OPENING THE SENSES How do we see, hear, taste, smell, and feel, and how do our senses direct our behavior? Scientists in the MBL’s new Program in Sensory Physiology and Behavior are finding out. More >>>
MBL Senior Scientist Rudolf Oldenbourg and several other scientists affiliated with the MBL recently discussed the leading edge of microscopy collaboration at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston. Above, a fluorescence image of a living cell expressing septin molecules linked to green fluorescent protein (GFP). The image was recorded with the Fluorescence LC-PolScope. More >>>
• Jonathan Gitlin, MBL senior scientist, has been named director of the Bell Center for Regenerative Biology and Tissue Engineering.
• Chris Neill, MBL senior scientist and the Phyllis and Charles M. Rosenthal Director of the Brown-MBL Partnership, has been named Director of the MBL Ecosystems Center.
• The MBL is hosting more than a dozen conferences this spring including a Xenopus workshop and meetings of the Plum Island LTER group, the Harvard Public Health group, the Boston Ithaca Islet Club, the Joint Atlantic Seminar in History of Biology, the Eastern Regional Photosynthesis group, the American Polar Society, the New England Society of Developmental Biology, the Kinetoplastid Molecular Cell Biology group, the Woods Hole Immunoparasitology group, the Rock Island Co., and the New England Society for Microscopy.