Author: Jane Marks

MBL’s Zoe Cardon Elected to Board of Ecological Society of America

MBL's Zoe Cardon Elected to Board of Ecological Society of America

By Jane Marks Zoe Cardon, senior scientist at the MBL Ecosystems Center, has been elected as a member-at-large of the board of the Ecological Society of America, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of scientists. Founded in 1915, the Ecological Society of America (ESA) works to promote, raise public awareness and increase the resources available for ecological

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Art Lab Panel Welcomes Renowned Artist Jan Dilenschneider

Art Lab Panel Welcomes Renowned Artist Jan Dilenschneider

By Jane Marks

The Marine Biological Laboratory and Art Lab welcomed renowned artist Jan Dilenschneider with a panel discussion on Oct. 16 to kick off the exhibition “Nature, Divine: Preserving Ecology Through Color,” a collection of oil paintings that focuses on our environment and what we need to do to protect it.

Vanessa Ruta, MBL Neurobiology Course Alumna, Receives MacArthur Fellowship

Vanessa Ruta, MBL Neurobiology Course Alumna, Receives MacArthur Fellowship

Vanessa Ruta of Rockefeller University, who kick-started her neuroscience career as a student in the MBL Neurobiology course in 2000, is one of 26 MacArthur Fellows recently announced by The MacArthur Foundation. The MacArthur Fellowship is a $625,000 award given to talented individuals with no strings attached. Ruta investigates how stimuli shape the function of neural

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New UChicago Students Discover Woods Hole in Career Exploration Visit

New UChicago Students Discover Woods Hole in Career Exploration Visit

By Jane Marks First-year undergraduates from the University of Chicago kicked off a four-day Career Exploration visit to the MBL last week with a panel discussion about many of the opportunities in Woods Hole. The panelists described the missions of the MBL, Sea Education Association, and the Northeast Fisheries Science Center as well as their

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