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 the six labs listed first with “Potential REU Projects” links will be participating in summer 2020.

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

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

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

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

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

Kelly Sutherland – Ecology and biomechanics of gelatinous zooplankton Potential REU Projects

George von Dassow – Cell Biology and embryology of marine invertebrates