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Dauphin Island, Alabama
Primary: Sally Brennan
sbrennan@disl.org
Secondary: Dr. Ruth Carmichael
(251) 861-2141
rcarmichael@disl.org
Research Topics/Keywords: marine, coastal, biology, nearshore, field studies,
Comments: Deadline - Feb 12, 2016
California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB)
California State University, Monterey Bay REU
Monterey Bay, California
Primary: Bridgette Clarkston
(831) 582-3159
bclarkston@csumb.edu
Secondary: Dr. Corey Garza
(831) 582-3024
Research Topics/Keywords: ocean science, marine science; Marine Biology and Ecology, ocean engineering, Marine Geology
Comments: The application website is open in December with due dates in mid-February.
Abstract of Award
University of Southern California
REU Site: Community College Cultivation Cohort (C4)
Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations (CDEBI)
Los Angeles, California
Primary: Dr. Stephanie Schroeder
slschroe@usc.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: microbiology, geochemistry, subsurface biosphere, deep sea sediments, community college, oceanography
Comments: The application website opens in January and applications are due in mid-February.
Abstract of Award
Scripps Institution of Oceanography - UCSD
Scripps Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
San Diego, California
Primary: Dr. Jane Teranes
(858) 822-2099
jteranes@ucsd.edu
Secondary: Joshua D. Reeves
(858) 534-8157
jdreeves@ucsd.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Oceanography, Engineering, Climate Research, Physical Oceanography, Geosciences, Geophysics, Atmospheric Chemistry, Marine Chemistry, Marine Biotechnology & Biomedicine, Marine Biology
Comments: The application website opens in January with application due dates in mid-March.
Abstract of Award
University of Southern California
USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies: Coastal Ocean Systems and Sustainability
Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies
Catalina Island, California
Primary: Dr. Karla Heidelberg
wies-reu@usc.edu
Secondary: Diane Kim
(213) 740-8776
dianekim@usc.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: marine science; biological, chemical, geological and physical oceanography; coastal ocean health, microbial ecology, food web dynamics, harmful algal blooms, population ecology, metagenomics
Comments: The application website opens in January and applications are due in mid-February.
Abstract of Award
Mystic, Connecticut
Primary: Tracy Romano
(860) 572-5955
tromano@mysticaquarium.org
Secondary: Michael Finiguerra
(860) 405-9082
michael.finiguerra@uconn.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: biology, biosciences, marine biology, marine science, animal physiology, ecology, animal behavior, immunology, cell biology
Comments: Contact: Michael Finiguerra (michael.finiguerra@uconn.edu)
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences
Storrs, Connecticut
Primary: Michael Finiguerra
(860) 405-9082
michael.finiguerra@uconn.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: biology, biosciences, marine biology, marine science, animal physiology, ecology, animal behavior, immunology, cell biology
Comments: Contact: Michael Finiguerra (michael.finiguerra@uconn.edu)
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences
University of Delaware
University of Delaware, Summer Intern Program
Graduate College of Marine Studies
Lewes, Delaware
Primary: Dr. Joanna York
(302) 645-4275
jyork@udel.edu
Secondary: Ms. Janis Lopez
(302) 645-4226
jclopez@udel.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: oceanography, marine science, biology, chemistry, physics, ecology,coastal studies, geology, engineering, mathematics, biochemistry
Comments: The application website opens in December with applications due in early February.
Abstract of Award
Smithsonian Institution
REU Site: Natural History Research Experiences
National Museum of Natural History(NMNH)
Washington, DC, District Of Columbia
Primary: Virginia Power
(202) 633-1055
powerv@si.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: geoscience, planets, asteroids, mineralogy, petrology, volcanology, paleobiology, oceanography, environmental, evolution,biodiversity, taxonomy,genomics,anthropology,archaeology,ethnology,linguistics
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences
Mote Marine Laboratory
REU at Mote Marine Lab
Sarasota, Florida
Primary: Dr. Cathy Walsh
(941) 388-4441
cjwalsh@mote.org
Secondary: Dr. Kim Ritchie
(941) 388-4441
ritchie@mote.org
Research Topics/Keywords: Marine biology, harmful algal blooms, ocean sciences, coastal studies
Comments: The application website opens in January and applications are due mid-February.
