Marine Biological Laboratory Names Anne W. Sylvester Director of Research

WOODS HOLE, Mass. — The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) has announced that Anne W. Sylvester has been appointed Director of Research. Sylvester will play a key role in advancing creative, innovative, and entrepreneurial programs that expand MBL’s visibility, impact, and influence within the research and academic communities. She begins her new role on November 1, […]

Marine Biological Laboratory Trustees Elect Four New Members

Peter Barbey, Walter Massey, Ronald O’Hanley, Patrice Yarbough begin four-year terms WOODS HOLE, Mass. – The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) Board of Trustees has elected four new members: Peter D. Barbey, Walter E. Massey, Ronald P. O’Hanley, and Patrice O. Yarbough. They began their four-year terms in the summer of 2021. Peter Barbey Peter Barbey […]

Embryology Course Images are Winners in Nikon Small World Contest

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The Delicate Beauty of Coral Reefs Explored in new Turn the Tide Exhibit

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New Exhibit Highlights Legacy of Leadership at the MBL

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MBL March Madness is here!

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Visit for COVID-19 health protocols, campus guidelines, and information

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A New Visual Identity for the MBL

Over the past year, the Marine Biological Laboratory has been working to refresh our visual identity, keeping the historic ties to our legacy seal, while ensuring our new identity is modernized, simplified, and can be replicated across multiple channels—from print to the digital sphere. We landed with a clean, modern icon that’s distinctive while being […]

Registration Open for Light-Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy Conference

The Marine Biological Laboratory is pleased to announce that registration is open for LSFM 2021, a conference that will bring together innovators in microscopy from academic institutes, industry, and federal laboratories to share and brainstorm the latest developments taking place in light-sheet research and its biological applications. The conference will provide a combination of virtual and […]

Microbes in Dental Plaque are More Like Relatives in Soil than on the Tongue

Contact: Diana Kenney dkenney@mbl.edu; 508-605-3525 By Alison Caldwell University of Chicago Medicine Study suggests plaque may have been a “stepping stone” for microbes into the body CHICAGO and WOODS HOLE, Mass. — From the perspective of A. Murat Eren, the mouth is the perfect place to study microbial communities. “Not only is it the beginning […]