Faculty

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DMC director Heather Leslie shares vision for UMaine’s marine lab

WALPOLE, Maine — Heather Leslie recently spoke with communications intern Aliya Uteuova about her first two years as director of the Darling Marine Center (DMC), the University of Maine marine laboratory in Walpole. Leslie talks about the DMC’s first-ever strategic plan; promising collaborations with industry and community groups; projects to benefit Mainers, businesses and ocean […]

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Former UMaine professor speaks with media about winning Nobel Prize

Jeffrey C. Hall, who was a member of the University of Maine community from 2004 to 2012 as an adjunct professor and a Libra Professor of Neurogenetics, spoke with the Bangor Daily News, Maine Public, WABI(Channel 5) and WLBZ (Channel 2) about being one of three scientists to win the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Hall, Michael Rosbash […]

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Scientist with UMaine ties awarded Nobel Prize in medicine, media report

The Associated Press, NPR, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Science, The Washington Post, Time, Inside Higher Ed and New York Post reported Jeffrey C. Hall, who has ties to the University of Maine, was one of three scientists to win the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young won the $1.1 million prize for their work […]

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Former UMaine Libra Professor Jeffrey C. Hall named Nobel Prize winner

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was jointly awarded on Oct. 2 to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm. Beginning in 2004, Hall was an adjunct professor at UMaine. From 2008 to 2010, he was a Libra Professor of Neurogenetics. […]

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joyce longcore

Longcore receives AAAS Golden Goose Award for impactful research

On Oct. 13, 1997, Joyce Longcore picked up a flask of fluid sitting on the table next to her microscope. The flask was full of a mysterious type of a microscopic fungus from a group called Chytridiomycota (chytrids). This particular fungus, extracted from the skin of a dead frog, was sent to her by pathologists […]

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New Faculty: Joshua Stoll

The College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture brought a wealth of experience and expertise to its community when it welcomed new faculty this fall. Over the next few months we will feature new faculty to help you get acquainted with these new members of our community. Please join us in welcoming Joshua Stoll as […]

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New Faculty: Katherine Allen

The College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture brought a wealth of experience and expertise to its community when it welcomed new faculty this fall. Over the next few months we will feature new faculty to help you get acquainted with these new members of our community. Please join us in welcoming Katherine Allen as […]

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New Faculty: Benjamin King

The College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture brought a wealth of experience and expertise to its community when it welcomed new faculty this year. Over the next few months we will feature new faculty to help you get acquainted with these new members of our community. Please join us in welcoming Benjamin King as […]

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New Faculty: Kristina Cammen

The College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture brought a wealth of experience and expertise to its community when it welcomed new faculty this year. Over the next few months we will feature new faculty to help you get acquainted with these new members of our community. Please join us in welcoming Kristina Cammen as […]

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