A compilation of MBL Embryology course videos caught the eye of NIH Director Francis Collins, who featured them on his blog. Video compilation by 2017 Embryology course students Tessa Montague and Zuzka Vavrušová.
By Francis Collins
Director, National Institutes of Health
Each summer for the last 125 years, students from around the country have traveled to the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL), Woods Hole, MA, for an intensive course in embryology. While visiting this peaceful and scenic village on Cape Cod, they’re exposed to a dizzying array of organisms and state-of-the-art techniques to study their development.
This nine-screen composite video captures the first 24 hours of life for nine different animal species studied during the Woods Hole course. Read more …