Author: Jane Marks

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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Squid’s Shimmer is Captured by MBL Microscope | @NikonInst

Squid's Shimmer is Captured by MBL Microscope | @NikonInst

Jocelyn Malamy and Elizabeth Lee of University of Chicago have been working with MBL’s Michael Shribak to apply a new technique for imaging jellyfish and other transparent marine and fresh water animals. In the video below, the iridescent colors depict the birefringent layers in squid skin. This video was captured with the polychromatic polarization microscope, which was invented at

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