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Whitney’s Jimmy Liao Promoted to University of Florida Associate Professor of Biology with Tenure

We are pleased to announce that Whitney Faculty Dr. James Liao was granted promotion and tenure by the University of Florida Board of Governors to Associate Professor of Biology. He is now tenured faculty in the University of Florida Biology Department!  The designation is based on the faculty’s research, publications, service and teaching achievements during their time…

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New Faculty Member, Christine Schnitzler, Joins Whitney Laboratory

Dr. Christine E. Schnitzler joins University of Florida Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience as Assistant Professor of Biology. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from Northwestern University. She then earned her master’s degree in Marine Science from Moss Landing Marine Labs of California State University-Monterey Bay. She earned her doctorate in Zoology from…


The St. Augustine Record Features Article on Need for Whitney Laboratory Citizen Scientists

On Aug. 7, 2016, The St. Augustine Record featured an article titled Whitney Lab looking for locals to be citizen scientists. The article shared information about Whitney Laboratory’s oyster restoration initiative and the need for 50 community members to become oyster gardeners. The article also discussed the purpose of the project, which is stewardship of…

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Volunteer Workshop – Becoming an Oyster Gardener

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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Gamble Rogers Series Concert

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