March 12: Announcing MBL Forward Website

Dear Colleagues – Planning for spring and summer programs continues in earnest. In consultation with the University of Chicago, our working group is putting plans, guidelines, policies, and processes in place so that we can welcome back nearly 50% of our normal capacity this spring and summer. We have reconfigured space capacities across campus including laboratories, classrooms, break rooms, meeting, residential, and dining […]

October 2: A Message from MBL Director Nipam Patel

Dear Friends, The last six months have caused considerable disruption for all of us, but thanks to the diligence and hard work of our faculty and staff and the steadfast support of all of you, the MBL continues to deliver on its research and education mission despite challenges from the pandemic. While many at the […]

June 26: A Message from MBL Director Nipam Patel

Dear Friends, Over the last several weeks, MBL working groups, in coordination with the University of Chicago, have been making steady progress on reopening plans specific to resident research, education, campus housing and dining services, and administration/operations. Throughout this process, getting researchers back on campus has been our top priority. I’m pleased to report that […]

May 29: A Message from MBL Director Nipam Patel

While the COVID-19 has canceled most MBL summer programs for the first time in history, our institution remains devoted to biological discovery and training. The MBL’s faculty and staff continue to identify new and creative ways to do business and maintain collaborations. Together we will ensure that MBL’s tradition of innovation endures.

April 3: A Message from Nipam Patel

Dear Friends, As our nation comes together to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, all of us have been called to fundamentally alter our lives. At the MBL, faculty and staff have had to rethink how we work, conduct research, and collaborate, all on a short timeline. Thanks to the intensive efforts of our entire community, the […]