Category: The MBL Global Community

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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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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Shubin Elected to American Philosophical Society | Science Life

Shubin Elected to American Philosophical Society | Science Life

Neil Shubin, interim co-director of the Marine Biological Laboratory and the Robert R. Bensley Distinguished Service Professor of Organismal Biology and Anatomy and Associate Dean for Academic Strategy at the University of Chicago, has been elected to the American Philosophical Society. Founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1743, the APS is the nation’s oldest learned society. Read more

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Six MBL Affiliates Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Six MBL Affiliates Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Six scientists affiliated with the Marine Biological Laboratory are among the 228 people recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS). The inductees include some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists, as well as civic, business, and philanthropic leaders. Congratulations to: Jeremy M. Berg, American Association for the Advancement

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