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JU Partner Mayo Opens Life Sciences Incubator

Life Science Incubator

Jacksonville University partner Mayo Clinic opened its $32.4 million Discovery and Innovation Building last week which includes the Life Sciences Incubator for biotech entrepreneurs.

The Life Science Incubator offers help to design, launch and grow companies that have innovative and …

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River Life: The Mystery of Beached Whales

The recent stranding of pilot whales on St. Simons Island has once again raised the question of “why?” We wish we had an answer but we don’t. Scientists have spent decades studying whale and dolphins beaching themselves. Even with all …

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River Life: The Heat Is On

Hurricanes, algae and heat: welcome to summer time in northeast Florida. This year, spring turned quickly into summer. This very hot summer exceeds anything in my memory of such extreme heat this early. We expect the heat in July and …

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River Life: Why barnacles are a blessing and a curse

By Dr. A. Quinton White

One of the ubiquitous animals in the lower St. Johns River is the barnacle. However, they are both a blessing and a curse as far as life on the river goes. A blessing in that …

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RIVER LIFE: Why Mudflats Are Critical to a Healthy Ecosystem

Growing up in the Tidewater region of southeastern Virginia near Norfolk, we used to play in what we called the “mudflats.” Later, in college and graduate school, I began to appreciate how important these areas were to the ecology of …

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RCAS Program Funds Three More Student-Led Projects

By Carley Stickney

Commencement isn’t the only event on the minds of Jacksonville University students this spring. Parasites, sharks, bacteria, DNA, pathogens, migratory patterns–these topics are in the forefront of some of JU’s brightest minds. Meet Jarvis, Katrin, and Andrew, …

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RCAS Program Funds Innovative Student Research

By Carley Stickney

The inaugural 2018-2019 Student Research, Creative Activity, and Scholarship (RCAS) program is a grant opportunity offered internally by the Jacksonville University (JU) Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) made possible by a grant from the Arthur …

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