS is an 11-week [...]

Mississippi INBRE Funded PUI Researcher Published in Photochem Journal

2022-09-08T21:36:56-05:00September 8th, 2022|

Mississippi IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (Mississippi INBRE) funded researcher Dr. Wolfgang Kramer recently published an article in Photochem, an international, peer-reviewed photochemistry journal. A Professor of Chemistry at Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss., Dr. Kramer’s research paper is titled “Awakening a Molecular Mummy: The Inter-and Intramolecular Photochemistry of Pyromellitic Diimides with Alkyl Carboxylates” [...]

Mississippi INBRE Hosts Inaugural Mississippi IDeA/EPSCoR Conference 2022

2023-11-09T12:29:16-06:00August 5th, 2022|

The Mississippi IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE), in conjunction with the Mississippi Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), hosted the inaugural Mississippi IDeA/EPSCoR Conference 2022 on July 28, 2022, at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The conference boasted over 400 attendees and 171 presentations in both oral and poster [...]

Mississippi INBRE Funded Researcher Published in Major Research Journal

2022-09-08T18:52:29-05:00April 18th, 2022|

Mississippi INBRE funded researcher Dr. Debarshi Roy and his multi-university team of faculty researchers were recently published in Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, a major biochemical and biophysical research journal with an impact factor of 3.575 and acceptance rate of only 17%. An Associate Professor of Biology at Alcorn State University, Dr. Roy’s study is [...]

Mississippi INBRE Funds K-12 STEM Education

2022-09-08T18:46:54-05:00April 8th, 2022|

Mississippi INBRE recently awarded a grant totaling nearly $2,500 to Mt. Salus Christian School, a private K-12 school based in Clinton, MS. Mt. Salus used the grant to purchase materials for multiple STEM-focused classes, ranging from simple wrenches and screwdrivers to microscopes and even robots. Mt. Salus reports that these materials have made a profound [...]

Mississippi INBRE Sponsors 86th Annual Mississippi Academy of Sciences Meeting

2022-11-17T11:18:54-06:00April 5th, 2022|

Mississippi INBRE sponsored the 86th annual Mississippi Academy of Sciences Meeting, held on March 31, 2022 – April 1, 2022, at the Mississippi Coast Convention Center in Biloxi, MS. The meeting hosted over 400 presentations in oral and poster format, as well as 19 additional speakers. Over 1,200 attended the conference, including Mississippi State Department [...]

Mississippi INBRE Telenutrition Center Director Offers Expertise on $2.6 million NIH Grant

2022-06-09T16:44:06-05:00February 11th, 2022|

    A multi-university team of faculty members and community leaders recently recruited University of Southern Mississippi (USM) health professor and Mississippi IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Telenutrition Center Director Dr. Jennifer L. Lemacks to collaborate on a $2.6 million NIH grant. The five-year grant will be used to compare strategies for applying [...]

Open Arms Healthcare Center Celebrates Hattiesburg Site Opening

2022-05-04T17:31:33-05:00November 11th, 2021|

Open Arms Healthcare Center has taken a revolutionary step towards creating a healthier Mississippi. In conjunction with Mississippi INBRE at The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) and My Brother’s Keeper, Inc., a new Open Arms Healthcare Center clinic opened in downtown Hattiesburg Oct. 1. Practitioners, educators, and researchers will work together on-site to provide Hattiesburg [...]

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