By Chloe Hadavas (UChicago ’17)
A century-old pas de deux culminated in 2013, when the University of Chicago and the Marine Biological Laboratory entered into a formal affiliation. The histories of UChicago and the Woods Hole, Massachusetts, nonprofit center for biology, biodiversity, and environmental research had long been intertwined.
“The two institutions were, in a sense, almost cofounded,” says surgery professor Karl Matlin, who cocurated Shared Past, Shared Future, a recent exhibition at the John Crerar Library that illuminated UChicago-MBL connections. Read more …
Caption: Investigators and faculty at the Marine Biological Laboratory in 1894 (crop). Photo by Baldwin Coolidge