Events

Upcoming Events

85th Annual Mississippi Academy of Sciences

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 year’s conference including students, faculty and staff from across Mississippi. We hope to make this year’s MAS the best yet!

The meeting will be held face to face with strict adherence to CDC safety guidelines and in an event of Covid-19 spike the meeting format will be reassessed.

Abstract submission for the annual meeting will continue to be open until 5:00PM on May 1st. Research presented at this conference is divided into 13 divisions: agriculture and plant sciences; cellular, molecular and developmental biology; chemistry and chemical engineering; ecology and evolutionary biology; geology and geography; health sciences; history and philosophy of science; marine and atmospheric sciences; mathematics, computer sciences and statistics; physics and engineering; psychology and social science; science education; and zoology and entomology.

For more information, visit msacad.org.

Past Mississippi INBRE Hosted Conferences

Okla Achukma Leaders Summit

UPDATE:  We regret to inform you that this event has been postponed due to concerns about the potential spread of COVID-19 within our community. We will be rescheduling this event as soon as possible.

The Mississippi INBRE Telenutrition Center is hosting the Okla Achukma Leaders Summit. The Okla Achukma Leaders Summit is a gathering of leaders from Mississippi and Louisiana American Indian tribes to disseminate research conducted by the Mississippi INBRE Telenutrition Center in partnership with the University of Southern Mississippi Center for American Indian Research and Studies.

This event aims to engage American Indians in the research process, support and inspire community engagement and health disparities research among Southeastern American Indians and discover funding opportunities available for American Indian research.

Mississippi IDeA Conference 2020

The 2020 Mississippi IDeA Conference will be held on July 31, 2020 at the Hilton Jackson, Jackson, Miss. Scientific sessions include areas of Obesity & Cardiometabolic Diseases, Infectious Disease & Immunology, Neuroscience, Cancer, Biotechnology, Health Disparities: Behavior Management and Community Engagement, and Integrating Omics Technologies. Undergraduate and graduate students will have the opportunity to present their research during the poster sessions and network with faculty and professionals from across the state.

Mississippi Academy Of Sciences 2020

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 and staff from across Mississippi

 

Research presented at this conference is divided into 13 divisions: agriculture and plant sciences; cellular, molecular and developmental biology; chemistry and chemical engineering; ecology and evolutionary biology; geology and geography; health sciences; history and philosophy of science; marine and atmospheric sciences; mathematics, computer sciences and statistics; physics and engineering; psychology and social science; science education; and zoology and entomology.

For more information, visit msacad.org.

Mississippi IDeA Conference 2019

The 2019 Mississippi IDeA Conference was held on August 2, 2019 at the Hilton Jackson, Jackson, Miss. More than 350 faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students gathered for scientific sessions that covered the areas of Obesity & Cardiometabolic Diseases, Infectious Disease & Immunology, Neuroscience, Cancer, Biotechnology, Health Disparities: Behavior Management and Community Engagement, and Integrating Omics Technologies. There were 139 poster and 29 oral presentations, as well as 13 graduate and professional school exhibitors.

Please see the abstract book below:

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Check out the webpage for more information.

Mississippi Academy of Sciences 2019

The 83rd 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 and staff from across Mississippi.

Research presented at this conference is divided into 13 divisions: agriculture and plant sciences; cellular, molecular and developmental biology; chemistry and chemical engineering; ecology and evolutionary biology; geology and geography; health sciences; history and philosophy of science; marine and atmospheric sciences; mathematics, computer sciences and statistics; physics and engineering; psychology and social science; science education; and zoology and entomology.

For more information, visit msacad.org.

Big IDEAs for Improving the Lives of Mississippians, Mississippi IDeA Conference 2018

Thank you to all who attended the Big IDEAs for Improving the Lives of Mississippians, 2018 Mississippi IDeA Conference. We were thrilled to have over 400 attendees and over 130 scientific presentations in both oral and poster format.

Please see the abstract book below:

Download the PDF (PDF, 4.96MB)

Mississippi Academy of Sciences 2018

The 82nd Annual Mississippi Academy of Sciences meeting, hosted by Mississippi INBRE, was held February 22-23, 2018 at the Thad Cochran Center on the campus of The University of Southern Mississippi. This conference boasted a total of 443 scientific presentations, both oral and poster and over 800 in attendance.

Research presented at this conference is divided into 13 divisions: agriculture and plant sciences; cellular, molecular and developmental biology; chemistry and chemical engineering; ecology and evolutionary biology; geology and geography; health sciences; history and philosophy of science; marine and atmospheric sciences; mathematics, computer sciences and statistics; physics and engineering; psychology and social science; science education; and zoology and entomology.

For more information, visit msacad.org.

Mississippi INBRE Symposium 2017

The Mississippi INBRE Symposium 2017 was hosted by Mississippi INBRE on July 27 at the Hilton Jackson. Congratulations to the students who presented their research at this symposium. We were thrilled to have over 300 people in attendance at this year’s symposium.

Please see the abstract book below:

Download the PDF (PDF, 834KB)

Mississippi Academy of Sciences 2017

The 81st Annual Mississippi Academy of Sciences meeting, hosted by Mississippi INBRE, was held February 23-24, 2017 at the Thad Cochran Center on the campus of The University of Southern Mississippi. This conference boasted a total of 423 scientific presentations, both oral and poster and over 900 in attendance.

