Category: Uncategorized

Loretta Roberson is Funded to Implement Seaweed Farms for Biomass Production

Loretta Roberson is Funded to Implement Seaweed Farms for Biomass Production

MBL scientist Loretta Roberson has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) to implement designs for sustainable, large-scale tropical seaweed farms for the production of biomass for biofuels. Roberson’s team developed the farm designs with previous funding from the agency. The project’s team includes partners from

Continue reading

Mentored by MBL Scientists, UChicago Metcalf Students Forge Ahead with Research

Mentored by MBL Scientists, UChicago Metcalf Students Forge Ahead with Research

By Diana Kenney As the seriousness of the Covid-19 pandemic hit home last March, the MBL began the nearly surreal process of adapting or canceling the multitude of courses, programs and events that, in a typical year, immerse the campus in a joyful whirlwind of scientific activity. More than 1,500 students, faculty and scientists from

Continue reading

HHMI Awards Gilliam Fellowships to Advisor-Student Pairs, Including MBL Alumni

HHMI Awards Gilliam Fellowships to Advisor-Student Pairs, Including MBL Alumni

Duke University Medical School doctoral student Briana Davis (alumna, MBL Zebrafish Development and Genetics, 2019) and her advisor John Rawls (course director, MBL Frontiers in Host-Microbe Interactions, 2015) have been awarded a Gilliam Fellowship from Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). The fellowships, which provide $50K per year for up to three years, seek to increase

Continue reading