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 8-week Biology of Fishes course in summer term (June 26-Aug. 18, 2023) and a twelve-week Biological Oceanography course for fall 2023. Applications will be accepted on a continuous […]
Hiring: ProTemp Instructor for 2023 Summer Biology of Fishes and Fall Biological Oceanography courses
OIMB team has exciting time at sea!
A team of OIMB scientists is currently on an oceanographic expedition in the Atlantic Ocean. Working in collaboration with Duke University and North Carolina State University, the scientists from U.O. are exploring cold seeps in the western Atlantic Ocean from July 8 – 18. During the first half of the cruise they successfully tested newly developed sampling […]
The Invertebrate Zoology course this term (taught by Richard Emlet and Maya Watts) found some very interesting organisms that have only rarely, if ever, been seen in Oregon before! Bay Nature wrote this article about the Hopkins’ rose nudibranch (Okenia rosacea), a California native, which the class found at Sunset Bay. […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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
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, […]
Charleston Marine Life Center
Currently under construction and with a planned opening in 2013, the Charleston Marine Life Center will be an exciting new public museum and aquarium on the campus of OIMB and at the edge of the harbor in Charleston, OR.
For more information view the: Marine Life Center Brochure
Adopt a Bone
Adopt a Bone to Help the Marine Life Center! The twin focal points of the Marine Mammal Gallery will be complete re-articulated skeletons of an Orca (Killer Whale) and a California Gray Whale. The specimens, already clean and in hand, will be assembled in place once their gallery has been completed. You have the opportunity to adopt bones or skeletons for a tax deductable contribution. Your name and your bone will be identified on a commemorative plaque displayed permanently in the museum. Bones are priced for every budget and donors of $500 or more will receive a realistic resin cast of one of our killer whale’s teeth. Adopt today!