Research presented at this conference is divided into 13 divisions: agriculture and plant sciences; cellular, molecular and developmental biology; chemistry and chemical engineering; ecology and evolutionary biology; geology and geography; health sciences; history and philosophy of science; marine and atmospheric sciences; mathematics, computer sciences and statistics; physics and engineering; psychology and social science; science education; and zoology and entomology.

For more information, visit msacad.org.

Mississippi INBRE Symposium 2016

The Mississippi INBRE Symposium 2016 was held on July 28-29, 2016 in Jackson, MS. During this symposium, participants had the opportunity to interact with Mississippi INBRE students and faculty from across the state of Mississippi. This interaction is essential in our efforts to enhance the biomedical research and training throughout the state. Participants also had chance to see many undergraduate students present posters on their research.

Book of Abstracts

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Mississippi Academy of Sciences 2016

The 80th Annual Mississippi Academy of Sciences meeting, hosted by Mississippi INBRE, was held February 18-19, 2016 at the Thad Cochran Center on the campus of The University of Southern Mississippi. The 2016 conference had a record-breaking 425 scientific presentations in the oral and poster sessions and over 800 in attendance.

Research presented at this conference is divided into 13 divisions: agriculture and plant sciences; cellular, molecular and developmental biology; chemistry and chemical engineering; ecology and evolutionary biology; geology and geography; health sciences; history and philosophy of science; marine and atmospheric sciences; mathematics, computer sciences and statistics; physics and engineering; psychology and social science; science education; and zoology and entomology.

For more information, visit msacad.org.

Southeast Regional IDeA Meeting 2015

The 3rd Biennial Southeast Regional IDeA Meeting was held on November 11-13, 2015. Hosted by Mississippi INBRE, this year’s meeting was held in Biloxi, Mississippi at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino. Around 400 guests from 55 institutions, including 109 students, enjoyed scientific sessions in the largest resort in the Southeast to receive the AAA Four Diamond award. The Beau Rivage offered a wonderful backdrop to showcase some of the best research the Southeast Regional IDeA Program has to offer. With seven states being represented in over 200 poster presentations and 40 oral presentations, every researcher was certain to find something of interest. For more information, please visit the event website at seidea15.com.

American Society for Microbiology 2015 South Central Branch Meeting

The American Society for Microbiology South Central Branch is comprised of microbiologists from Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Hosted by Mississippi INBRE, this year’s meeting was held in Hattiesburg, MS at the Trent Lott National center on the campus of The University of Southern Mississippi on September 18-19, 2015.

For more information about the ASM South Central Branch, please visit their website at southcentralbranchasm.com.

Mississippi Academy of Sciences 2015

The 79th Annual Mississippi Academy of Sciences meeting, hosted by Mississippi INBRE, was held February 26-27, 2015 at the Thad Cochran Center on the campus of The University of Southern Mississippi. The 2015 conference had 394 scientific presentations in the oral and poster sessions and over 700 in attendance.

Research presented at this conference is divided into 13 divisions: agriculture and plant sciences; cellular, molecular and developmental biology; chemistry and chemical engineering; ecology and evolutionary biology; geology and geography; health sciences; history and philosophy of science; marine and atmospheric sciences; mathematics, computer sciences and statistics; physics and engineering; psychology and social science; science education; and zoology and entomology.

For more information, visit msacad.org.

Mississippi INBRE Microbiome Symposium

On Thursday, February 20th, 2020, Mississippi INBRE will be hosting the Microbiome Symposium during Mississippi Academy of Sciences 2020. Dr. Shahid Karim has organized “Microbiome Resilience – A New Frontier," which will begin at 1:00 PM in the Biloxi Convention Center and conclude at 3:15. The speaker schedule has been listed below.

Past Mississippi INBRE Hosted Workshops

11/05/20 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Bioinformatics Workshop

On November 5th, Mississippi INBRE hosted a virtual bioinformatics workshop at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.This workshop trained 11 students.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data

11/03/20 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Bioinformatics Workshop

On November 3rd, Mississippi INBRE hosted a virtual bioinformatics workshop at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.This workshop trained 11 students.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data

2/26/20 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community CollegeBioinformatics Workshop

On February 26th, 2020, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. This workshop trained 6 students at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

2/22/20 Grant Writing Workshop 2020

‘Write Winning NIH Grant Proposals’ will be presented by John D. Robertson, PhD on February 22nd, 2020 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm at the Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum in Biloxi, MS. This workshop covers critical steps for organizing and planning your proposal, understanding the role and mindset of your reviewers, a 4-paragraph rhetorical strategy for writing a compelling Specific aims or Overview & Objective page, and specific strategies and tips for each major section of a grant proposal.

This event is organized by Mississippi INBRE and all participants will receive an extensive handout, as well as a copy of The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook NIH Version. Meals will be provided. Contact maryann.mcraney@usm.edu to reserve your seat.

11/9/19 GRE Workshop for Mississippi Valley State University

On November 9th, 2019, Mississippi INBRE sponsored a GRE Workshop presented by The Learning Center, MSU for students at Mississippi Valley State University.

During the Saturday workshop, instructors gave an overview of the exam and an in-depth explanation of each section of the GRE: Analytical Writing, Verbal Reasoning, and Quantitative Reasoning. Attendees were taught test-taking strategies, ran through example problems, and given a GRE study guide to take home. Mississippi INBRE is grateful to each of the wonderful instructors, Ms. Abigail Voller, Mrs. Lauren Holifield, and Mr. Justin Smith, and to the MVSU coordinator, Dr. Ikenga, for their support.

