The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute inaugurated its new Gamboa Laboratory in Panama Sept. 21. The facility represents a $20 million investment on the part of the U.S. government and private donors and is the newest of a dozen laboratory and field research facilities that STRI operates in Panama.
From left, Scott Miller, Under Secretary for Collections and Interdisciplinary Support, Smithsonian Institution; Mirei Endara, Minister of the Environment, Panama;J ohn Feeley, U.S. Ambassador to Panama; Matthew F. Larsen, Director, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Photo courtesy U.S. Embassy, Panama