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Whitney Laboratory’s Elaine Seaver Publishes Review in Current Opinion in Genetics and Development

Dr. Elaine Seaver, professor of biology at Whitney Laboratory, recently published a mini-review highlighting current research with her main study organism, Capitella teleta. This piece was an invited review for the journal Current Opinion in Genetics and Development, and Elaine was asked because of her expertise and research on the development and regeneration of Capitella,…

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New Faculty Member, Christine Schnitzler, Joins Whitney Laboratory

Dr. Christine E. Schnitzler joins University of Florida Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience as Assistant Professor of Biology. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from Northwestern University. She then earned her master’s degree in Marine Science from Moss Landing Marine Labs of California State University-Monterey Bay. She earned her doctorate in Zoology from…


Whitney Laboratory Research Featured as Editor’s Choice in Journal of Experimental Biology

Congrats to Postdoctoral Researcher William Stewart on the article featured as editor’s choice in the Journal of Experimental Biology titled Refuging rainbow trout selectively exploit flows behind tandem cylinders. William recently secured a faculty position at Eastern Florida State College. Also, congratulations to all the authors of the article: Fang-bao Tian, Otar Akanyeti, Christina J….


Whitney Laboratory’s Todd Osborne Featured in St. Augustine Record Article and Mangrove & Macrobenthos Meeting

Whitney Laboratory’s Todd Osborne was featured in an article published on July 19, 2016, in The St. Augustine Record about his research on mangrove ecosystems and his involvement in the Mangrove & Macrobenthos Conference at Flagler College from July 18-22, 2016. The conference is held every four years in different areas around the world. More…

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Whitney Laboratory Welcomes New Board of Trustee Member, Joan Boyce

University of Florida Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience is pleased to announce that Joan Boyce has joined its Board of Trustees. Boyce has more than 23 years experience in life science publishing, sales, management, editorial leadership and content innovation. She is currently the vice president and general manager at Biocompare, the leading resource for up-to-date…

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