December 22, 2014

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

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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 […]

JFK Assassination Topic of Next MBL Falmouth Forum, January 17

Contact: Susan Joslin 508-289-7281; sjoslin@mbl.edu MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA—The MBL Falmouth Forum offers its second presentation of the season with a talk by author Peter Janney on Friday, January 17 titled “Why Historical Truth and Accuracy Are So Important: The JFK Assassination Revisited.” Janney is the author of Mary’s Mosaic: The CIA Conspiracy to Murder […]

MBL’s “Science Before Supper” to Present Talk on Aging at Falmouth Public Library, January 9

Contact: Susan Joslin 508-289-7281; sjoslin@mbl.edu MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA—Jonathan Gitlin, the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) Deputy Director of Research and Programs, will explore aspects of the biology of aging in his talk titled, “It’s Not the Age, It’s the Miles: Understanding Biological Time,” the second presentation of the MBL Associates’ “Science Before Supper” series of […]

Rudolf Oldenbourg Appointed Director of MBL Cellular Dynamics Program

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Contact: Gina Hebert 508-289-7725; ghebert@mbl.edu MBL, Woods Hole, MA—The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) has appointed senior scientist Rudolf Oldenbourg director of its Cellular Dynamics Program (CDP). Established in 2008, the CDP is composed of several independent laboratories, notably those with a specialization in imaging and cell physiology and biochemistry. The program houses the MBL’s microscopy […]

College Students to Present Research Results at MBL Symposium, December 13

Contact: Gina Hebert 508-289-7725; ghebert@mbl.edu   MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA—The public is invited to attend a symposium featuring the research results of 22 undergraduate students who are participating in the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) Semester in Environmental Sciences (SES) program. The symposium will be held from 8:20 AM to 3:30 PM on Friday, December 13 […]