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Three New Trustees Join the Lab’s Board!


The Whitney Laboratory welcomes three new members to the Board of Trustees! Please join us in welcoming them!   Sara Hale, Coastal Cloud Managing Partner Sara Hale is Co-founder and Managing Partner of two technology consulting firms, Coastal Cloud and Graphene, both based in Palm Coast, Florida. Sara Manages Coastal Cloud’s Cloud-based customized software applications….

Welcome Leah Dannenberg, IDP Biomedical Sciences Graduate Student


Leah Dannenberg is a 1st year IDP Biomedical Sciences graduate student joining Dr. Elaine Seaver’s Laboratory. She is interested in Developmental Biology and Evolution. She is excited to be working at Whitney Lab and will be researching spiralian embryos. Previously, Leah served as a summer research intern at the Whitney as part of the NSF sponsored Research…

Congratulations Ashley Peterson, NSF Graduate Research Fellow!


Research technician Ashley Peterson was awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, which provides three years of financial support to outstanding students pursuing research-based master’s or doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. Out of 16,500 applicants, the National Science Foundation selected 2,000 award recipients based on potential to become future…