Category: MBL Spotlight

Celebrating Women in Science at the MBL

Rut Pedrosa Pàmies near a sediment trap during a redeployment of the Oceanic Flux Program mooring onboard the R/V Atlantic Explorer. (Photo credit: JC Weber)

By Emily Greenhalgh The Marine Biological Laboratory has always been a unique institution—it’s part of the “MBL magic” that many scientists and students talk about every year. Its founding was no exception. When the MBL was founded in 1888, it was unusual for its time in that it encouraged women students of science to apply

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Bill Reznikoff, other MBL Affiliates are Named Fellows of the AAAS

Bill Reznikoff, other MBL Affiliates are Named Fellows of the AAAS

By Diana Kenney William S. Reznikoff, senior research scholar at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) and professor emeritus at University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). AAAS members bestow the honor of  “Fellow” upon their peers in recognition of “scientifically or socially distinguished efforts

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The Gemma Receives Research Vessel (R/V) Designation

The Gemma Receives Research Vessel (R/V) Designation

The MBL’s vessel The Gemma this month was officially designated as an oceanographic research vessel (R/V) by the U.S. Coast Guard. Previously, it was classified as a private boat. “The R/V designation is voluntarily, but it clarifies the purpose of the vessel,” says Senior Captain/MBL Marine Operations Supervisor Bill Mylett. The Gemma was built in

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MBLWHOI Library Launches Comprehensive Search System

MBLWHOI Library Launches Comprehensive Search System

A new system that allows MBLWHOI Library patrons to comprehensively search the library’s holdings went live on July 8. Called PRIMO, it facilitates searching across collections: journal articles, books, the MBL and WHOI archives and even the Woods Hole Open Access Server repository. Searches can also extend to a global network of millions of records

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