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UF Graduate Jazz Quintet Jazz Concert! Sunday, Nov 16th, 2 p.m. Tickets Available Here

Join us for Jazz! On Sunday November 16th, at 2 pm, accomplished professional musicians Scott Wilson, David Becker, and Clyde Conner will play a variety of Jazz standards – they will be joined by special guest Ben Grier, Tenor Saxophonist in the UF Jazz Band.  Tickets for the concert are $10- To purchase online tickets: http://uffuflevents.imodules.com/whitneylabjazz…

What Glows Below: Bioluminescence and Fluorescence of Deep- Sea Organisms, October 9th Evening Lecture, Dr. Steven Haddock, Monterey Bay Aquarium

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Sometimes the deep-sea is portrayed as a dark and lifeless environment. While it is a challenging environment, it is full of amazing life forms–especially jelly-like drifters–many of which are new to science.  Although they are not lit by light from the sun, the sea is full of flashes and glows caused by the organisms themselves.   …

40th Anniversary Special Lecture: Jellyfish Have Eyes, the Narrative Nature of Science, Dr. Joram Piatigorsky, October 23rd, 7 pm

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“Jellyfish Have Eyes, the Narrative Nature of Science,” Joram Piatigorsky, author, scientist and world renowned vision researcher will be giving the Whitney Laboratory 40th Anniversary Special Guest Lecture. “Jellyfish Have Eyes,” a novel, is the story of Dr. Ricardo Sztein, an award-winning scientist, who ventures to the tropics to study jellyfish eyes and makes astonishing discoveries on…

Free Public Lecture, Sept. 18th, 7 pm, Florida’s Fleet: A Century of Building Wooden Trawlers in Florida, Brendan Burke

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For our Fall Kick Off of Evenings at Whitney—Brendan Burke, MA. will be presenting:  Florida’s Fleet:  A Century of Building Wooden Trawlers in Florida. September 18, 2014, 7pm To begin our exciting and informative Whitney Fall Lecture Series, Mr. Brendan Burke, a distinguished maritime archaeologist who works for the local Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program (LAMP), will…

August 8th, 9-12 REU Symposium and Poster Session

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The eight REU (Research Experience for Undergraduate) Interns will be presenting their research projects from August 8th from 9-11:15 in the CMS upstairs classroom. From 12-1, after the presentation,  the REU’S will be presenting their research posters in the large classroom upstairs in the Center for Marine Studies. (The Marylou Whitney and John Hendrickson Biotechnology…

REU Reunion Speaker- Meghan Mott- July 11th, 11 am

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This year’s returning REU (Research Experience for Undergraduate) speaker is Meghan Mott (REU class of  2005). You can find Meghan’s profile at: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/meghan-mott/42/326/5b4 Briefly, Meghan completed undergraduate work at the University of Chicago, received a PhD in Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology from the University of Louisville School of Medicine and did postdoctoral work at the…

Evenings at Whitney Fall Schedule Released!

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Whitney’s free public monthly lecture series will have some exciting speakers from all over the country this year! Join us to hear about the history of Florida’s wooden trawlers, bioluminescence, our cells and coral reefs! Our speakers bring cutting edge science of interest to our supporters and friends.  There is no reservation required, and lectures…