Cell physiology at the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory: A brief look back and forward

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Abstract

The Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory (MDIBL) has played important roles in the development of modern physiological concepts and tools, particularly in the fields of kidney and epithelial cell physiology. Over the last decade, MDIBL has undergone remarkable growth and evolution. This article will briefly review MDIBL's past and outline its future directions. It is hoped that this overview will renew and stimulate interest in MDIBL and, in particular, will encourage an even wider community of physiologists to participate in its ongoing growth and development.

Original languageEnglish
JournalAmerican Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology
Volume300
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Cellular stress biology
  • Epithelia
  • Genetic model organisms
  • Kidney
  • Regenerative biology

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