Category: The MBL Global Community

Promega Corp. Product Approved for Use with CDC’s COVID-19 Test | Wisconsin State Journal

Promega Corp. Product Approved for Use with CDC's COVID-19 Test | Wisconsin State Journal

Promega supports the MBL in a variety of ways, including donating molecular cell biology resources to the MBL courses through the Scientific Vendor Partnership program. By Shelley K. Mesch A Promega Corp. product received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to be used in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s test for

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Microscope Invented by Shinya Inoué is Given to Japan’s National Institute of Genetics

Microscope Invented by Shinya Inoué is Given to Japan's National Institute of Genetics

The late Shinya Inoué was widely known for his scientific brilliance as well as his generosity, a legacy that continues to this day. Last summer, a few months before his death, Inoué blessed the transfer of the centrifuge polarizing microscope that he invented and built at MBL in collaboration with Olympus Optical and Hamamatsu Photonics.

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MBL’s Zoe Cardon Elected to Board of Ecological Society of America

MBL's Zoe Cardon Elected to Board of Ecological Society of America

By Jane Marks Zoe Cardon, senior scientist at the MBL Ecosystems Center, has been elected as a member-at-large of the board of the Ecological Society of America, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of scientists. Founded in 1915, the Ecological Society of America (ESA) works to promote, raise public awareness and increase the resources available for ecological

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Jack Levin, Frederik Bang Receive Golden Goose Award for High-Impact Basic Research

Jack Levin,  Frederik Bang Receive Golden Goose Award for High-Impact Basic Research

When Jack Levin and Frederik Bang studied blood clotting in the horseshoe crab at the MBL in the 1960s, they had no idea their research would eventually lead to the development and commercialization of a globally used test for detecting bacterial contamination in medical settings. In recognition of their unexpected and extraordinary contribution to society,

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Climate Change and the Spread of Infectious Disease: A Partners in Health Perspective

Climate Change and the Spread of Infectious Disease: A Partners in Health Perspective

By Jane Marks It is possible to eradicate infectious disease if its chain of transmission can be broken, said Joie Mukherjee at a lecture at MBL this month. But climate change impacts, such as severe storms and flooding, will prompt the spread of vector-borne diseases. And some communities are at higher risk than others, said

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Hundreds Take in Sun, Fun, and Research at Woods Hole Science Stroll

Hundreds Take in Sun, Fun, and Research at Woods Hole Science Stroll

By Hannah Knighton Photos by Megan Costello More than 1,500 people flocked to the fifth annual Woods Hole Science Stroll on August 10. Families roamed the streets of Woods Hole to take part in science demos and hands-on activities hosted by the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL), Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, NOAA Fisheries (National Oceanic and

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