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New Coastal Ecology video!


The Whitney Laboratory has just released a new video detailing some of the exciting new research conducted in our coastal labs. Watch Dr. Todd Osborne and Dr. Joe Ryan explain why our coastal habitats provide an unparalleled opportunity to make new discoveries.

Congratulations to Miguel Salinas-Saavedra on new research article!


Ph.D. student Miguel Salinas-Saavedra’s research article was accepted for publication by the journal EvoDevo. The article, titled “Par system components are asymmetrically localized in ectodermal epithelia, but not during early development in the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis” proposes that a group of proteins originated to polarize cells in adult tissue layers and was only later evolutionarily co-opted for…

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…