By doing these workshops, Mississippi INBRE supports undergraduate students preparing for graduate programs and helps to demystify the application process.

10/9/19 University of Southern Mississippi Bioinformatics Workshop

On October 9th, 2019, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at the University of Southern Mississippi. This workshop trained 17 students at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

4/22/19 Delta State University Bioinformatics Workshop

On April 22nd, 2019, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Delta State University. This workshop trained 16 students at Delta State University.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

4/11/19 Alcorn State University Bioinformatics Workshop

On April 11th, 2019, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Alcorn State University. This workshop trained 16 students at Alcorn State University.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

4/4/19 Tougaloo College Bioinformatics Workshop

On April 4th, 2019, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Tougaloo College. This workshop trained 18 students at Tougaloo.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

3/14/19 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Bioinformatics Workshop

On March 14th, 2019, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. This workshop trained 7 students at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

3/7/19 Tougaloo College Bioinformatics Workshop

On March 7th, 2019, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Tougaloo College. This workshop trained 21 students at Tougaloo.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

3/4/19 Mississippi University for Women Bioinformatics Workshop

On March 7th, 2019, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Tougaloo College. This workshop trained 21 students at Tougaloo.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

3/3/19 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Bioinformatics Workshop

On March 3rd, 2019, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. This workshop trained 7 students at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

On March 3rd, 2019, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. This workshop trained 7 students at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

12/12/18 Writing and Publishing High-Impact Research Manuscripts presented by Dr. Chris Papasian

Dr. Chris Papasian will present the one-day seminar, Writing and Publishing High-Impact Research Manuscripts, on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at the Westin Jackson in Jackson, Miss. The workshop will begin at 8:30 and conclude at 5:00 p.m.

The Scientific Writing Workshop will cover preparing to publish, preparing a manuscript and submission and review.

This workshop is open to funded Mississippi INBRE Research Grant awardees and other invited faculty members.

Questions about this workshop should be sent to msinbre@usm.edu.

5/1-2/18 Delta State University Advanced Bioinformatics Workshop

On May 1-2, 2018, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss. This workshop trained 7 faculty members from Delta State University.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

4/19/18 Tougaloo College Bioinformatics Workshop

On April 19, 2018, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Tougaloo College in Tougaloo, Miss. This workshop trained 20 undergraduate students from Tougaloo College.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

4/12/18 Mississippi University for Women Bioinformatics Workshop

On April 12, 2018, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Mississippi University for Women in Columbus, Miss. This workshop trained 8 undergraduate students from MUW.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

3/9/18 Write Winning NIH Grant Proposals conducted by Dr. John D. Robertson

On Friday, March 9, 2018, 23 researchers gathered together at The Westin Jackson in Jackson, Miss. for a grant writing workshop hosted by Mississippi INBRE. This workshop, featuring Dr. John D. Robertson of Grant Writers’ Seminars & Workshops, led attendees through the process of writing grant proposals from the initial phase of developing an idea throughout the entire process of preparing the application. This full-day workshop allowed these researchers to walk away better equipped to write grant proposals.

2/13/18 Tougaloo College Bioinformatics Workshop

On February 13, 2018, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Tougaloo College in Tougaloo, Miss. This workshop trained 10 undergraduate students from Tougaloo College.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

11/2/17 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Bioinformatics Workshop

On November 2, 2017, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Gulfport, Miss. This workshop trained 4 undergraduate students from across the state of Mississippi.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

10/12/17 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Bioinformatics Workshop

On October 12, 2017, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Gulfport, Miss. This workshop trained 4 undergraduate students from across the state of Mississippi.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

10/2/17 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Bioinformatics Workshop

On October 2, 2017, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Gulfport, Miss. This workshop trained 4 undergraduate students from across the state of Mississippi.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

5/19/17 The University of Southern Mississippi Bioinformatics Workshop

On May 19, 2017, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss. This workshop trained 32 undergraduate students from across the state of Mississippi.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

5/5/17 The University of Southern Mississippi Bioinformatics Workshop

On May 5, 2017, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss. This workshop trained 32 undergraduate students from across the state of Mississippi.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

3/28/17 Tougaloo College Bioinformatics Workshop

On March 28, 2017, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Tougaloo College in Tougaloo, Miss. This workshop trained 8 undergraduate students from Tougaloo College.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

3/21/17 Tougaloo College Bioinformatics Workshop

On March 21, 2017, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Tougaloo College in Tougaloo, Miss. This workshop trained 8 undergraduate students from Tougaloo College.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

2/28/17 Alcorn State University Bioinformatics Workshop

On February 28, 2017, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Alcorn State University in Lorman, Miss. This workshop trained 26 undergraduate students from ASU.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

2/23-24/17 Metagenomics to Functional Microbiome Bioinformatics Symposium

In conjunction with the MIssissippi Academy of Sciences, Mississippi INBRE hosted the Metagenomics to Functional Microbiome Bioinformatice Symposium on February 23-24, 2017. Organized by Shahid Karim, Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Director, this symposium was available to over 700 attendees of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences annual meeting.

