MBL Workshop Escaping Flatland: Imaging biological architecture and events in 3 dimensions

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August 7 and 8, 2015. Source: Michael Babwahsingh Marine Biological Laboratory Speck Auditorium, Rowe Building Woods Hole, Massachusetts The workshop will bring together researchers who work at the interface of biology, biochemistry, physics, engineering, and computer science to advance both sides of the coin, the technology of 3D imaging and its applications in biology. We […]

Bell Center Welcomes REU Students for Summer 2015

June 18th, 2015 @

The Bell Center welcomes five undergraduate students who successfully entered the Biological Discovery in Woods Hole program, sponsored by the National Science Foundation – Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF REU) program. Each undergraduate student will be mentored this summer in the laboratory of an Bell Center research scientist and will fully participate in all laboratory […]

UChicago Metcalf Students to Join Bell Center for Summer Research

March 31st, 2015 @

During the summer of 2015, twelve undergraduates from the University of Chicago will gain substantive, project-based professional research experience at the Marine Biological Laboratory through the MBL/Jeff Metcalf Summer for Undergraduate Research Fellows program (SURF). The goal of the SURF Program is to introduce students to scientific research under the guidance and direction of MBL’s […]

Bell Center Recipients of MBL-UChicago-Argonne Collaboration Awards

March 17th, 2015 @

The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) has announced new recipients of the MBL-UChicago/Argonne Collaboration Awards. These awards support innovative scientific collaborations among faculty at the MBL and UChicago/Argonne, in service of laying the foundation for long-term interactions between the institutions. Two of the three teams chosen for the 2015 Collaboration Awards include Bell Center scientists: “Color […]

2015 Lillie Awards for Collaborative Research Includes Bell Center Recipient

March 17th, 2015 @

The University of Chicago and the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) have announced the 2015 recipients of the Frank R. Lillie Research Innovation Awards. The grant program honors Frank R. Lillie, the early 20th-century embryologist who served as the MBL’s second director and as chair of UChicago’s Department of Zoology. Awards are open to collaborators from […]

MBL Announces First Recipients of MBL-UChicago/Argonne Collaboration Awards

November 19th, 2014 @

The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) has announced the first recipients of the MBL-UChicago/Argonne Collaboration Awards. These awards support innovative scientific collaborations among faculty at the MBL and UChicago/Argonne, in service of laying the foundation for long-term interactions between the institutions. We’re so pleased that Shalin Mehta’s project “Cytoskeletal Adaptation During Suspended Animation,” was awarded. Shalin, […]

Endowed Position in the field of Tissue Engineering

November 14th, 2014 @

The Institute for Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago is inviting applications for a senior faculty appointment to the Eugene Bell Professor in Tissue Engineering. This search for the endowed position is targeting candidates at the senior associate or full professorial levels. The endowed chair holder will also hold joint appointment and direct research […]

Dr. Gary Wessel, Adjunct Reappointment in the Bell Center

November 14th, 2014 @

We are very pleased and fortunate to announce the recent Adjunct Scientist reappointment for Dr. Gary Wessel (Brown University) in the Eugene Bell Center for Regenerative Biology and Tissue Engineering at the MBL. Gary has had long association with the MBL, starting as a graduate student giving a major scientific talk in Lillie Auditorium in […]

National Xenopus Resource at MBL Innovates New Way to Study Proteins

July 16th, 2014 @

Proteomics, the study of large groups of proteins, can enhance our understanding of a wide range of organisms, with applications in medicine and developmental biology. Such analyses traditionally require a complete genome for the organism being studied in order to obtain a reference set of proteins. However, many organisms that hold potential for proteomic analysis […]

Donation from Millicent and Eugene Bell Foundation Supports New UChicago Professorship in Tissue Engineering with Appointment in MBL’s Bell Center

July 16th, 2014 @

The University of Chicago is creating a new professorship in tissue engineering to promote innovative work at the University’s Institute for Molecular Engineering and the Marine Biological Laboratory, supported by a $3.5 million donation from the Millicent and Eugene Bell Foundation. The Eugene Bell Professorship in Tissue Engineering will reside within the Institute for Molecular […]