GMGI News and Announcements

Based out of: Fort Pierce, Florida (Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Florida Atlantic University) Known as: Research Professor, Ocean Explorer, and part-time Aquanaut Part-time Aquanaut?!: In 2019, Dr. Pomponi was selected to participate in one of NASA’s Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO), and

Known as: The “Father of Marine Drug Discovery” Based out of: San Diego, California (Scripps Institution of Oceanography) What he does in 10 words or less: Explore the ocean for new sources of drugs benefiting humans Why what he does is important to

While providing our students with cutting-edge laboratory skills is the foundation of the Academy model, the synergy of all aspects of the curriculum come together to produce a successful graduate.  Career skills – the non-technical skills that relate to how

Photo credit: Andy Mann New York, NY – [December 4, 2020]: Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute (GMGI) and exploration initiative OceanX have partnered together to advance cutting-edge ocean exploration, marine conservation and scientific research. The partnership will bring together the advanced genomic

The Academy’s first semester wrapped up in mid-November, with students completing a final exam that consisted of different ‘stations’ set up in the teaching lab, designed to test students’ knowledge and application of different technical laboratory skills.   All students completed

GMGI is excited to welcome Chelsea Gardiner to the team as Gloucester Biotechnology Academy’s newest Teaching Assistant and Laboratory Technician. With a background focused on marine biology, invertebrate aquaculture and neuroscience, Chelsea earned her B.S. in Ethology and Animal Behavior

On August 31st, the Class of 2021 – the Academy’s FIFTH cohort – began their nine-month journey. Over half of the group of 15 (reduced from our capacity of 20 to meet COVID-19 regulations) was referred through our alumni network,

On September 3rd, exactly one year from when the Gloucester Biotechnology Class of 2020 first gathered to begin their journeys in science, they met again under a tent on Gloucester Harbor to graduate. The evening kicked off with a firing

Timia Buckley, age 22, enrolled in Gloucester Biotechnology Academy in September 2019 with the intention of completing the nine-month hands-on laboratory training and internship program this past May. She was on track to celebrate her graduation with friends and family

Last December, the GMGI Board of Directors approved a commercialization framework to foster innovation that aligns with our science strategy and surfaces opportunities to realize revenue, diversify income sources and expand the regional economy. A key component of this effort