2/7/17 Tougaloo College Bioinformatics Workshop

On February 7, 2017, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Tougaloo College in Tougaloo, Miss. This workshop trained 8 undergraduate students from Tougaloo College.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

2/3/17 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Bioinformatics Workshop

On February 3, 2017, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Gulfport, Miss. This workshop trained 8 undergraduate students from MGCCC.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

1/31/17 Tougaloo College Bioinformatics Workshop

On January 31, 2017, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Tougaloo College in Tougaloo, Miss. This workshop trained 4 undergraduate students from Tougaloo College.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

12/8/16 Millsaps College Facility Workshop

On December 8, 2016, Mississippi INBRE hosted a facility workshop at Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss. During this workshop, Imaging Facility Director, Dr. Alex Flynt and Mississippi INBRE Core Facility Manager, Jonathan Lindner taught participants about the offerings of the three Mississippi INBRE Core Facilities.

If you would like for Mississippi INBRE to offer a Facility Workshop at your institution, please contact Dr. Alex Flynt at alex.flynt@usm.edu.

12/8/16 Tougaloo College Facility Workshop

On December 8, 2016, Mississippi INBRE hosted a facility workshop at Tougaloo College in Tougaloo, Miss. During this workshop, Imaging Facility Director, Dr. Alex Flynt and Mississippi INBRE Core Facility Manager, Jonathan Lindner taught participants about the offerings of the three Mississippi INBRE Core Facilities.

If you would like for Mississippi INBRE to offer a Facility Workshop at your institution, please contact Dr. Alex Flynt at alex.flynt@usm.edu.

10/3/16 Mississippi Gulf coast Community College Bioinformatics Workshop

On October 3, 2016, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Gulfport, Miss. This workshop trained 6 undergraduate students from MGCCC.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

9/26/16 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Bioinformatics Workshop

On September 26, 2016, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Gulfport, Miss. This workshop trained 6 undergraduate students from MGCCC.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

6/9/16 Alcorn State University Bioinformatics Workshop

On June 9, 2016, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Alcorn State University in Lorman, Miss. This workshop trained 3 undergraduate students from ASU.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

6/8/16 R15 Grant Writing Workshop conducted by Dr. Nigel Cooper and Dr. Bruce Mattingly

Mississippi INBRE hosted an R15 Grant Writing Workshop on June 8, 2016 at the Hilton Jackson in Jackson, Mississippi. Seventeen faculty and graduate students from across the state of Mississippi attended this workshop to improve R15 grant writing techniques.

5/20/16 The University of Southern Mississippi Bioinformatics Workshop

On May 20, 2016, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss. This workshop trained 39 undergraduate students from across the state of Mississippi.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

4/19/16 Mississippi University for Women Bioinformatics Workshop

On April 19, 2016, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Mississippi University for Women in Columbus, Miss. This workshop trained 9 undergraduate students from MUW.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

2/18/16 Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Symposium

In conjunction with Mississippi Academy of Sciences, Mississippi INBRE hosted a Bioinformatics Symposium on February 18, 2016. This symposium was organized by Dr. Shahid Karim, Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Director and available to the over 700 attendees at the Mississippi Academy of Sciences.

10/12/15 Grant Administrator's Program Manager's Workshop

Mississippi INBRE hosted a Grant Administrators’/Program Managers’ Workshop in conjunction with the Southeast Regional IDeA Meetin 2015 on November 12, 2015 at the Beau Rivage Hotel & Casino in Biloxi, Miss. Around 40 attendees learned about the Uniform Guidance from the Office of Management and Budget, which pertains to Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.

9/2-4/15 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Bioinformatics Workshop

On September 2-4, 2015, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Gulfport, Miss. This workshop trained 8 undergraduate students from MGCCC.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

8/10/15 R15 Grant Writing Workshop conducted by Grantsmanship Center

Mississippi INBRE hosted an R15 Grant Writing Workshop on August 10, 2015 at the Fairview Inn in Jackson, Mississippi. Seventeen faculty and graduate students from across the state of Mississippi attended this workshop to improve R15 grant writing techniques.

5/21-22/15 The University of Southern Mississippi Bioinformatics Workshop

On May 21-22, 2015, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss. This workshop trained 43 undergraduate students from across the state of Mississippi.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

2/26-27/15 Mississippi INBRE Tick and Tick-Borne Disease Symposium

In conjunction with the MIssissippi Academy of Sciences, Mississippi INBRE hosted the Tick and Tick-Borne Disease Symposium on February 26-27, 2015. Organized by Shahid Karim, Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Director, this symposium was available to over 700 attendees of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences annual meeting.

11/1-4/14 Rust College Bioinformatics Workshop

On November 1-4, 2014, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Rust College in Holly Springs, Miss. This workshop trained. 14 faculty members from Rust College and Byhalia High School.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

7/16/14 ddPCR Training 2014

Mississippi INBRE hosted a ddPCR Training Session on July 16, 2014 at The University of Southern Mississippi. This training session was available to faculty, staff and students on the new ddPCR system purchased for the Mississippi INBRE facility.

6/16/14 The University of Southern Mississippi Bioinformatics Workshop

On June 16, 2014, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss. This workshop trained 31 undergraduate students from USM.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

4/27/14 The University of Southern Mississippi Bioinformatics Workshop

On April 27, 2014, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss. This workshop trained 19 undergraduate students from USM.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

4/14/14 Mississippi University for Women Bioinformatics Workshop

On April 14, 2014, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Mississippi University for Women in Columbus, Miss. This workshop trained 8 undergraduate students from Mississippi University for Women.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

3/27/14 Tougaloo College Bioinformatics Workshop

On March 27, 2014, Mississippi INBRE hosted a bioinformatics workshop at Tougaloo College in Tougaloo, Miss. This workshop trained 8 undergraduate students from Tougaloo College.

