Category: Research Updates

MBL, UChicago scientists attend launch of National Microbiome Initiative

On May 13, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy announced the National Microbiome Initiative (NMI) to foster the integrated study of microbiomes across different ecosystems. In attendance at the launch in Washington, D.C., were (left to right) David Mark Welch, director of the Marine Biological Laboratory’s Bay Paul Center and associate director

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First squid catch of the season | @mblwoodshole

These Loligo squid are vacationing in our Marine Resources Center after our collecting vessel, R/V Gemma, brought them in from sea yesterday morning. #BiologicalDiscovery #WoodsHole A video posted by MBL Communications (@mblwoodshole) on May 3, 2016 at 12:57pm PDT

Arctic scientists gather in Woods Hole

Arctic scientists gather in Woods Hole

More than 65 ecologists and earth system scientists gathered at MBL in April for the annual Arctic LTER All-Scientists meeting. The Arctic LTER, led by Ecosystems Center Senior Scientist Gus Shaver, investigates the dynamics of the tundra, lake and stream ecosystems on the North Slope of Alaska and is based at Toolik Field Station. The

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