Author: Diana Kenney

Falmouth Teacher to Bring Arctic Science to Class after Embedding with MBL Ecologists

Falmouth Teacher to Bring Arctic Science to Class after Embedding with MBL Ecologists

Celeste Cruse, a 7th-grade teacher at Lawrence School in Falmouth, spent two weeks in arctic Alaska in July with environmental scientists from the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL). Her stay at Toolik Field Station was through the National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences for Teachers program. By Celeste Cruse During my recent adventures in the Arctic,

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Collaborators to Investigate Structure of Microbial Food Webs

Collaborators to Investigate Structure of Microbial Food Webs

MBL Senior Scientist Joseph Vallino has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate the structure of microbial food webs. The grant is a collaboration with Julie Huber, associate scientist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Theoretical studies indicate that microbial food webs may not be highly interconnected, but rather be composed of weakly

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New Grant Will Establish Core Facility for Genome Editing at MBL

New Grant Will Establish Core Facility for Genome Editing at MBL

MBL Senior Scientist Joshua Rosenthal has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a core facility for genome editing at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL). The grant will provide instrumentation (three microinjection rigs) to enable MBL resident and visiting scientists, faculty and students to perform genome editing studies on embryos from diverse

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MBL Microscopy Innovator Joins Chan Zuckerberg Biohub

MBL Microscopy Innovator Joins Chan Zuckerberg Biohub

By Diana Kenney After six years of microscope development at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL), Shalin Mehta moved in July to Chan Zuckerberg (CZ) Biohub, an independent, nonprofit medical research institute based in San Francisco. CZ Biohub is a philanthropic effort initiated by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, pediatrician Priscilla Chan, last year.

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