Mississippi INBRE conducts “Traveling Bioinformatics Workshops” at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions with instruction by our Bioinformatics Coordinator, Dr. Gyan Sahukhal. The Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Workshops are designed to give undergraduate students hands-on training on the basics of bioinformatics to prepare them for advanced biomedical graduate study. This training activity aims to enable the students to handle the basic genomics and proteomics tools in order to analyze and interpret biological data.

2/16/14 R15 Grant Writing Workshop conducted by Morgan Giddings

Mississippi INBRE hosted an R15 Grant Writing Workshop on February 16, 2014 at the The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Twenty-eight faculty and graduate students from across the state of Mississippi attended this workshop to improve R15 grant writing techniques.

Past Mississippi INBRE Sponsored Events

Community Health Speaker Series - Dr. David Buys

On March 5, 2020, the Mississippi INBRE Telenutrition Center is hosted the second seminar of the Community Health Speaker Series. Dr. David R. Buys, from Mississippi State University, delivered a presentation titled “Cooperative Extension and Obesity Prevention: Toward a Policy, Systems, and Environment Approach to Building Healthier Communities.”

The Community Health Speaker Series aims to deliver content on community health and behaviors in relation to disease prevention among Mississippians. Dr. Buys’ work stems from exploring social causes of health and disease. He joined MSU Extension in 2014 and has tackled issues such as obesity and opioid misuse in the state of Mississippi.

Mississippi INBRE was honored to host Dr. Buys  and is grateful for his time and efforts in speaking to USM’s campus.

Cell and Molecular Biology Seminar Series

Dr. Sanjeev Sahni visits the University of Southern Mississippi for CMB Seminar Series

Dr. Sanjeev Sahni from the University of Texas Medical Branch visited The University of Southern Mississippi on February 19th, 2020 as part of the Cellular & Molecular Biology Spring Seminar Series. This five-part series features speakers from across the country presenting on their field of expertise.

Dr. Sahni spoke in the Thad Cochran Center on “Host-Pathogen-Vector Interactions in Experimental Models of Ricketts.” Attendees included 20+ faculty and graduate students from the School of Biological, Environmental and Earth Sciences.

Mississippi INBRE is grateful to Dr. Sahni for his time and efforts in speaking with USM faculty and students. For more information on this series, please email msinbre@usm.edu.

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 field of expertise.

Dr. Cui spoke in the Thad Cochran Center on “T cell exhaustion in chronic viral infection and cancer immunotherapy.” Attendees included 20+ faculty and graduate students from the School of Biological, Environmental and Earth Sciences.

Mississippi INBRE is grateful to Dr. Cui for his time and efforts in speaking with USM faculty and students. For more information on this series, please email msinbre@usm.edu.

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 behaviors in relation to disease prevention among Mississippians. Dr. Thompson’s presentation drew upon Indigenous knowledge to improve health and quality of life in today’s world. He is also a certified Choctaw Community Language Instructor and a bison rancher.

Mississippi INBRE was honored to host Dr. Thompson and is grateful for his time and efforts in speaking to USM’s campus.

USM University Forum - Sonia Shah

On November 12th, 2019 Mississippi INBRE sponsored Sonia Shah, an award-winning investigative journalist, as the featured speaker for the University of Southern Mississippi’s University Forum. Her presentation, “Pandemic,” was held at 6:30 pm in the Thad Cochran Center Ballrooms.

USM’s forum schedule says, “Sonia Shah is an investigative journalist who writes about science, human rights, and international politics. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Scientific American, and Foreign Affairs. Shah’s most recent book, Pandemic: Tracking Contagions from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond, explores the origins of epidemics and draws parallels between the story of cholera and the pathogens that threaten humankind today. Pandemic was a finalist for the 2017 Los Angeles Times Book Prize in science/technology, the New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism, and the National Association for Science Writers’ Science in Society Award. It was also a New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice. Shah has been featured on CNN and her TEDTalk, “Three Reasons We Still Haven’t Gotten Rid of Malaria,” has been viewed over one million times. Shah is currently working on her fifth book, The Next Great Migration.”

Mississippi INBRE was honored to host Ms. Shah and is grateful for her time and efforts in speaking to USM’s campus.

American Society of Microbiology 2019 South Central Branch Meeting

The ASM South Central Branch Annual Meeting, sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, was held November 1-2, 2019 at the University of Mississippi.

The annual ASM-SCB meeting attracts 180-200 faculty, postdocs, and students from Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana. The meeting provides an opportunity for regional networking and collaboration. A full program of events included scientific sessions, keynote speaker presentation, student awards competition, poster session, education session, Friday evening reception, and business meetings.

Dr. Joel Kostka, Georgia Tech University, a microbial ecologist, was the keynote speaker.

For more information about the ASM South Central Branch, please visit our website at southcentralbranchasm.com.

Cell and Molecular Biology Seminar Series

Dr. Rita Tamayo visits the University of Southern Mississippi for CMB Seminar Series

Dr. Rita Tamayo from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill visited The University of Southern Mississippi on October 23rd, 2019 as part of the Cellular & Molecular Biology Fall Seminar Series. This four-part series features speakers from across the country presenting on their field of expertise.

