2015 Southeast Regional Idea Meeting

More than 400 researchers gathered right here on the Coast for the 2015 Southeast Regional Idea Meeting.
The Idea Program is a program that supports biomedical research in several states. Researchers from Arkansas, Kentucky, Puerto Rico and more gathered at the Maritime and Seafood Museum in Biloxi for the official welcome reception.
The three day event includes programs and sessions regarding the latest biomedical research from each specific state in the Southeast.
Jamie Lott with the Mississippi Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence said, “People will be presenting all sorts of biomedical research. It’s going to be on cancer, cardiovascular disease, infectious disease, genomics and bioinformatics and neuroscience.”
This is the first time the meeting has been hosted in Mississippi.

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