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.
Alicia Helms – Potential REU Projects
Shon Schooler – Potential REU Projects
George von Dassow – Cell Biology and embryology of marine invertebrates Potential REU Projects Potential REU Projects
Svetlana Maslakova – Biodiversity, systematics and evolution of development in marine invertebrates Potential REU Projects
Kelly Sutherland and Richard Emlet (co-mentors) – Ecology and biomechanics of zooplankton Potential REU Projects
Craig Young – Reproductive biology, larval development, ecology of deep sea invertebrates Potential REU Projects
Aaron Galloway – Ecology, trophic interactions in marine food webs, lipid and isotopic biomarkers (NOT participating in summer 2023)