Dr. Tamayo spoke in the Thad Cochran Center on “Mechanisms of Phenotypic Heterogeneity in Clostridium difficile.” Attendees included 20 faculty and graduate students from the School of Biological, Environmental and Earth Sciences.

Mississippi INBRE is grateful to Dr. Tamayo for her time and efforts in speaking with USM faculty and students. For more information on this series, please email msinbre@usm.edu.

Cell and Molecular Biology Seminar Series

Dr. Joao Pedra visits the University of Southern Mississippi CMB Seminar Series

Dr. Joao Pedra from the University of Maryland School of Medicine visited The University of Southern Mississippi on October 9th, 2019 as part of the Cellular & Molecular Biology Fall Seminar Series. This four-part series features speakers from across the country presenting on their field of expertise.

Dr. Pedra spoke in the Thad Cochran Center on “Immune Function in Arthropod Vectors.” Attendees included 30+ faculty and students from the School of Biological, Environmental and Earth Sciences.

Mississippi INBRE is grateful to Dr. Pedra for his time and efforts in speaking with USM faculty and students. For more information on this series, please email msinbre@usm.edu.

Cell and Molecular Biology Seminar Series

Dr. Rakez Kayed visits the University of Southern Mississippi for CMB Seminar Series

Dr. Rakez Kayed from the University of Texas Medical Branch visited The University of Southern Mississippi on September 25th, 2019 as part of the Cellular & Molecular Biology Fall Seminar Series. This four-part series features speakers from across the country presenting on their field of expertise.

Dr. Kayed spoke in the Thad Cochran Center on “Interactions of Protein Aggregates in Neurodegenerative Disease: Implications for Drug Development.” Attendees included 20+ faculty and graduate students from the School of Biological, Environmental and Earth Sciences.

Mississippi INBRE is grateful to Dr. Kayed for his time and efforts in speaking with USM faculty and students. For more information on this series, please email msinbre@usm.edu.

2nd Annual Mississippi McNair Scholars Research Symposium & Graduate Fair

On October 4, 2019, the McNair Scholars Program hosted their 2nd Annual Mississippi McNair Scholars Research Symposium and Graduate Fair at the Thad Cochran Center on the University of Southern Mississippi’s campus.

The McNair Scholars Program is a federal TRIO program funded at 151 institutions across the United States and Puerto Rico by the U.S. Department of Education. It is designed to prepare undergraduate students for doctoral studies through involvement in research and other scholarly activities. McNair participants are either first-generation college students with financial need, or members of a group that is traditionally underrepresented in graduate education and have demonstrated strong academic potential. The goal of the McNair Scholars Program is to increase graduate degree awards for students from underrepresented segments of society.

McNair Scholars from USM, Ole Miss, Jackson State, and Delta State were invited to present their research and participate in the graduate school fair.

Mississippi INBRE Telenutrition Center Outreach Symposium 2019

Mississippi INBRE’s Telenutrition Center hosted the Outreach Symposium on July 25, 2019 at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Trent Lott Center. Mississippi INBRE was proud to sponsor this event to showcase the research produced by undergraduate and graduate students from the Outreach Scholars program.

Mississippi INBRE Telenutrition Center Mock Poster Symposium

Mississippi INBRE’s Telenutrition Center hosted the Outreach Symposium on July 24, 2019 at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Southern Hall. Mississippi INBRE sponsored this event to help undergraduate and graduate students from the Outreach Scholars program practice presenting their research in front of an audience.

Choctaw Indian Fair 2019

Mississippi INBRE’s Telenutrition Center and Outreach Scholars hosted an informational table on July 8-11, 2019 at the 71st Annual Choctaw Indian Fair. Mississippi INBRE was proud to sponsor this event which reached out to the Native American communities to collect data, offer nutritional information, and inform the community about the Telenutrition Center and its purpose.

For more information, visit choctawindianfair.com

USM Mini Health Fair

Mississippi INBRE’s Telenutrition Center and Outreach Scholars hosted an Outreach Event on May 25, 2019 at the University of Southern Mississippi. This event reached out to USM Physical Plant workers and employees to provide nutritional information, offer weight and BMI calculations, and collect data.

Choctaw Unity Walk 2019

Mississippi INBRE’s Telenutrition Center and Outreach Scholars hosted an Outreach Event on  May 22, 2019 at Choctaw, Mississippi. Mississippi INBRE was proud to sponsor this event which reached out to the Native American communities to collect data, offer nutritional information, and inform the community about the Telenutrition Center and its purpose.

Mississippi INBRE Telenutrition Center Open House

Mississippi INBRE’s Telenutrition Center hosted their Open House on June 19, 2019 at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Southern Hall. Mississippi INBRE was happy to sponsor this event to celebrate the beginning of the new Outreach Scholars program.

USM Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creative Activity 2019

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Honors College and the Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research hosted the Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creative Activity on April 27, 2019. Mississippi INBRE was proud to sponsor this event to showcase the research produced by undergraduate students at The University of Southern Mississippi.

For more information, visit usm.edu.

William Carey University Research Symposium 2019

William Carey University hosted their annual research symposium on April 26, 2019. Sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, this event showcased the work of students in the Master of Biomedical Sciences program and the College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Merit Health Wesley & William Carey University Case Presentation Symposium 2019

The Merit Health Wesley & William Carey University Case Presentation Symposium, sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, is designed to showcase research done by residents at Merit Health Wesley and medical school students from William Carey University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. This first annual event was held on April 17, 2019 at Merit Health Wesley. Thirty seven presenters showed off their research and collaborated in efforts to learn from each other and have a better grasp on the subject matter.

