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Patchouli and Amy Hendrickson concert on January 9th at 7:00 PM

Patchouli with Amy Hendrickson

The next concert in the Gamble Rogers Fest lineup is quickly approaching! Please join us on January 9th in the  Whitney Laboratory’s Lohman Auditorium for a performance by Patchouli with opening artist Amy Hendrickson.  Ticket and Venue Information: January 9th at the Lohman auditorium of the Whitney Laboratory (9505 Ocean Shore Blvd (A1A) Doors open at 6, music at…

Whitney REU makes Forbes “30 Under 30” List

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Corina Antal, a former NSF-sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) student at the Whitney Laboratory, was listed on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list of science professionals. Corina is now a research assistant at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, where she researches proteins that suppress the growth of cancerous tumors. Congratulations, Corina!

Dr. Judith Milcarsky: “Mad About Poo: The Biology of Toxoplasmosis” January 14th, 2016, 7 pm Evenings at Whitney Public Lecture

Judith Milcarsky, DVM, studies Toxoplasma and its association with human illness. Toxoplasma gondii is a protozoan parasite that infects warm-blooded animals [including humans] throughout the world. The sexual phase occurs in the intestine of all felids and the millions of oocysts generated from a single cat remain infectious in the environment for years. Two asexual…

Daniel Dixon completes his PhD!

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Daniel Dixon, a graduate student in Dr. Paul Linser’s lab, will be graduating from UF with his PhD in Microbiology and Cell Science. The commencement ceremony will take place December 18th at the University of Florida main campus. Congratulations, Dr. Dixon!

Dr. Todd Osborne: “Evolution of coastal ecosystems in Florida: a story of time and climate” December 10th, 2015, 7 pm

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Todd Osborne, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Biogeochemistry, Whitney Laboratory of Marine Bioscience, studies the biogeochemical processes in soil and water in a variety of ecosystems throughout Florida. He will review Florida’s environmental history that has formed and shaped the coastal ecosystems that exist today. The Marine and Coastal Ecology Program at Whitney is highly engaged in…

Sea Turtle Hospital Grand Opening Was A Success!

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Thank you to everyone who helped so much to put this event together. We had over 600 attendees, and a very interactive event with many happy visitors! Please watch our Thank You video to our volunteers and sponsors below! We really appreciate the following team leads who made this event a success:  Cat Eastman, Rachel Thomas,…