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IDP Graduate Student Alicia Schwieterman visits Whitney Laboratory

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  Please welcome Alicia Schwieterman to Whitney Laboratory!   Alicia is an Interdisciplinary (IDP) graduate student interested in comparative neurobiology. She received a BSc in Neuroscience and Biology from the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH in 2012. At UC, under the direction of Dr. Stephanie M. Rollmann and Dr. John E. Layne, she researched the evolution…

Whitney graduate Veronica Garcia published in the Journal of Neuroscience

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Some Great News from Dr. Veronica Garcia, former PhD graduate student at Whitney and former NSF Research Experience for Undergraduate Intern (REU)! Her paper, Neuropeptide Receptor Transcript Expression and Magnitude of Ionic Current Responses Show Cell Type-Specific Differences in a Small Motor Circuit, was published in the Journal of Neuroscience based on her work in the Bucher Lab here…

The Whitney Lecture on UF’s Main Campus, March 17th, 3:30 pm, Bartram Hall, Dr. Baldomero Olivera


The Whitney Lecture brings preeminent scientists to the University of Florida’s main campus in Gainesville, and to the UF Whitney Laboratory in St. Augustine, Florida. Researchers share recent work in marine science, neuroscience, the environment and other topics of interest to the Laboratory. This Lecture series started in the late 1990’s with generous support to continue to…