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Video: Evenings at Whitney Lecture – Why are the Matanzas Inlet and adjacent coastline so dynamic?

The Evenings at Whitney Lecture Series hosted by the University of Florida Whitney Laboratory returned on Jan. 12, 2017, at 7 p.m. with the program titled “Why are the Matanzas Inlet and adjacent coastline so dynamic?”. University of Florida Civil and Coastal Engineering Department Assistant Professor Maitane Olabarrieta talked about the current and future impact of…

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Liao Lab Paper Selected for 2016 Journal of Experimental Biology Outstanding Paper Prize Shortlist

Congratulations to Whitney Lab’s Associate Professor of Biology Jimmy Liao and his team, William Stewart and Otar Akanyeti, for having a paper selected for the 2016 Journal of Experimental Biology Outstanding Paper Prize Shortlist. The paper, Refuging rainbow trout selectively exploit flows behind tandem cylinders, was one of nine papers selected.

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Feb. 12: 2017 REU Application Deadline Fast Approaching

The Whitney Laboratory Research Experience for Undergraduate program (REU), funded by the National Science Foundation, is an opportunity for motivated undergraduate students to participate in scientific research at Whitney Lab. The deadline to apply for the 2017 program is February 12, 2017. The 2017 program dates are May 31-August 8. The program activities include: A research project…

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Dr. Barbara A. Battelle Excellence in Scientific Communication Award Recipients

Congratulations to the recipients of the Barbara A. Battelle Excellence in Scientific Communication Award. Fall 2016 Leah Dannenberg, Ph.D. student Marleen Klann, Ph.D., postdoctoral associate Spring 2016 Yuzu Yanagitsuru, Ph.D. student Otar Akanyeti, Ph.D., postdoctoral associate Fall 2015 Gabrielle Winter, Ph.D. student Danielle De Jong, Ph.D., postdoctoral associate About the Award As scientists, we are constantly faced with the challenge…

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Whitney Staff & Volunteers Help Recover Oyster Gardens After Hurricane Matthew

The Whitney Oyster Restoration Initiative began its program this past September with 53 oyster gardeners. These citizen scientists hung two oyster habitats filled with baby oysters from their docks and began recording data and watching their babies grow. Then came Hurricane Matthew. Since then, Whitney staff and volunteers have been busy retrieving the oysters and/or…

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