Ocean Genome Legacy

Live from the seafloor, it’s Mission 31!

Mission 31 at the Museum of Science

Last week, Northeastern researchers were joined by Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Stephen W. Director to converse with audience members at the Boston Museum of Science from a unique vantage point: the bottom of the ocean at the Aquarius Reef Base off Florida’s coast.

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Why bacteria are beautiful, and why we need them

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Nobel Laureate Sir Richard Roberts, recently appointed Distinguished University Professor in the College of Science, on Monday afternoon discussed his love for bacteria and their symbiosis with people, after which he engaged in a conversation with President Joseph E. Aoun.

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Marine Science Center & Ocean Genome Legacy get airtime

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WGBH’s Greater Boston featured the Marine Science Center and Ocean Genome Legacy on Thursday night.

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New publication for OGL executive director

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Dan Distel, executive director of Ocean Genome Legacy, is a co-author on a recently published article about shipworms.

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Nobel Laureate joins Northeastern faculty

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Sir Richard Roberts, a Nobel Lau­reate and glob­ally rec­og­nized leader in genomics and mol­e­c­ular biology, is a Dis­tin­guished Uni­ver­sity Pro­fessor in the Col­lege of Sci­ence.

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Rare biorepository finds new home at Marine Science Center

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Northeastern’s University’s Marine Sci­ence Center will soon house a tissue col­lec­tion from the world’s most rare, strange, and remark­able ocean crea­tures.

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Rare collection that may hold key to ocean’s biggest mysteries looks to expand in new waterfront home

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Ocean Genome Legacy, New England Biolabs to move rare ocean genome repository to Boston

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Posted in Biology, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Press Releases