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Hiring: Adjunct Instructor for Biology of Fishes course

To apply complete the online application here. Position Description: The University of Oregon’s marine lab, the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology is interested in applicants to teach an eight-week Biology of Fishes course for summer 2021. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis and pool will remain active through October 31, 2021. Screening of applications […]

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Hiring: Boat Operator/Teaching Support Position

To apply: complete the online application here Position Description: The purpose of this position is to provide support for the academic mission (teaching and research) of OIMB. Primary responsibilities include the safe operation of a 50 ft. research vessel (the RV Pluteus) and smaller boats in coastal waters, including the maintenance, repair, and safety of […]

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OIMB Undergraduate Research Featured in Fall Edition of CAScade

Click on the image below to link to the full article.   FEATURES | CAScade: University of Oregon College of Arts and Sciences cascade.uoregon.edu

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OIMB Research at Lough Hyne, Ireland

OIMB Research at Lough Hyne, Ireland

Cynthia Trowbridge, 6 American students, and her British and Irish colleagues are in their final week of collaborative research at Europe’s first marine reserve at Lough Hyne, Co. Cork, Ireland. The group participated in the annual Heritage Week “touch tank” event as well as many other cultural or historical events. Follow the group’s activities through […]

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Sea Stars in Trouble

Sea star wasting syndrome (SWS) has hit Oregon’s sea stars hard this past April and May (2014). Researchers and students at OIMB and ODFW have seen the number of sea stars disintegrating, displaying lesions, and discarding arms increase substantially within Coos Bay and both inter- and subtidally on our outer coast. Sea star wasting syndrome […]

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OIMB on Research Cruise with Submersible Alvin

OIMB students and faculty are currently participating in deep-sea research on the Research Vessel Atlantis in the Gulf of Mexico. Using the deep submergence vehicle Alvin and the autonomous underwater vehicle Sentry, they are exploring cold methane seeps in the Gulf of Mexico at depths as great as 3500m (about two miles down). The first […]

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Panama Field Course

In summer term of 2014, University of Oregon students will have a unique opportunity to study marine ecology in Panama under the direction of Professor Richard Emlet. For more information: Panama 2014 course Brochure

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Backbone connected to the neck bone

Backbone connected to the neck bone

Recently, two whale skeletons were reconstructed and assembled for display in the new Charleston Marine Life Center.  A team of student and teacher volunteers led by Lee Post (a.k.a. the BoneMan) spent all of October rebuilding a killer whale and gray whale skeleton on the OIMB campus. A special thanks to our volunteers, Nancy Treneman, […]

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