September 23, 2014

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

Stephen Dunn

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

Alan Lightman

  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, […]

Biographer of Famed Naturalist Louis Agassiz at MBL Falmouth Forum, March 7

Christoph Irmscher

Contact: Susan Joslin 508-289-7281; sjoslin@mbl.eduWOODS HOLE, MA—The MBL Falmouth Forum will offers its fourth presentation of the season on Friday, March 7 with a presentation by author and professor Christoph Irmscher titled “Louis Agassiz: Creator of American Science.”  The talk will be held at 7:30 PM in the MBL’s Lillie Auditorium, 7 MBL Street, Woods […]

February 14th MBL Falmouth Forum Cancelled

Contact: Susan Joslin, 508-289-7281; sjoslin@mbl.edu Woods Hole, MA – The MBL Falmouth Forum originally scheduled for February 14, 2014 has been cancelled. The event will be rescheduled on a date to be determined. Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Dunn was scheduled to speak at 7:30 PM in the MBL’s Lillie Auditorium, but had to cancel his […]

Pulitzer Prize Winner Stephen Dunn at Next MBL Falmouth Forum, February 14

Contact: Susan Joslin 508-289-7281; sjoslin@mbl.edu The MBL Falmouth Forum offers its third presentation of the season on Friday, February 14, 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 Associates, the […]

MBL Talk on the Ocean “Plastisphere” at Falmouth Public Library, February 13

Contact: Susan Joslin 508-289-7281; sjoslin@mbl.edu MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA—The third presentation of the Marine Biological Laboratory’s (MBL) “Science Before Supper” series will be held on February 13, 2014 at the Falmouth Public Library. Linda Amaral-Zettler, Associate Scientist in the MBL’s Josephine Bay Paul Center will present a talk titled “Welcome to the Plastisphere: the New […]