Daniel is a behavioral ecologist who is broadly interested in animal reproduction and sexual selection. He received a BA in Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before moving to Jane Brockmann’s lab at the University of Florida. During his PhD, he used horseshoe crabs and a cactus bug to study…
The Whitney Laboratory Research Experience for Undergraduate Program (REU) sponsored by the National Science Foundation and Whitney, offers an exceptional opportunity for motivated undergraduates to participate in scientific research in individual laboratories. The 11 week course will conclude August 11th with a final talk and poster presentation of individual research projects. One of the REU undergraduates…
UF News recently featured a story on new research from the Liao Lab. Dr. Liao works on several projects to study the biomechanics and neurophysiology of the lateral line system in fish, including digital flow analysis and 3-D modeling. Read the full article, Solving a fish mystery with human implications, to learn more about Dr….
Some Great News from Dr. Veronica Garcia, former PhD graduate student at Whitney and former NSF Research Experience for Undergraduate Intern (REU)! Her paper, Neuropeptide Receptor Transcript Expression and Magnitude of Ionic Current Responses Show Cell Type-Specific Differences in a Small Motor Circuit, was published in the Journal of Neuroscience based on her work in the Bucher Lab here…
The Whitney Laboratory has just released a new video detailing some of the exciting new research conducted in our coastal labs. Watch Dr. Todd Osborne and Dr. Joe Ryan explain why our coastal habitats provide an unparalleled opportunity to make new discoveries.
The Whitney Laboratory welcomes three new members to the Board of Trustees! Please join us in welcoming them! Sara Hale, Coastal Cloud Managing Partner Sara Hale is Co-founder and Managing Partner of two technology consulting firms, Coastal Cloud and Graphene, both based in Palm Coast, Florida. Sara Manages Coastal Cloud’s Cloud-based customized software applications….
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Education and Conservation
An important part of the Mission of the Whitney Laboratory is to provide lifelong learning opportunities to serve as an integral part of the surrounding community. Science education efforts at the lab are focused on school age children, to university levels, to post doctoral research training. More