Abstract of Award
University of North Florida
REU in Coastal Biology
Department of Biology
Jacksonville, Florida
Primary: Dr. Matt Gilg
(904) 620-2830
mgilg@unf.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: marine biology, coastal ecology, genetics, fish ecology, marine mammals,salt marsh, seagrass, invasive species
Comments: Freshmen and Sophomore-level students encouraged to apply; Application website opens in late January with application deadlines in March.
Abstract of Award
Georgia Institute of Technology
REU Site: Aquatic Chemical Ecology at Georgia Tech
Biology
Atlanta, Georgia
Primary: Ms. Benita Black
(404) 385-7137
reu.coordinator@biology.gatech.edu
Secondary: Linda E. Green
(404) 385-6517
linda.green@biology.gatech.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: chemical ecology, ecology, ecosystem, marine, ocean, chemical signaling, biogeochemistry, symbiosis, parasite, bioremediation, energy, sensory biology, behavior, reproduction, plankton, benthos, algal
Comments: The Online Application opens in December, and applications are due in mid-February.
Abstract of Award
Savannah State University
Savannah State University: Bridge to Research in Marine Science
Department of Natural Sciences
Savannah, Georgia
Primary: Dr. Tara Cox
(912) 358-4097
coxt@savannahstate.edu
Secondary: Dr. Christopher Hintz
(912) 358-4096
hintzc@savannahstate.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: coastal and ocean engineering, marine biology, ecology, invertebrates, fishes and microorganisms, Organic contaminant analyses
Comments: Focus on Freshmen and Sophomores and students with no prior research experience; Application website opens in January with applications due March 1.
Abstract of Award
University of Hawaii at Mānoa campus
REU Site: Earth Science on Volcanic Islands
School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
Honolulu, Hawaii
Primary: Lily Shao
(808) 956-4774
earthscience-reu@soest.hawaii.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Geology, geophysics, and (bio)geochemistry of volcanic islands
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences
University of Hawaii
REU Site: Environmental Biology for Pacific Islanders
Pacific Biosciences Research Center
Honolulu, Hawaii
Primary: Michael Hadfield
(808) 539-7319
hadfield@hawaii.edu
Secondary: Matthew Medeiros
(808) 956-8187
mcmedeir@hawaii.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: biology, biosciences, environmental biology, ecology and evolution, marine biology, coral- reef biology, animal/plant-microbe interactions
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences
Lafayette, Louisiana
Primary: Dr. Taylor Sloey
(337) 482-5929
tsloey@louisiana.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: watershed science, hydrology, estuarine ecology, civil engineering
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
REU at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
Maine
Primary: Valerie Young
(207) 315-2567
reu@bigelow.org
Secondary: Dr. David Fields
(207) 633-9629
Research Topics/Keywords: Oceanography, marine biology, climate research, microbiology, virology, sensory biology, invertebrate ecology, invertebrate biology,
Comments: The application website usually opens in January with due dates in mid-February.
Abstract of Award
Princess Anne, Maryland
Primary: Paulinus Chigbu
(410) 621-3034
pchigbu@umes.edu
Secondary: Margaret Sexton
(410) 621-1049
masexton@umes.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: biology, marine and Estuarine Science, fish ecology, zooplankton ecology, geochemistry, ecotoxicology, molecular biology, crustacea biology; benthic macroinvertebrates; physical oceanography; microbio
Comments: Although the program accepts undergraduates at all levels, preference is given to freshmen and sophomores, and to students from institutions with limited research programs in marine and estuarine scie
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences
College Park, Maryland
Primary: Dr. Michael Allen
(301) 405-6372
mallen@mdsg.umd.edu
Secondary: Jeannette Connors
(301) 405-6376
connors@mdsg.umd.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Marine science, estuarine and coastal ecology, Chesapeake Bay research, biology, chemistry, ecology, engineering, environmental studies, geology, physics.
Comments: The application website opens in December with applications due in mid-February.
Abstract of Award
Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Primary: Allen Mensinger
(218) 726-7259
amensing@d.umn.edu
Secondary: Robert Malchow
(312) 413-1552
paulmalc@uic.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: biology, biosciences, neuroscience, physiology, animal behavior
Comments: please send inquires to NSFREU@mbl.edu
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences
University of Massachusettes Boston
REU Site: Coastal Research in Environmental Science and Technology
School for the Environment
Boston, Massachusetts
Primary: Dr. Alan Christian
(617) 287-6639
alan.christian@umb.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Biodiversity, Bioinformatics, Cell Signaling,Conservation Biology, Genetics, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology,Gene Regulation,Microbiology, Plant Growth Control, Microbial Ecology,Molecular Evolution,Pop
Comments: The application website will open in the December with due dates in late January.
