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The Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience (WLMB)
Led by Director Mark Q. Martindale, PhD who specializes in the evolutionary development of marine organisms, the laboratory is made up of 10 faculty led research laboratories with over 50 researchers and staff.
An important part of the labís mission is to train future experimental biologists through its graduate, postdoctoral and summer National Science Foundation sponsored undergraduate internship program. The laboratory provides a marine animal focused K-12 STEM outreach program and a public lecture series, with the goal of increasing community engagement in lifelong learning and marine science.
Affiliation: University of Florida (UF)
Type of Organization: Marine Research Center or Laboratory
Main Field of Focus: Biomedical/ Biotechnological Research with Focus Questions of Human Health and Disease
Year Created: 1974
Contact Person: Anderson, Peter A. V.
Home Page URL: http://www.whitney.ufl.edu
Keywords: Education, Biology, Natural resource, Microbiology, Cell Science, K-12 STEM, Outreach, marine science
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