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Whitney’s Jimmy Liao Promoted to University of Florida Associate Professor of Biology with Tenure

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We are pleased to announce that Whitney Faculty Dr. James Liao was granted promotion and tenure by the University of Florida Board of Governors to Associate Professor of Biology. He is now tenured faculty in the University of Florida Biology Department!  The designation is based on the faculty’s research, publications, service and teaching achievements during their time…

New Faculty Member, Christine Schnitzler, Joins Whitney Laboratory

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Dr. Christine E. Schnitzler joins University of Florida Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience as Assistant Professor of Biology. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from Northwestern University. She then earned her master’s degree in Marine Science from Moss Landing Marine Labs of California State University-Monterey Bay. She earned her doctorate in Zoology from…

August 13: Gamble Rogers Concert Series

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The next concert in the Gamble Rogers Concert Series is scheduled for Aug. 13, 2016, at 7 p.m. The Sarah Mac Band will perform at the Lohman Auditorium on the Whitney Laboratory campus. Opening for the Sarah Mac Band will be John Dickie and Mike Elias. Sarah Mac has truly one of the best voices…

Volunteers Needed to Become Oyster Gardeners

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The University of Florida’s Whitney Laboratory is seeking volunteers to become oyster gardeners as part of the lab’s oyster restoration initiative. Gardeners will grow, maintain and record data on their oyster habitats for about one year, then return the oysters to the lab for use in restoration projects. Requirements: Own a saltwater dock anywhere between…

Whitney Laboratory’s Elaine Seaver Publishes Review in Current Opinion in Genetics and Development

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Dr. Elaine Seaver, professor of biology at Whitney Laboratory, recently published a mini-review highlighting current research with her main study organism, Capitella teleta. This piece was an invited review for the journal Current Opinion in Genetics and Development, and Elaine was asked because of her expertise and research on the development and regeneration of Capitella,…

Whitney Laboratory Research Featured as Editor’s Choice in Journal of Experimental Biology


Congrats to Postdoctoral Researcher William Stewart on the article featured as editor’s choice in the Journal of Experimental Biology titled Refuging rainbow trout selectively exploit flows behind tandem cylinders. William recently secured a faculty position at Eastern Florida State College. Also, congratulations to all the authors of the article: Fang-bao Tian, Otar Akanyeti, Christina J….