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Known as: A Marine Biologist and Professor of Biology at Stanford’s Hopkins Marine Station Based out of: Pacific Grove, California What he does in 10 words or less: Studies marine genomics to better preserve and protect ocean life Why what he does is

(GLOUCESTER, MA) The new, state-of-the-art biomanufacturing learning environment at GMGI’s Gloucester Biotechnology Academy in Blackburn Center is complete and prepared for its first group of students. On Wednesday, September 8, GMGI staff were joined by Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor

Graham and Jan Walker grew up in Ottawa Canada, far from the ocean, but their summers in cabins by lakes and rivers influenced them deeply -- fishing and boating became part of their DNA. For years, their marine interests were limited

(GLOUCESTER, MA) The Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) is deeply rooted in the history of Massachusetts and remains a critical coastal resource throughout New England. The iconic species is recognized as the official state fish of Massachusetts and is immortalized in

This summer, three new faces will be contributing to GMGI’s cutting-edge research. Ansharah Khan, Kilee Davis and Merry Moore will all be working with Senior Research Associate Jennifer Polinski on marine genomic projects. We are delighted to welcome them to

(GLOUCESTER, MA) The American lobster (Homarus americanus) supports one of the most valuable fisheries along the east coast of North America that for generations, has been integral to the cultural fabric and history of the region. With its distinctive anatomy

(GLOUCESTER, MA) On June 3, a short nine months after they began at Gloucester Biotechnology Academy, 12 students gathered on the pier outside Maritime Gloucester. They were ready to take the next step in their journey, graduating from the Academy

Interested in learning more about the Gloucester Biotechnology Academy? Check out our short virtual information session to hear from Academy instructors on curriculum, application process and more.

Fara Courtney’s career brought her to Cape Ann in the mid-eighties when she was working for the Massachusetts Coastal Zone Management Office. The historic, charismatic waterfront won her over, and she quickly moved her family to Gloucester, where they have

Translating genomics research for a general audience is a challenge our science team regularly takes on.  Senior Research Associate Tim O’Donnell took the challenge to a new level when he explained our work recently to local elementary school students. Earlier this