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Congratulations to the 2017 Carl and Marcella Matthaei Scholars

The Carl and Marcella Matthaei Ecological Scholarship Fund at the Whitney Laboratory provides support for University of Florida scientists-in-training to have access to the Matanzas River Basin, where we can engage in its biodiversity, ecology and conservation. The Matanzas River Basin is a dynamic regional ecosystem, and the Whitney Lab’s campus is strategically located with access to…

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Whitney Laboratory Program Funded by the National Science Foundation Has Been Welcoming Summer Interns for 30 Years

This summer marks the 30th year that the University of Florida Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience has welcomed interns for its Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program funded by the National Science Foundation. The current program offers eight students the opportunity to explore the career of scientific research at Whitney Laboratory for 10 weeks during the summer….

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Sea Turtle Hospital at Whitney Laboratory Awarded Its First Research Grant from the Florida Sea Turtle Grants Program

The University of Florida Sea Turtle Hospital at Whitney Laboratory is pleased to announce today, on World Sea Turtle Day, that it received a grant starting in May for $18,348 from the Florida Sea Turtle Grants Program, which is funded by the sales of the sea turtle specialty license plate. The Sea Turtle Hospital at…

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Welcome 2017 REU Summer Interns

Welcome to the 2017 Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) summer interns! Funded by the National Science Foundation, the summer program offers eight students the opportunity to participate in scientific research at Whitney Lab. Each student, paired with a Whitney Lab faculty member, works on a project during their 11-week stay here at Whitney Lab. Welcome, REUs!

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Upcoming Events

Sat 22

Public Tour – Behind the Scenes at Whitney Lab

July 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Mon 24

Journal Club / Data Club – Jimmy Liao

July 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
Thu 27

Tour – Sea Turtle Hospital at Whitney Lab

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Mon 31

Journal Club / Data Club – Joe Ryan

July 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
Aug 10

Tour – Sea Turtle Hospital at Whitney Lab

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Aug 12

Tour – Sea Turtle Hospital at Whitney Lab

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Aug 24

Gratitude America

August 24 - August 27
Aug 24

Tour – Sea Turtle Hospital at Whitney Lab

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Sep 23

Board Meeting

September 23