2011 Friday Evening Lectures Podcasts
The MBL's 2011 Friday Evening Lecture Series was videotaped, and lectures are being posted to the MBL website. The first five lectures are now online, and more being added soon. Click here to see the video.
2011-2012 Falmouth Forum Schedule
The 2011-2012 Falmouth Forum season begins on November 18 with "Missa Charles Darwin," a secular Mass setting based on Darwin's On The Origin Of Species. Some Forum titles are still being finalized, but you can check the dates and speakers on the MBL website.
The MBL blog continued to document the buzz of activity that is summer at the MBL.
From the MBL blog: Mouse Embryonic Fibroblasts (MEFs) grown on glass coverslips coated with 10 ug/ml Fibronectin. CIL:7439 Image by Ana M. Pasapera and Clare M. Waterman
The MBL announces with sadness the passing of:
Ecosystems Seminar Series - Jessica Mark Welch, MBL - 12:15 PM, Speck Auditorium
SES Distinguished Scientist Seminar Series - "Exploring marine microbial diversity, from genomes to biomes" - Edward DeLong, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - 3:00 PM, Speck Auditorium
MBL Falmouth Forum Series - "Missa Charles Darwin" - New York Polyphony - 7:30 PM, Lillie Auditorium
For full event and course listings, visit our online calendar.
Marko Horb Named Director of National Xenopus Resource
Dr. Marko E. Horb has been named director of the National Xenopus Resource (NXR), a center dedicated to supporting scientists nationwide who use the aquatic frog Xenopus for research into the biological basis of human health, disease, aging, and recovery from injury and disability... More>>>
Let The Sun Shine
The Marine Biological Laboratory and My Generation Energy held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 23, celebrating the completion of the single largest solar installation in Falmouth... More>>>
A few images from the busy summer of 2011:
photos by Tom Kleindinst and Elizabeth Armstrong
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Gary Borisy leads Woods Hole's annual
July 4th parade as Uncle Sam.
John Valois, longtime specimen collector and naturalist,
was honored for his service to the MBL.
MBL honors Whitman Investigators with 20 years
of MBL affiliation.
Listening to Life Through the Microscope: Symposium
celebrates Shinya Inoué.
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The Tokyo String Quartet again delighted the audience in Lillie Auditorium on July 31 at the annual MBL Gala, and this year was joined by Pianist Haochen Zhang, 2009 winner of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. A champagne and dessert reception on the Swope terrace followed the concert.
At the MBL Gift Shop
Gift Shop hours for September: Tuesday - Saturday, 11 AM - 4 PM. You can shop online anytime at giftshop.mbl.edu.
Find the MBL Giftshop on Facebook!
The Biological Bulletin
The August 2011 issue of The Biological Bulletin contains a virtual symposium entitled, Models and Mechanisms of Regenerative Biology Across Phylogeny. The symposium is timed to celebrate a major milestone for the MBL: the opening of the new Eugene Bell Center for Regenerative Biology and Tissue Engineering. Editors and organizer of the symposium are James L., Olds, the Editor-in-Chief of The Biological Bulletin; Joel Smith of the Eugene Bell Center; and Manabu Sakakibara, of Tokai University in Japan. The entire symposium of 9 articles is available free without a subscription.
Click here for the current issue online.