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 five faculty listed are participating in summer 2018.


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

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

Bree Yednock – Estuarine fish and invertebrate ecology, population genetics/genomics Potential REU Projects

Aaron Galloway – Ecology, trophic interactions in marine food webs, lipid and isotopic biomarkers (not participating summer 2018)

Svetlana Maslakova – Biodiversity, systematics and evolution of development in marine invertebrates (not participating summer 2018)

Craig Young – Reproductive biology, larval development, ecology of deep sea invertebrates (not participating summer 2018)