Tougaloo College-Mississippi College 16th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium

The Tougaloo College-Mississippi College 16th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, is designed to celebrate undergraduate research at both Tougaloo College and Mississippi College. This year’s event was held on April 12, 2019 on the Tougaloo College campus. Student and faculty attendees were able to collaborate and learn from research done at both institutions.

USM Susan A. Siltanen Graduate Student Research Symposium 2019

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Graduate School and the Graduate Student Senate hosted the Susan A. Siltanen Graduate Student Research Symposium on April 11, 2019. Sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, this event is designed to enhance the scholarly environment, provide a friendly but competitive opportunity to present research to faculty, staff, and peers through poster and oral presentations, and highlight the innovative scholarship being done by Southern Miss graduate students.

William Carey University Research Symposium 2018

William Carey University hosted their annual research symposium on April 27, 2018. Sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, this event showcased the work of students in the Master of Biomedical Sciences program and the College of Osteopathic Medicine.

USM Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creative Activity 2018

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Honors College and the Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research hosted the Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creative Activity on April 21, 2018. Mississippi INBRE was proud to sponsor this event to showcase the research produced by undergraduate students at The University of Southern Mississippi.

For more information, visit usm.edu.

Merit Health Wesley & William Carey University Case Presentation Symposium 2018

The Merit Health Wesley & William Carey University Case Presentation Symposium, sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, is designed to showcase research done by residents at Merit Health Wesley and medical school students from William Carey University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. This first annual event was held on April 11, 2018 at Merit Health Wesley. Thirty presenters showed off their research and collaborated in efforts to learn from each other and have a better grasp on the subject matter.

Tougaloo College-Mississippi College 15th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium

The Tougaloo College-Mississippi College 15th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, is designed to celebrate undergraduate research at both Tougaloo College and Mississippi College. This year’s event was held on April 5, 2018 on the Tougaloo College campus. Student and faculty attendees were able to collaborate and learn from research done at both institutions.

Polymer Science & Engineering Conference & Showcase 2018

Polymer Science & Engineering Conference & Showcase, sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, is designed to showcase The University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Polymer Science and Engineering specifically in the areas of new faculty research, advanced equipment and capabilities and student research. This year’s event was held on March 23, 2018 on the USM campus. Attendees included not only faculty and students within the School of Polymer Science, but also corporate representatives, USM alumni, and representative from other institutions in the State.

Posters in the Rotunda 2018

Posters in the Rotunda, sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, is a state-wide event promoting research in Mississippi. This year’s event was held on March 20, 2018 in at the Capitol in Jackson, Mississippi. Thirty-three of the top undergraduate researchers in the state represented eight state universities at this event. Universities represented included Alcorn State University, Delta State University, Jackson State University, Mississippi State University, Mississippi University for Women, Mississippi Valley State University, The University of Mississippi and The University of Southern Mississippi.

Mississippi Honors Conference 2018

The Mississippi Honors Conference hosted by Mississippi INBRE is a two-day conference held on February 2-3, 2018. True to it’s theme “Diversity in Mississippi,” attendees represent every honors college in the state as these students have the opportunity to present their research at a professional conference.

5th Annual Applied Polymer Technology Extension Consortium Symposium

The University of Southern Mississippi Polymer Science Department hosted the 5th Annual Applied Polymer Technology Extension Consortium Symposium on November 13th, 2017. This symposium was attended by around 90 undergraduate and graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, faculty and corporate representatives. The purpose was to offer networking opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students with polymer-focused research and tackle fundamental issues in polymer science and engineering.

This one-day meeting features both oral and poster presentations, a career panel with industry and government representatives and a social networking event. The symposium’s key-note speaker was Dr. Timothy White from the Air Force Research Laboratory.

American Society of Microbiology 2017 South Central Branch Meeting

The ASM South Central Branch Annual Meeting, hosted by Dr. Dan Voth and Dr. Jon Blevins from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, was held October 19-21, 2017. For more information about the ASM South Central Branch, please visit our website at southcentralbranchasm.com.

16th Research Symposium on Students' Summer Research Series, Tougaloo College

Tougaloo College’s Natural Science Division hosted the 16th Research Symposium on Students’ Summer Research Series on October 13-14, 2017. This symposium, hosted by MIssissippi INBRE featured 27 poster presentations along with 12 oral presentation.

At this symposium, Mississippi INBRE Academic-Year Scholar, Nii Commey was awarded first place in the oral presentations for his research entitled, “Effect of DCLK1 on the Proliferation and Stemness of Colorectal Cancer Cells.”

Southeast Regional IDeA Meeting 2017

The 2017 Southeast Regional IDeA Conference held on October 11-13, 2017 in Morgantown, West Virginia allowed Mississippi INBRE to send a group of students and faculty to present their research and network with other researchers. Mississippi INBRE is proud of our Scholars, faculty and staff who attended the Southeast Regional IDeA meeting in Morgantown, WV. This year’s group includes 12 students, 2 faculty and 3 INBRE staff members representing 9 institutions.

USM Congressional Staffers Visit

The University of Southern Mississippi hosted it’s annual Congressional Staffers Visit on August 31-September 3, 2017 at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Hattiesburg and Gulf Park campuses. This year’s visit, sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, brought around 30 congressional staffers to campus to learn about offerings at USM.

