University of Oregon

EMBOC Participating Faculty/Labs

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. Note that only the first six faculty listed are participating in summer 2017.


Richard Emlet РEcology, functional morphology, and evolution of marine invertebrate larvae and juveniles Potential REU Projects

Aaron Galloway РEcology, trophic interactions in marine food webs, lipid and isotopic biomarkers  Potential REU Projects

Svetlana Maslakova – Biodiversity, systematics and evolution of development in marine invertebrates Potential REU Projects

Alan Shanks – Biological oceanography, larval ecology, and animal behavior Potential REU Projects

George von Dassow – Cell Biology and embryology of marine invertebrates Potential REU Projects

Craig Young – Reproductive biology, larval development, ecology of deep sea invertebrates Potential REU Projects

Kelly Sutherland – Ecology and biomechanics of gelatinous zooplankton (not participating until summer 2018)

Bree Yednock – Estuarine fish and invertebrate ecology, population genetics/genomics (not participating until summer 2018)