Read the Report on UMaine’s Browntail Moth Research

The browntail moth has become a very serious problem for many communities in southern, midcoast and central Maine over the past several years as this insect has reached populations levels that we have not seen in 80 to 100 years. Researchers at the University of Maine have teamed up with entomologists in the Maine State […]

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SBE’s Spring Seminar Series to feature science author Carl Zimmer

SBE hosts a weekly seminar series throughout the academic year, and this year we have continued to do so, despite COVID-19. This semester features a special guest speaker, famed science author Carl Zimmer, co-sponsored by the UMaine Institute of Medicine. Carl Zimmer will be speaking via Zoom on April 9 at 2 pm. For Zoom […]

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SBE Assistant Professor Han Tan’s research featured by News Center Maine

UMaine professors trying to develop potato varieties using new DNA-based tools ORONO, Maine — Two professors at the University of Maine in Orono are working on breeding new potato varieties. Professor of crop ecology and management in the School of Food and Agriculture, Dr. Greg Porter, and assistant professor of plant genetics with the School […]

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