The MBL Toolbox
Resources and other useful information for students, faculty, and researchers at the MBL.
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Campus Information

Campus Housing -On and off-campus housing for MBL visitors.

Campus Dining -Campus dining options for the MBL Community.

Campus Health - Resources for a healthy MBL Community.

Shuttle Schedule - A free, seasonal passenger shuttle for registered MBL personnel and other authorized users makes round trips every weekday and Saturday mornings between MBL's off-campus Devil's Lane parking lot and the Lillie Building.

Whois at the MBL- Scientist directories and lists.

Travel and Transportation Information- Directions from surrounding airports and public transportation options.

Summer Camp -Summer Camp for children of MBL employees and visiting faculty and researchers participating in the MBL programs.

Meeting Space -Meeting space locations, capacities, and capabilities.

Information Technology Support -Contact information and network services.

Shipping and Receiving -Mail Room location, hours, and support for all incoming and outgoing mail.

MBL/WHOI Library -One of the most unique print and electronic literature collections in the biological, biomedical, ecological, and oceanographic sciences.

Events:

  • (MBL Intranet - Authorized Access Only)
  • (MBL Intranet - Authorized Access Only) - if you need to book space before you arrive on campus, contactmeetingspace@mbl.edu.

Animal Care Support

Animal Care Guidelines - Guidelines for using animals for research or education at the MBL.

IACUC Protocols-MBL Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee approval requirements.

Veterinary Services- Support for the health of both aquatic and terrestrial species of animals held at the MBL.

Equipment, Supplies, and Facilities

Imaging Resources -Imaging resources including equipment and training opportunities.

Order Stockroom Laboratory or Office Supplies - Self-service facility providing laboratory and office supplies, chemicals, and general use items.

Request Tank Space- Tank space application form and contact information for tank space requests.

Stable Isotope Laboratory - Stable isotope services for research and industry.

Keck Genetics Facility - Facility equipped for Next Gen sequencing.

Research Policies and Procedures

Environmental Health & Safety - A resource for laboratory safety support including user training and safety information.

Institutional Biosafety Committee - Review of MBL research involving the use of parasites, recombinant DNA, and materials requiring biosafety precautions.

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) - Review of individuals performing research at the MBL on vertebrate animals.

Sexual Harassment- ƬƬ policy to promote a working and learning environment free of unlawful discrimination, harassment, and intimidation for every member of its scientific community.

Scientific Integrity and Misconduct-ƬƬ has several formal policies regulating ethical conduct.

Order an Organism

Local Marine Species- Available organisms and support services are listed in theMarine Resources Center (MRC) catalog

Cephalopods- Cultured cephalopods, including embryos and hatchings, are available from theMBL Cephalopod Program.

Xenopus -TheXenopusResource CenterprovidesX. laevisandX. tropicalisand training for advanced technologies (e.g. husbandry, cell biology, imaging, genetics, transgenesis, genomics).

Zebrafish- ƬƬZebrafish Facilityprovides husbandry, breeding, and egg production services.

Students and Learners

Advanced Research Training Course Students- Students participating in the ƬƬ 20+ training interdisciplinary courses across the biomedical sciences.

Comparative Developmental Biology- An intensive two-week laboratory course for graduate students in year two of their studies or beyond, who seek a broad training in experimental approaches to developmental questions across diverse study organisms.

MBL/UChicago PhD Graduate Program -A newly established joint program between the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) and the University of Chicago (UChicago).

MBL Postbaccalaureate Program -EmpoweringNewGraduates toAccessGraduate Education in Biology, or ENGAGE Bio, is a post baccalaureate program that will support training of recent STEM graduates in the biological sciences.

Undergraduate Students- Course, fellowship, and internship opportunities for undergraduate students.

High School Students- ƬƬ hands-on residential High School Science Discovery Program for students and teachers.

Internships -Build your professional experiences, skills, and knowledge through field- and laboratory-based research opportunities.

Logan Science Journalism Program Students- Course and application information for journalists.

Student Accessibility Services-Student Accessibility Services (SAS) works in collaboration with the ƬƬ Human Resources Dept. to provide resources, support, and accommodations to ensure that all aspects of student life are accessible and inclusive of persons with documented accessibility needs.

Information for Foreign Nationals- Visa information for international scholars participating the ƬƬ research and education programs.

Come Back to the MBL-Are you a student looking to come back to the MBL? If so, explore the opportunities on this page for more information.

Campus Health - Resources for a healthy MBL Community.

Course Instructors

Advanced Research Training Course Faculty

Registration Information- Access the MBL Registration Portal and/or create a registration account.

Preparing a Laboratory- Laboratory set-up and common use facilities and equipment.

Scientific Vendor Partnerships- 150+ commercial vendors support the ƬƬ research and education programs.

Information for Foreign Nationals- Visa information for international scholars participating the MBL programs.

MBL Branded Resources- MBL brand and logo use guidelines and resources.

Come Back to the MBL -Are you a course faculty member looking to come back to the MBL? If so, explore the opportunities on this page for more information.

Whitman Visiting Researchers

Registration Information - Access the MBL Registration Portal and/or create a registration account.

Rent Laboratory Space - Laboratory rental costs for visiting investigators.

Whois at the MBL- Scientist directories and lists.

Funding Opportunities - Funding opportunities for visiting investigators.

Preparing a Laboratory- Laboratory set-up and common use facilities and equipment.

Office of Sponsored Programs - OSP Support identifying funding opportunities, submitting awards, and managing award requirements and terms.

MBL Branded Resources - MBL brand and logo use guidelines and resources.

Come Back to the MBL -Are you a visiting researcher looking to come back to the MBL? If so, explore the opportunities on this page for more information.