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Renowned Climate Communications Expert Susan Joy Hassol to Present “Telling the Climate Change Story” May 21 at the MBL

Printable version (pdf) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Gina Hebert, Marine Biological Laboratory, (508) 289-7725, ghebert@mbl.edu Ian Vorster, Woods Hole Research Center, (508) 540-1509, ivorster@whrc.org Woods Hole, MA – Susan Joy Hassol, a climate change communicator, analyst, and author well-known for her ability to translate science into English, will present a special lecture on Monday, May […]

MBL Awards Science Journalism Fellowships

Printable version (pdf) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Andrea Early, Marine Biological Laboratory, Phone: (508) 289-7652, E-Mail: aearly@mbl.edu Friday, May 11, 2012 MBL Awards Science Journalism Fellowships Program provides insider’s view of the research behind today’s science stories Woods Hole, MA – Eleven science journalists have been awarded prestigious Logan Science Journalism Fellowships from the Marine […]

New Undergraduates Selected for Brown-MBL Beckman Scholars Program

Printable version (pdf) For Immediate Release: May 11, 2012 Contact: Diana Kenney, Marine Biological Laboratory, dkenney@mbl.edu; 508-289-7139   MBL, WOODS HOLE, Mass.— Through the Beckman Scholars Program, two exceptional undergraduates per year in the biological, chemical, or medical sciences earn the chance to conduct 15 months of research at the Marine Biological Laboratory and on […]

Discovery Never Ends

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Hugh Ducklow Appointed to Antarctic Blue Ribbon Panel

For Immediate Release: February 16, 2012 Contact: Andrea Early, (508) 289-7652; aearly@mbl.edu Panel will review U.S. science-support operations in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean to inform future policy, budget requests WOODS HOLE, MA—Hugh Ducklow, senior scientist and director of the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) Ecosystems Center has been appointed to the U.S. Antarctic Program Blue […]

Walk This Way: Scientists and MBL Physiology Course Students Describe How a Motor Protein “Steps Out”

WOODS HOLE, MA—Just like people, some proteins have characteristic ways of “walking,” which (also like human gaits) are not so easy to describe. But now scientists have discovered the unique “drunken sailor” gait of dynein, a protein that is critical for the function of every cell in the body and whose malfunction has been associated […]

An Evolutionary Surprise

For Immediate Release: March 14, 2012 Contact: Diana Kenney, dkenney@mbl.edu; 508-289-7139 In a brainless marine worm, MBL researchers find the developmental “scaffold” for the vertebrate brain WOODS HOLE, MA—The origin of the exquisitely complex vertebrate brain is somewhat mysterious. “In terms of evolution, it basically pops up out of nowhere. You don’t see anything anatomically […]

MBL Trustees Elect Six New Members

For Immediate Release: February 27, 2012 Contact: Andrea Early, (508) 289-7725; aearly@mbl.edu WOODS HOLE, MA—The Trustees of the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) recently elected six new Board members. Dr. Ethan A. Lerner of Chestnut Hill, MA was elected to the Class of 2013. Dr. Rita R. Colwell of Bethesda, MD, Dr. Robert Haselkorn of Chicago, […]

MBL President and Director Gary Borisy Receives E.B. Wilson Award for “Far-Reaching Contributions to Cell Biology”

MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA—Gary Borisy, president and director of the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL), has received the 2011 E.B. Wilson Medal from the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) at their December meeting. The award recognizes ‘far-reaching contributions to cell biology over a lifetime in science.’ Edmund Beecher Wilson (1856-1939) was one of fourteen investigators […]