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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….

Whitney Laboratory Welcomes New Board of Trustee Member, Joan Boyce

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University of Florida Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience is pleased to announce that Joan Boyce has joined its Board of Trustees. Boyce has more than 23 years experience in life science publishing, sales, management, editorial leadership and content innovation. She is currently the vice president and general manager at Biocompare, the leading resource for up-to-date…

Welcome to the Visiting 2016 Doris Duke Conservation Scholars


Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience would like to extend a warm welcome to the 2016 Doris Duke Conservation Scholars visiting for the summer. While at Whitney Lab, the scholars will be collecting baseline monitoring data at numerous beaches in the area to assess how the shorelines are changing. Each student is also conducting individual research…