July 29, 2014

The Four Seasons of Vivaldi and Piazzolla to be Performed at MBL Summer Concert, July 20

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Printable version (pdf) Contact: Gina Hebert 508-289-7725; ghebert@mbl.edu MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA—Tickets are now on sale for the MBL Summer Concert featuring Curtis On Tour, a program of the Philadelphia-based Curtis Institute of Music.  The concert will be held on Sunday, July 20 at 7:00 PM in the Lillie Auditorium, 7 MBL Street, Woods Hole. […]

MBL Career Development Program Launches Second Year

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Printable version (pdf)   Contact: A. Kristine Johnson 508-289-7766; kjohnson@mbl.edu WOODS HOLE, MA—The MBL will launch its second year of SUCCESS, a career development program for young scientists, on June 18, 2014. Chaired by MBL Director of Education Bill Reznikoff, SUCCESS (which stands for Shaping and Understanding Career Choices in Education, Science, and Self) is […]

MBL Awards Fellowships to Health and Environmental Science Journalists

SJP Biomedical Fellow Onche Onde and Brad Shuster, co-director of the Biomedical Course, at work in the lab at MBL. Credit: Melanie DG Kaplan

Contact: Diana Kenney 508-289-7139; dkenney@mbl.edu WOODS HOLE, Mass. – Thirteen science journalists have been awarded Logan Science Journalism Fellowships from the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL), an international center for biological, biomedical, and environmental research and training and an affiliate of the University of Chicago. Now in its 28th year, the MBL’s Logan Science Journalism Program […]

New Internships Allow Eight UChicago Undergrads to Spend Summer at Marine Biological Laboratory

Eight students in the College will spend their summer there as research interns through the Metcalf program. - See more at: http://news.uchicago.edu/article/2014/04/15/new-internships-allow-eight-undergrads-spend-summer-marine-biological-lab#sthash.ATqygHNX.dpuf

By Dianna Douglas, University of Chicago   Eight students in the College will spend their summer as research interns at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Massachusetts, marking a new phase in the affiliation between the lab and the University of Chicago that will allow students to pursue significant scientific projects. “The student interns will make […]

Marine Mammal Strandings Topic of MBL School Vacation Event for Kids, April 22

Contact: Susan Joslin 508-289-7281; sjoslin@mbl.edu   Woods Hole, MA –The MBL Associates will help celebrate Earth Day with a free presentation for middle-school age students on Tuesday, April 22 at 11:00 AM. Kathy Zagzebski, President and Executive Director of the National Marine Life Center, will give a talk titled “Tending Turtles, Studying Seals, and Doctoring […]

MBL Falmouth Forum Concludes Season with Pulitzer Prize Winner Stephen Dunn, April 18

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Contact: Susan Joslin 508-289-7281; sjoslin@mbl.edu MBL, Woods Hole, MA—The MBL Falmouth Forum offers its final presentation of the season on Friday, April 18,, 2014 with a poetry reading by Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Dunn. The event will be held at 7:30 PM in the MBL’s Lillie Auditorium, 7 MBL Street, Woods Hole. Sponsored by the […]

MBL Offers Free Screening of New PBS Series YOUR INNER FISH, April 2

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Contact: Gina Hebert, MBL 508-289-7725; ghebert@mbl.edu Melissa Mills, PBS 703-739-8134; mkmills@pbs.org MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA—Why does the human body look the way it does? Why do our hands have five fingers instead of six? Why do we walk on two legs instead of four?  Tangled Bank Studios and PBS invite the public to a free […]

Author of “Einstein’s Dream” Discusses New Book at MBL Falmouth Forum, April 4

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  Contact: Susan Joslin 508-289-7281; sjoslin@mbl.edu MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA—The next presentation of this season’s MBL Falmouth Forum will be held on Friday, April 4 with a talk titled “The Accidental Universe,” presented by Alan Lightman, physicist, writer, social entrepreneur, and professor of humanities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The event will be held […]

UChicago and MBL Announce First Recipients of Lillie Awards for Collaborative Research

Erik M. Jorgensen and Clare Waterman are the first two recipients of the Frank R. Lillie Research Innovation Awards. The awards will provide funding for scientists to develop novel, collaborative projects based at the MBL that will lead to transformative biological discoveries.

Printable version (pdf) Contact: Gina Hebert 508-289-7725; ghebert@mbl.edu MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA—The University of Chicago and the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) today announced the first two recipients of the Frank R. Lillie Research Innovation Awards. The newly established grant program honors Lillie, the early 20th-century embryologist who served as the MBL’s second director and as […]

The Influence of Guano on Global History to be Discussed at MBL Falmouth Forum, March 21

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MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA—The fifth presentation of this season’s MBL Falmouth Forum will be held on Friday, March 21, with a talk titled “Guano and the Opening of the Pacific World: A Global Ecological History” presented by author and professor Gregory Cushman. The event will be held at 7:30 PM in the MBL’s Lillie Auditorium, […]