USM-UMMC Annual Doctoral Seminar

The University of Southern Mississippi in conjunction with the University of Mississippi Medical Center hosted their Annual Doctoral Seminar on June 9, 2017 at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Hattiesburg campus. This year’s seminar, sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, featured scholarly development and networking for 50-70 nursing doctoral students and faculty from both Universities.

Southeastern Medical Device Association Annual Meeting

The Southeastern Medical Device Association hosted their annual on April 26-27, 2017 at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. Mississippi INBRE was proud to be a sponsor at this event which inspires collaboration and innovation in the Southeast Region of the U.S. This conference averages around 500 attendees each year.

For more information, visit semda.net.

USM Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creative Activity 2017

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Honors College and the Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research hosted the Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creative Activity on April 22, 2017. Mississippi INBRE was proud to sponsor this event to showcase the research produced by undergraduate students at The University of Southern Mississippi.

For more information, visit usm.edu.

William Carey University Research Symposium 2017

William Carey University hosted their annual research symposium on April 21, 2017. Sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, this event showcased the work of students in the Master of Biomedical Sciences program and the College of Osteopathic Medicine.

For more information, visit wmcarey.edu.

The University of Southern Mississippi Graduate Student Symposium 2017

The University of Southern Mississippi hosted the Graduate Student Symposium on April 4, 2017 at their Hattiesburg Campus. Sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, the symposium provides graduate students with an opportunity to present their research to faculty, staff and students in a competitive environment through oral and poster presentations.

Posters in the Rotunda 2017

Posters in the Rotunda 2017, sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, was held on March 23, 2017 in Jackson, Mississippi. This event is a showcase for undergraduate research and scholarly activity being conducted in the eight state universities in Mississippi.

For more information, visit postersintherotundams.org.

Alcorn State University Research Symposium 2017

Alcorn State University hosted their annual research symposium on February 9, 2017 on their campus. Mississippi INBRE was proud to sponsor this excellent opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students to share their research activities in oral and poster format.

The University of Southern Mississippi Sustainability Poster Session 2016

The University of Southern Mississippi, Office of Sustainability hosted their academic poster session on November 16, 2016 in Hattiesburg, Miss. Sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, this poster session was designed to provide research and presentation opportunities to students and to promote awareness of various sustainability topics.

For more information, visit usm.edu.

American Society for Microbiology 2016 South Central Branch Meeting

The ASM South Central Branch Annual Meeting, hosted by Dr. Don Ennis from the Department of Biology at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette and sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, was held October 28-29, 2016. For more information about the ASM South Central Branch, please visit our website at southcentralbranchasm.com.

USM Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creative Activity 2016

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Honors College and the Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research hosted the Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creative Activity on April 22-23, 2016. Mississippi INBRE was proud to sponsor this event to showcase the reasearch produced by undergraduate students at The University of Southern Mississippi. The Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creative Activity boasted over 300 attendees.

For more information, visit usm.edu.

The University of Southern Mississippi Graduate Student Symposium 2016

The University of Southern Mississippi hosted the Graduate Student Symposium on March 24, 2016 at their Hattiesburg Campus. Sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, the symposium provides graduate students with an opportunity to present their research to faculty, staff and students in a competitive environment through oral and poster presentations. This symposium boasted over 150 attendees.

Posters in the Rotunda 2016

Posters in the Rotunda 2016, sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, was held on March 24, 2016 in Jackson, Mississippi. This event is a showcase for undergraduate research and scholarly activity being conducted in the eight state universities in Mississippi.

For more information, visit postersintherotundams.org.

USM Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creative Activity 2015

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Honors College and the Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research hosted the Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creative Activity on April 24-25, 2015. Mississippi INBRE was proud to sponsor this event to showcase the reasearch produced by undergraduate students at The University of Southern Mississippi. The Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creative Activity boasted over 300 attendees.

For more information, visit usm.edu.

William Carey University Research Symposium 2015

William Carey University hosted their annual research symposium on April 17, 2015. Sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, this event showcased the work of students in the Master of Biomedical Sciences program and the College of Osteopathic Medicine.

For more information, visit wmcarey.edu.

The University of Southern Mississippi Graduate Student Symposium 2015

The University of Southern Mississippi hosted the Graduate Student Symposium on March 25, 2015 at their Hattiesburg Campus. Sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, the symposium provides graduate students with an opportunity to present their research to faculty, staff and students in a competitive environment through oral and poster presentations. This symposium boasted over 150 attendees.

Posters in the Rotunda 2015

Posters in the Rotunda 2016, sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, was held on March 24, 2015 in Jackson, Mississippi. This event is a showcase for undergraduate research and scholarly activity being conducted in the eight state universities in Mississippi.

For more information, visit postersintherotundams.org.

Alcorn State University Research Symposium 2015

Alcorn State University hosted their annual research symposium on February 17, 2015 on their campus. Mississippi INBRE was proud to sponsor this excellent opportunity for 31 graduate and undergraduate students to share their research activities in oral and poster format.

Mississippi Academy of Sciences 2014

The 77th Annual Mississippi Academy of Sciences meeting, sponsored by Mississippi INBRE, was held February 20-21, 2014 at the Thad Cochran Center on the campus of The University of Southern Mississippi. The 2014 conference had a total of 327 scientific presentations in the oral and poster sessions.

For more information, visit msacad.org.