Abstract of Award
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Summer Student Fellowship Program
Education Office, Clark Laboratory, MS #31
Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Primary: Dr. James Yoder
(508) 289-2219
education@whoi.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: oceanography,marine science, biology, chemistry,physics,ecology,engineering, geology, geophysics
Comments: The application website is open in November, and applications are due in mid-February.
Abstract of Award
Rutgers University
Research Internships in Ocean Sciences
Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Primary: Gary Taghon
taghon@marine.rutgers.edu
Secondary: Lillian Lee
(732) 932-6555
rios@marine.rutgers.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: marine and estuarine science, oceanography, ecology, fish biology, geophysics, remote sensing, microbiology, geochemistry
Comments: The application website is available in January and the deadline for applications is usually mid-March.
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
Columbia University Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory
Research Experience for Undergradutes: Analyzing Global Databases
Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory
Palisaides, New York
Primary: Dallas Abbott
(845) 365-8664
dallas@ldeo.columbia.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Geology, Petrology, Physical Oceanography,Marine Biology, Geochemistry, and Geophysics
Comments: The application website will open in January with applications due at the end of February.
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences, Earth Sciences
Ferry Reach/Bermuda, New York
Primary: Chloe Baron
(441) 297-1880
chloe.baron@bios.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: oceanography, marine science, coral reef ecology, ecotoxicoloty, biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, chemistry, physics, geology, ecology
Comments: This program is conducted during the FALL SEMESTER. BIOS is incorporated in the state of New York. The REU program takes place entirely in Bermuda. Application deadlines are in May of each year.
Abstract of Award
North Carolina
Primary: Dr. Richard Forward
(252) 504-7610
rforward@duke.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: marine biology, sensory biology, behavior, ecotoxicology, genetics, coastal systems
Comments: Deadline: February 15, 2017
Abstract of Award
University of Oregon, Eugene
Exploration of marine biology on the Oregon coast
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB)
Charleston, Oregon
Primary: Dr. Maya Watts
(541) 888-2581
mwolf1@uoregon.edu
Secondary: Dr. Richard Emlet
remlet@uroegon.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Marine biology, invertebrate ecology, larval ecology/biology, embryology, trophic ecology, cell biology, oceanography, behavioral ecology, zooplankton, biomechanics, estuarine biology/ecology
Comments: The application closing date is on Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Biological Sciences
Oregon
Primary: Itchung Cheung
Itchung.Cheung@oregonstate.edu
Secondary: Kaplan Yalcin
(541) 737-1230
YalcinK@science.orgeonstate.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: marine and estuarine science, ocean ecology and biogeochemistry, marine geology, physical oceanography and geophysics, atmospheric science, paleoclimatology, environmental geochemistry
Comments: This site has two locations; one at HMSC in Newport, OR and another on the main OSU campus in Corvallis. The joint application website opens in January, and applications are due in mid-February.
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
University of Rhode Island
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Oceanography (SURFO)
Graduate School of Oceanography
Narragansett, Rhode Island
Primary: Ms. Kim Carey
(401) 874-6627
kcarey@gso.uri.edu
Secondary: Dr. Lucie Maranda
(401) 874-6216
lmaranda@uri.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: marine science, oceanography, biology, chemistry, physics, geology, coastal studies, ecology, geophysics, chemical oceanography, marine studies
Comments: The application website opens in December, and review of applications begins in late February. Participant selection will begin in early March.
Abstract of Award
Coastal Carolina University
REU Site: Computing and Geoscience in the Coastal Carolina Region
College of Science, Department of Computing Sciences and Dept. of Coastal & Marine Systems Science
Conway, South Carolina
Primary: Dr. Sathish Kumar
(843) 349-2810
skurmar@coastal.edu
Secondary: Dr. Var Limpasuvan
(843) 349-2826
var@coastal.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: climate change,oceanography,atmospheric science, geology, computer science, Big Data Analytics, Data Science, GeoComputing
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences