April 20, 2014

Marine Biological Laboratory To Celebrate 125th Anniversary

Lillie Auditorium

For Immediate Release June 14, 2013 Contact: Gina Hebert 508-289-7725; ghebert@mbl.edu Woods Hole, MA – The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) will celebrate its 125th anniversary this summer with a series of events commemorating the milestone.  The theme of the anniversary is “Celebrating the Next Generation.”Featured events include an Anniversary Concert with Curtis On Tour, a […]

Ivan Valiela Receives Odum Lifetime Achievement Award

Ivan Valiela

Dr. Ivan Valiela of the MBL Ecosystems Center will receive the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation’s Odum Lifetime Achievement Award. The award recognizes Dr. Valiela’s contributions to the understanding of coastal marine ecosystems, addressing critical management questions, serving the scientific community, and educating multiple generations of students. This award is named for the three outstanding […]

MBL to Sponsor Artisan Fairs June 14, July 12, August 9

Contact: Molly Kelleher 508-289-7422; humanres@mbl.edu MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA—Back by popular demand, the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) is pleased to sponsor three Woods Hole Artisans’ Summer Fairs this year.  The events will be held on Friday, June 14, Friday July 12, and Friday, August 9 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM in Waterfront Park, Water […]

MBL Announces Career Development Program for Young Scientists


Printable version (pdf) MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA—The MBL is pleased to announce SUCCESS (Shaping and Understanding Career Choices in Education, Science and Self), a new career development program for young scientists. Chaired by MBL Director of Education Bill Reznikoff, SUCCESS will be a series of seven weekly lunchtime workshops led by panels of established scientists […]

MBL Scientist and Nobel Prize Winner Osamu Shimomura Elected to National Academy of Sciences


Contact: Gina Hebert 508-289-7725; ghebert@mbl.edu MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA—Dr. Osamu Shimomura, a Distinguished Scientist and Corporation member at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) has been elected to The National Academy of Sciences (NAS), an honorific society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research. The achievement, considered one of the highest honors in American […]

Long-Term Tundra Warming Study Yields Unexpected Results; Provides Insight into Ecosystem’s Resiliency

MBL Awards Science Journalism Fellowships

Hubbard Brook Ecosystem Study

Printable version (pdf) Contact: Andrea Early 508-289-7652; aearly@mbl.edu WOODS HOLE, MA – Twelve science journalists have been awarded Logan Science Journalism Fellowships from the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL), an internationally known biomedical and environmental research and educational center located in Woods Hole, Massachusetts on Cape Cod. Now in its 27th year, the MBL’s Logan Science […]

Shorebird Migration Documentary Featured at MBL Falmouth Forum Season Finale, April 26


Printable version (pdf) MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA—Wildlife photographer Shawn Carey will share his film “Epic Journeys: A Documentary of Shorebird Migration” at the final presentation of the 2012-2013 MBL Falmouth Forum season on Friday, April 26 at 7:30 PM at the MBL’s Lillie Auditorium, 7 MBL Street, Woods Hole. The event, co-sponsored by The 300 […]

Great White Sharks in New England: “Jaws” or Treasure? Shark Expert To Give Talk for Kids at MBL, April 18


MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA— Shark expert Dr. Greg Skomal, author of The Shark Handbook, and senior fisheries expert with Massachusetts Marine Fisheries, will give a free talk for grade-school students titled “The Great White Shark in New England: Jaws or Wildlife Treasure?” on Thursday, April 18at 3:00 PM in the MBL’s (Marine Biological Laboratory) Lillie […]

National Book Award Winner Julia Glass To Share Writing Process at MBL Falmouth Forum, April 5

CONTACT: Susan Joslin, Marine Biological Laboratory, 508-289-7281; sjoslin@mbl.edu MBL, WOODS HOLE, MA— Novelist Julia Glass, winner of the National Book Award for Fiction, will discuss her writing life during the lecture, “Inside the Head of a Novelist,” Friday, April 5at 7:30 PM in the MBL’s Lillie Auditorium 7 MBL Street, Woods Hole. This is the […]