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Professor awarded research fellowship for summer study of fish sensory system

Jacqueline Webb, professor of biological sciences at the University of Rhode Island, was the recipient of a Laura and Arthur Colwin Endowed Summer Research Fellowship from the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, Mass., which enabled her to spend the summer at the MBL with 120 other visiting scientists from around the world conducting marine research.

Webb, a resident of Wakefield, was the first URI professor to be a summer investigator at the MBL in several decades.

“I studied at the MBL in graduate school, and spent last summer there at the start of my sabbatical,” Webb said. “Receiving an MBL research fellowship this past summer was...

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