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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.
Bermuda Institute of Ocean SciencesAbstract of Award
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
REU at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
Maine
Primary: Dr. David Fields
(207) 315-2567
reu@bigelow.org
Secondary: Valerie Young
(207) 315-2567
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.
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean SciencesAbstract of Award
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.
California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB)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
Coastal Carolina UniversityAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences
Charleston, South Carolina
Primary: Robert Podolsky
(843) 953-9186
reu@cofc.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Ecological and evolutionary processes, organismal biology, microbial ecology, physiology, pollution, environmental change, parasitology, marine biology.
College of CharlestonAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences
Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Undergraduate research experiences in coastal and nearshore
Marine Science
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: This program will not be hosting an REU site in 2018, please check back for summer 2019 opportunities.
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
Duke UniversityAbstract 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.
Georgia Institute of TechnologyAbstract of Award
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON)
REU Site: Interdisciplinary Research Experiences in Changing Coastal
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON)
Cocodrie, Louisiana
Primary: Dr. Brian Roberts
(985) 851-2821
reu@lumcon.edu
Secondary: Murt Conover
(985) 851-2860
reu@lumcon.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: biogeochemistry, behavioral & microbial ecology, invertebrate diversity & ecology, aquaculture & fish physiology, ecosystem ecology, coastal geology & hydrology, wetland science, and oil spill impacts
Comments: The application website usually opens in January with due dates in mid-March
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
Marine Biological LaboratoryAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Ocean 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.
Mote Marine LaboratoryAbstract of Award
Norfolk, Virginia
Primary: Roger Harvey
(757) 683-5657
rharvey@odu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: coastal zone, flooding, human pathogens, coastal waters affected by changing sea levels; processes contributing to sea level rise; ocean acidification; Chesapeake Bay sea grasses
Comments: Deadline, March 25, 2017
Old Dominion UniversityAbstract of Award
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.
Oregon State UniversityAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
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.
Rutgers UniversityAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
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.
Savannah State UniversityAbstract 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.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography - UCSDAbstract 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)
Sea Research FoundationAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences
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
Smithsonian InstitutionAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences
Galveston, Texas
Primary: Dr. Elizabeth Borda
(409) 740-4542
bordae@tamug.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: biodiversity, systematics, coastal wetlands, climate change, evolution,trophic ecology, biogeochemistry, physical oceanography, paleoclimatology, coastal geology, tsunami modeling, ocean engineering
Comments: The website for applications opens in December, with applications due in mid-February.
Texas A&M University, GalvestonAbstract of Award
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California Santa Barbara's Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Ocean Biology
Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology
Santa Barbara, California
Primary: Dr. Gretchen Hofmann
(805) 893-6175
gretchen.hofmann@lifesci.ucsb.ed
Research Topics/Keywords: Marine Biology, Oceanography, Global change
University of California, Santa BarbaraAbstract of Award
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)
University of ConnecticutAbstract 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.
University of DelawareAbstract of Award
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
University of HawaiiAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences
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
University of Hawaii at Mānoa campusAbstract 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
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.
University of MarylandAbstract 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
University of Maryland Eastern ShoreAbstract 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.
University of Massachusettes BostonAbstract 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.
University of North FloridaAbstract 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
University of Oregon, EugeneAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Biological Sciences
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