November 28, 2014

Swope Center Getting a New Lift – Elevator Project Breaks Ground

Swope elevator ground-breaking: (left to right) Tsoi-Kobus Architect Jonathan Cohen, MBL Facilities Consultant Tom Vautin, MBL Director and President Joan Ruderman, Shawmut Project Manager Justin Bernard, and Project Superintendent Jay Dupre.

On September 30, MBL President and Director Joan Ruderman donned a hard hat and ceremoniously dipped a shiny shovel into the ground to kick off the construction of the Swope Center elevator and accessible public restrooms project. Helping her break ground were Tsoi-Kobus architect Jonathan Cohen, MBL Facilities consultant Tom Vautin, Shawmut Construction project manager […]

First MBL-UChicago Retreat Explores New Ideas for Joint Research and Programs

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Hot Issues in Climate Change Research to be Debated at AAAS Annual Meeting

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 11, 2014 Contact: Diana Kenney, Marine Biological Laboratory dkenney@mbl.edu; 508-289-7139 or 508-685-3525 CHICAGO—The “big issues” in climate change science have shifted over the past 4 to 6 years, with several difficult problems resolved while new research challenges rose to the fore. Scientists who are leading advisors on climate change to federal […]

Meet Emma Heart, Associate Research Scientist, Cellular Dynamics Program

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According to American Diabetes Association, more than 100 million people worldwide have type 2 diabetes.  The traditionally adult-onset disease, caused by a problem in the way your body makes or uses insulin, is increasingly being diagnosed in children and adolescents. For more than a decade, Cellular Dynamics Program Associate Research Scientist Emma Heart has studied […]

MBL Announces Organizational Changes to Further Support Research and Education

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October 25, 2013—To support the Marine Biological Laboratory’s mission of discovery and innovation, the MBL will appoint two new deputy directors to strengthen direct oversight of research and administration at the lab. Jonathan Gitlin has been named the MBL’s Deputy Director of Research and Programs, effective October 25, 2013.  Gitlin, who currently serves as the […]

MBL and Children’s School of Science: Celebrating Together

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Meet A. Murat Eren (Meren) Postdoctoral Researcher, Bay Paul Center

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A. Murat Eren has always had a strong curiosity about the world around him.  Life’s path has certainly taken him a long way from the small mountain village in Turkey where he spent summers shepherding cows. “That life was amazing, and memories of those days still force me once in a while to question what […]

Christopher Neill Named Director of Ecosystems Center

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Printable version (pdf) CONTACT: Gina Hebert, Marine Biological Laboratory, 508-289-7725; ghebert@mbl.edu Christopher Neill, a senior scientist at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) and the Phyllis and Charles M. Rosenthal Director of the Brown-MBL Partnership, has been named Director of the MBL Ecosystems Center. The Ecosystems Center is the environmental research division of the MBL. Center […]

Meet Joyce & Ed Enos – A Tribute on the Eve of their Retirement

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When Joyce Enos started working at the MBL, the average cost of a new home was under $14,000, America was in the height of “Beatlemania,” and the Vietnam War was escalating at a rapid pace.    The year was 1965. Joyce was hired as a secretary for the Supply Department, a precursor to today’s Marine Resources […]

MBL Staffers Welcome Joan Ruderman

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Nearly two hundred MBL staffers gathered in the Meigs Room on Nov. 14 for an afternoon tea to meet Joan Ruderman, the MBL’s new president and director. Ruderman was already a familiar face to many in the room, as she has been affiliated with the MBL since 1974, when she was a student in the […]