FALL 2018
ME BioScience Day on Nov 7:
See who's participating
For the third consecutive year, BioME is organizing Maine Bioscience Day at middle schools in the state. Volunteers from life science companies and institutions in Maine will talk to students about their careers and expose them to science hands on. Thank you to all volunteers and schools who are participating this year!

In This Issue
BioME Holiday Mixer: December 10, 5-7PM

We would like to invite all of our members, supporters and friends to attend our popular annual event: BioME Holiday Mixer on December 10 at the Cellardoor Winery in Portland between 5 and 7PM. Join us for an evening full of quality networking over delicious food and wine. Register below!

Save the Date: BioME Legislative Reception
January 22, 5-7PM

Save the Date! Our annual BioME Legislative Reception will take place on January 22 between 5-7PM at a new location: Maple Hill Farm Inn and Conference Center in Hallowell. This event is a unique opportunity to connect with the newly elected Maine State Legislators and educate them on matters important to bioscience community in Maine. Registration will open soon.  

Get Involved:
Serve on BioME Planning Subcommittees

As 2019 approaches, we are planning many exciting projects for next year. If you would like to be involved, we are currently looking for volunteers to serve on Subcommittees devoted to planning 2 bigger projects for 2019:

BioME Annual Conference 2019 
Our signature event is coming back this Spring! We are looking for energetic people willing to devote some time and effort to planning the Conference.

BioME Industry Report  
The goal is to plan and execute a comprehensive and current report on life sciences industry in Maine. 

If you'd like to be involved with planning any of these projects, please email us and we'll provide more information. First meetings will be held in December 2018.
Welcome new BioME Board Member: Casey Doucette, PhD 

We would like to officially welcome our newest Board Member, Ms. Casey Doucette. Casey Doucette is a Regulatory Affairs Manager at IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. Casey previously served as a Senior Account Executive at MacDougall Biomedical Communications in Wellesley, MA. She holds a Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Maine Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering.

Introducing a new Cost Savings program for BioME Members:

BioME members now have access to as part of our cost savings program. is the world's largest and most experienced online marketplace for outsourced scientific services and products, to offer researchers access to a platform with thousands of pre-qualified suppliers providing custom research services. Immediate savings will be realized by sending requests to multiple suppliers in a single click. Marketplace users are not assessed any subscription, implementation or transaction fees. charges their suppliers a minimal transaction fee, negotiated by BIO, for orders processed. 

Welcome New Members!

We are happy to welcome the following members to our BioME Community:

Accurant Health
Akouos, Inc.
Bio X Cell
Corning Inc
Flagship VL56
Keystone State Testing
Kymera Therapeutics
Mythic Therapeutics
NJ Pharmaceuticals
Noble Partners
Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Research Services (PMRS)
Skyhawk Therapeutics
Synlogic Operating Company
Whitney Research
Noteworthy Job Openings:
Looking for a BioME Intern

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