Author: Diana Kenney

Understanding diverse microbial communities: An interview with A. Murat Eren (Meren) | The Molecular Ecologist

Understanding diverse microbial communities: An interview with A. Murat Eren (Meren) | The Molecular Ecologist

Soon after A. Murat Eren (known as Meren) came to the MBL’s Bay Paul Center as a postdoctoral scientist in 2011, he began turning heads with his creative, computation-based approaches to visualizing and discovering microbial diversity. Today, Meren is an assistant professor at the University of Chicago, an MBL Fellow, and a faculty member in

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20,000 Discoveries Under the Sea |CSMonitor.com

20,000 Discoveries Under the Sea |CSMonitor.com

In the Christian Science Monitor, Douglas Struck reports on the scientists, including MBL’s Julie Huber, who are unraveling mysteries of the deep ocean and in the process “finding new sources for food, drugs, and energy.” Read more …   Source: 20,000 discoveries under the sea – CSMonitor.com Caption: A Pelagia noctiluca, a type of jellyfish

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Embryology course ’16: Magic will happen | The Node

Embryology course '16: Magic will happen | The Node

By Joaquín Navajas Acedo, Aleisha Symon, & Tsai-Ming Lu

We write this while we finish the last experiments for the final Show n’ Tell on Saturday full of reluctance to finish this course. Samples fly all over the lab; solutions are changed and something blue boils somewhere in the room.

A life in vision: John Dowling

A life in vision: John Dowling

John E. Dowling, Gund Professor of Neurosciences at Harvard University, has contributed extraordinarily to MBL research, education, and governance since the late 1960s. A distinguished vision researcher and MBL Emeritus President Trustee, Dowling also co-founded three MBL courses: Neurobiology, which he started with Michael Bennett in 1970; Fundamental Issues in Vision Research, launched in 1992;

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