November 24, 2009

Center’s Investment Leverages Federal Grant Funding for MBL

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) $802,500 in federal stimulus funds to support the recruitment of scientists specializing in regenerative biology, along with a second grant providing $557,000 for the Laboratory’s intensive Frontiers in Stem Cells and Regeneration training course. Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray visited MBL to participate in the grant announcements.

Pictured from left to right are Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center President & CEO Susan Windham-Bannister, MBL Director and CEO Gary Borisy, State Senator Robert O’Leary, and MBL Associate Scientist Alan Kuzirian on a tour of MBL’s Marine Resources Center.