Highlights & Events



Biology Thursday Seminars

Every Thursday, the Biology department hosts a research seminar. Please check the schedule for the time and location.

WHOI Calendar

View listings for seminars happening around WHOI.

Recent Research Highlights [more highlights]


HABitat mapping CAMera system is a window to the sea floor
Source: Oceanus Magazine

Recipes for Antibiotic Resistance

A student examines the bacterial bouillabaisse in the coastal ocean
Source: Oceanus Magazine

Forecasting the Future of Fish

Source: Oceanus Magazine

Setting a Watchman for Harmful Algal Blooms

New undersea technology offers ways to monitor toxic outbreaks
Source: Oceanus Magazine

Online Expeditions [more expeditions]

Dive and Discover Expedition 15: Dark Life at Deep-sea Vents

January 2 to January 22, 2014
Join Expedition 15 this winter as we venture into the Pacific Ocean to examine life in some of the most extreme environments on Earth—deep-sea hydrothermal vents.

NOAA's Ocean Explorer: Exploring the Inner Space of the Celebes Sea

September 27 to October 16, 2007
Join Larry Madin, Chief Scientist and WHOI's Director of Research, on an expedition to unexplored waters south of the Philippine Islands, in search of the strange, and possibly unknown, fishes, jellyfish, squids and shrimp that live in the dark deep waters of the Celebes Sea.

Online Identification Guide

Photographic Identification Guide to Larvae at Hydrothermal Vents in the Eastern Pacific

The purpose of this website is to assist researchers in the identification of larvae of benthic invertebrates at hydrothermal vents.