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Venomous Fish-Hunting Cone Snails: From Biodiversity to Biomedical Applications, Dr. Baldomero Olivera, Public Lecture, March 19th, 7 pm

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Please join us for the Evenings at Whitney Invited Lecture on Thursday, March 19th at 7 pm.  We will be exploring the Central Nervous System (CNS), which is one of our most complex bodily systems. The science of neuropharmacology studies how various inputs affect the functioning of the CNS.  There are over 100 species of venomous cone…

“Bioluminescence and Courtship Communication in Fireflies,” Dr. Marc Branham, Thursday, February 12th, 7 p.m., Evenings at Whitney Public Lecture

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Please join us for the February Evenings at Whitney Lecture, Thursday, February 12th. “Bioluminescence and Courtship Communication in Fireflies” will be presented by Dr. Marc Branham, Associate Professor, Department of Entomology and Nematology University of Florida We are all familiar with fireflies and take them for granted as they inthrall us with their brilliant “lights”…

Clyde Butcher, wilderness photographer, hosted by St. Augustine Camera Club @ Whitney February 5th!

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The Saint Augustine Camera Club (SACC) is proud to announce “An Evening with Clyde,” a presentation by renowned photographer Clyde Butcher, famous for his wilderness photography of the Florida landscape. The event will be Thursday, February 5, 2015 at the University of Florida Whitney Laboratory auditorium across from Marineland. A reception and book-signing begins at…

Biodiversity of Coral Reefs: The inside story, Dr. Gustav Pauley, Thurs., December 11, 7 p.m., Evenings at Whitney Public Lecture

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Join us for a timely Evenings at Whitney Lecture, “Biodiversity of Coral Reefs: the Inside Story” with Dr. Gustav Pauley, curator of marine invertebrates, at the Florida Museum of Natural History. Thursday, December 11, 2014, 7 p.m. Coral reefs are potentially the most diverse marine habitats on Earth and the Indo West Pacific (IWP) region, Guam,…