April 28: Stay at Home Order Extended Until May 18

Dear Colleagues – Earlier today Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker extended the statewide closure of all non-essential businesses as well as the “stay-at-home” advisory to May 18. Essential MBL services such as critical research and animal care, facilities support, and security are continuing under the directive. All employees should continue to work remotely, if possible, and assume you will continue to […]

April 16: Update for Molecular Mycology Faculty and Staff

Dear Molecular Mycology faculty and staff, It is with regret that I write to inform you that the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) is cancelling the 2020 Molecular Mycology: Current Approaches to Fungal Pathogenesis (MoMy) course. As I am sure you are aware, the circumstances surrounding the coronavirus global health emergency have triggered a series of […]

April 16: Case of COVID-19 at the MBL

Dear Colleagues, I write to inform you that a member of the MBL staff has tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19). This is the first confirmed case involving a member of our MBL campus community. This patient has not worked on the MBL campus for more than 14 days and is self-isolating at home. On behalf […]

April 15: Financial Implications of COVID-19

Dear Colleagues – As you know, in recent months the MBL has taken significant steps to protect the health and safety of our community in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. While the decisions to cancel MBL courses, ramp down resident research, and move to a remote working platform are unprecedented in MBL’s 132-year history, […]