GMGI News and Announcements

(GLOUCESTER, MA) Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute (GMGI) and Sherlock Biosciences have received a Phase 1 award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. The organizations are collaborating to develop sensitive, field-deployable CRISPR-based diagnostic tools

(GLOUCESTER, MA) Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute (GMGI) and Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB) have joined forces to bring STEM enrichment opportunities to Boston-area youth. Together, the organizations will create new opportunities for Club members to learn about the

Earlier this month, GMGI researchers Matt Harke, Ph.D. and Jennifer Polinski attended the 2023 ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. This conference brings thousands of aquatic and marine scientists under one roof for five days of scientific

In May, GMGI researchers’ manuscript Rapid detection of DNA and RNA shrimp viruses using CRISPR-based diagnostics was accepted to the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology. The paper describes the successful development of two new and improved rapid laboratory tests that detect two

Photo credit: Francois Studios A few short days after completing their three-month internships, the Gloucester Biotechnology Academy’s Class of 2023’s first cohort celebrated their graduation. Friends, family, GMGI staff, mentors, and internship partners gathered at the Cape Ann Museum to recognize

Photo credit: Martin Del Vecchio In April, GMGI researchers and Academy instructors set up stations of STEM activities inside Gloucester High School’s auditorium as part of Gloucester Education Foundation’s “Power of Play” event. Riss Kellogg, Ph.D., Sadie Salazar, Zach Dench, Madeleine Harlan,

Gloucester Biotechnology Academy instructors have taken ‘STEM on the Road’ with recent stops at Gloucester’s O’Maley Innovation Middle School and Salem Academy. Over two weeks, groups of 8th graders at O’Maley learned the ins and outs of gel electrophoresis (a laboratory

GMGI Fisheries Scientist Tim O’Donnell has partnered with a global team of researchers to study how a virus-like cancer spreads among some shellfish and why other organisms may be resilient to it. This specific strain of cancer appears to affect marine

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(GLOUCESTER, MA) David Walt, Ph.D., co-founder and board member of Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute (GMGI), will deliver the keynote address at the upcoming “Gloucester 400+ Overture to 2023” celebration. The event, scheduled for January 15th -- which is billed as