October 31, 2014

2013 Brown MBL Partnership Retreat

Mai Tran, a Brown MBL graduate student demonstrates imaging equipment at the Brown MBL Retreat in Woods Hole, MA.

Mai Tran, a Brown MBL graduate student demonstrates imaging equipment at the Brown MBL Retreat in Woods Hole, MA.

The annual Brown MBL Program Retreat took place on Friday and Saturday¬†November 8 and 9, 2013 at MBL Speck Auditorium in Woods Hole. Over 70 participants from Brown University and MBL attended the two day event. It featured a student poster session and social on Friday evening, a mini-symposium on “Imaging Across Biology” which featured invited talks on novel science on biological imaging across scales from molecules to microbes to remote sensing and a display of microscope and imaging equipment used at MBL in the past and present. In addition, the Brown MBL Program hosted 36 undergraduates from Brown University on a tour of MBL that highlighted summer internship and semester opportunities for students to engage in research in Woods Hole. The undergraduates had a private tour of MBL facilities including the Marine Resources Center and a field trip to a salt marsh restoration and research project on South Cape Beach, Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve.

For more information on the event a complete agenda can be seen here:  2013BrownMBLRetreatAgenda