University of Oregon

EMBOC Participating Faculty/Labs – Summer 2024

This is a list of faculty who are participating in the OIMB REU program and a brief overview of their research interests.  REU applicants will need to indicate their top two lab choices on their application. More information about each lab can be found by clicking the faculty member’s name. 

South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve  (scientists, Ali Helms and Shon Schooler) – Estuarine processes and ecological communities from watersheds to nearshore marine environments.
Potential REU Projects

Richard Emlet – Invertebrate biology, larval ecology of marine invertebrates Potential REU Projects

Aaron Galloway – Ecology, trophic interactions in marine food webs, lipid and isotopic biomarkers (NOT participating in summer 2024)

Svetlana Maslakova – Biodiversity, systematics and evolution of development in marine invertebrates (NOT participating in summer 2024)

Kelly Sutherland and(co-mentors) – Ecology and biomechanics of zooplankton (NOT participating in summer 2024)

George von Dassow – Cell Biology and embryology of marine invertebrates Potential REU Projects (NOT participating in summer 2024)

Craig Young – Reproductive biology, larval development, ecology of deep sea invertebrates (NOT participating in summer 2024)