Welcome to The Drop-In!Have you ever wondered what being a marine biologist is really like? Well then you’re in the right place! Welcome to The Drop-In, a blog run by the students of Moss Landing Marine Laboratories in beautiful central California. In January 2021, The Drop-In moved to a new location on the MLML Student Life Website.
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The Drop-In Blog has moved!
I am thrilled to announce that after over a decade on this free WordPress site, The Drop-In Blog has moved to a new location on the MLML Student Life website! This move will allow our blog to be better integrated … Continue reading
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Grad school: pandemic edition
By Lauren Cooley, MLML Vertebrate Ecology Lab I think it’s safe to say that before the start of this year, no one could have possibly predicted the truly wild twists and turns of 2020- and the year isn’t even over … Continue reading
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CSI: Marine Mammal 🐋 – A day in the life of an MLML stranding responder
By Lauren Cooley, MLML Vertebrate Ecology Lab The hotline rang at 2pm and I quickly ran across the lab to grab the phone, excited to find out what new adventure awaited me. “Moss Landing Marine Laboratories Stranding Network, this is … Continue reading
Thirteen students defend thesis research in 2019!
By June Shrestha, MLML Ichthyology Lab I’m happy to share that we’ve had a total of 13 students students defend their theses in 2019! Please join me in congratulating the students, and read below to learn a little more about their … Continue reading
Open House 2019 is this weekend!
By June Shrestha, MLML Ichthyology Lab Come out and join us for an interactive peek at MLML research during this two-day event! Taking place all weekend, this special occasion is a family favorite with educational attractions and activities geared for all ages, … Continue reading
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Survey Like a BOSS: A few highlights from a month at sea testing the Benthic Observation Survey System
Ryan Fields serves as lab technician to the Fisheries and Conservation Biology Lab (FCB lab), where he also studied for his Master’s degree. As a technician Ryan continues to participate in lab projects that include California Collaborative Fisheries Research Program … Continue reading
Moss Landing Welcomes the Society for Women in Marine Science (SWMS)
Students here at Moss Landing Marine Labs recently founded a local chapter of the Society for Women in Marine Sciences (SWMS). While this group has been doing great work on the east coast for several years, we are excited to … Continue reading
Another “Thank You” to Dr. Kenneth Coale: A Student’s Perspective
Moss Landing has had a series of faculty retirements in the last year, including many who have been a part of the local community for decades. Kenneth Coale has long been synonymous with the lab space, helping students in the … Continue reading
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Introducing, “What’s Up With Your Science, MLML?” a New Vlog Series
This year, MLML’s social media is introducing a new vlog (video blog) series called, “What’s Up With Your Science, MLML?”. These short video updates are your chance to learn about the MLML community and the roles we play to move … Continue reading
Congrats to Fall 2016’s eight new Masters of Science!
By June Shrestha, Ichthyology Lab. Congratulations are in order for the eight students who successfully defended their research theses this past semester (Fall 2016)! Student research spanned from California to French Polynesia, from plankton to marine mammals. Read below to … Continue reading
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