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Whitney Lab Attends 2017 Southeast Regional Society for Developmental Biology Meeting

Whitney Lab participated in the Southeast Regional Society for Developmental Biology Meeting held May 18-20, 2017, at Kennesaw State College in Georgia. The society encompasses seven states in the Southeastern United States. Miguel Salinas Saavedra, graduate student in the Martindale Lab, and Danielle deJong, postdoc in the Seaver Lab, are pictured here at the meeting…

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May 18 Evenings at Whitney – Last Mastodons, Last Mammoths: Life and Times of America’s Latest-surviving Proboscideans

The Evenings at Whitney Lecture Series hosted by the University of Florida Whitney Laboratory returned on May 18, 2017, at 7 p.m. with the program titled “Last Mastodons, Last Mammoths: Life and Times of America’s Latest-surviving Proboscideans.” Flagler College Professor of Anthropology Lee Newsom talked about her research on mastodons and mammoths, mammals that became…

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Emily Gordon Named to Board of Trustees

We are pleased to announce that Emily Gordon has been named to Whitney Laboratory’s Board of Trustees. Emily brings an abundance of professional and scientific experience as well as a passion for community service to the Board of Trustees. Emily is a Florida Gator. She earned bachelor’s degrees in both nursing and zoology from the…

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Discovery Walk Signage is Now Complete

The Whitney Laboratory Discovery Walk signage is now complete! Enjoy a scenic and educational walk along the Whitney Laboratory shoreline as you visit seven stations. The walk begins at the “Whitney Pond” – where you’ll find out who calls our sea-lab home. From there follow the signs to find out more about Oysters, the Matanzas…

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Local Group Creates Save Our Seas Quilt

Thank you to the local St. Augustine quilting group for creating a one-of-a-kind marine life quilt for the Whitney Laboratory. The vibrant marine quilt called “Save Our Seas” was made by the eight member quilt bee, which includes Whitney Lab Docents, called See What Develops. Dr. Elaine Seaver provided marine consultation for the piece. It…

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Tour – Sea Turtle Hospital at Whitney Lab

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