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Dr. Mansfield presents on the lost years of Sea Turtles, 7 p.m., Thurs., August 20, Public Lecture Series: Evenings at the Whitney

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Please join us as Dr. Kate Mansfield from the University of Central Florida presents “Tracking the sea turtle ‘lost years’” for the Evenings at the Whitney public lecture series on Thursday, August 20th at 7 PM. Dr. Mansfield is a pioneer in satellite telemetry studies on wild sea turtles and will share her team’s work…

Dr. Arthur Edison presents on nematodes and soils, 7 pm on Thursday May 14th, Public Lecture Series: Evenings at the Whitney

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Evenings at Whitney—Dr. Arthur S. Edison, “Sex in the Soil” May 14, 2015, 7 p.m. How does one go from being a saddle maker in Santa Fe, New Mexico to one of the world’s preeminent scientists in the fields of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) technology and discovering elements of chemical communication in nematodes? Dr. Arthur…

Dr. Kevin Folta presents on GMO Crop Technology, 7 pm on Thursday April 9th, Public Lecture Series: Evenings at the Whitney

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Please join us as Dr. Kevin Folta from the University of Florida presents “Risks, Benefits and Opportunities in GMO Crop Technology” for the Evenings at the Whitney public lecture series on Thursday, April 9 at 7:00 PM. Dr. Folta is one of the world’s experts in the science of biotechnology as it impacts the multifaceted arena of agriculture. The…

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

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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…

The Whitney Lecture on Sept. 21 & 22 Features Professor Emeritus & Visiting Fellow Adrian Horridge from Australian National University

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The Whitney Lecture, an annual event hosted by the University of Florida Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, brings renowned scientists to St. Augustine and Gainesville to share significant research and contributions to science. The title of this year’s lecture is “The Disgraceful Affair of the Bees and the Flowers,” which will be presented by Adrian…

Evenings at Whitney Lecture on May 19 – Building Body Parts: Lessons Learned from Simple Critters

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The Evenings at Whitney Lecture Series hosted by the University of Florida Whitney Laboratory returned on May 19, 2016, at 7 p.m. with the program titled Building Body Parts: Lessons Learned from Simple Critters. Deborah Andrew, professor of cell biology at Johns Hopkins University, shared the findings from her lab’s studies of the fruit fly…

Evenings at Whitney Lecture on May 12 – Historic Trees: The Science Behind the Preservation and Conservation of our Largest Specimens

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The Evenings at Whitney Lecture Series hosted by the University of Florida Whitney Laboratory returned on May 12, 2016, at 7 p.m. with the program titled Historic Trees: The Science Behind the Preservation and Conservation of our Largest Specimens. Danny Lippi, International Society of Arboriculture certified arborist and qualified tree risk assessor as well as…

Evenings at Whitney Lecture – In Sickness and in Health: The Marriage of Corals with their Symbiotic Algae on April 14, 2016

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The Evenings at Whitney Lecture Series hosted by the University of Florida Whitney Laboratory returns on April 14, 2016, at 7 p.m. with the program titled In Sickness and in Health: The Marriage of Corals with their Symbiotic Algae. Virginia Weis, professor of integrative biology at Oregon State University, will speak about the relationship between…