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Katharine Rowe Named Board of Trustees Vice Chair

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We are pleased to announce that at the Sept. 24, 2016, Board of Trustees meeting, Katharine Rowe was named Vice Chair of the board. Katharine is a partner and the section head of the Jacksonville office of Smith, Gambrell & Russell’s Intellectual Property Practice Group and leads the firm’s entertainment, arts and sports practice. Besides being the Vice…

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…

Elias has Joined the Whitney Lab Team!

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Elias received a bachelor’s degree in Biology and Ecology from Seattle Pacific University in 2013. While at SPU, he studied the chemically mediated interactions of sea stars and mussels when exposed to natural borne toxins as consequence of harmful algal blooms with Dr. Ryan Ferrer. He later was a research intern at the University of…

Welcome to Whitney Lab, Heather!

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Heather Krumholtz has joined the administration office here at Whitney Laboratory. She will be providing support for the Director of Development & External Relations, Director and Manager of Operations. Heather has more than 10 years of experience in healthcare, small business and non-profit marketing/advertising and project coordination. She graduated from the University of Florida with…

Katlyn Dekle, 2016 Cliff Townsend Family Fellowship Scholar

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For one Pedro Menendez High School student, the summer of 2016 was spent learning about environmental conservation right in her own backyard at the University of Florida Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience. Katlyn Dekle, now a high school senior, was the recipient of Whitney Laboratory’s Cliff Townsend Family Fellowship. The purpose of the fellowship is to…

Congratulations to the Whitney Lab REU Presentation Winners

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Congratulations to all of the 2016 Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) symposium poster presenters. The two winners, Claire Schmidt of the Osborne Lab, and Hannah Palmatary of the Liao Lab, will be attending a fully paid trip to The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting in January 2017 in New Orleans. They will…