Rutgers University Marine Field Station Hosts Open House

The Rutgers University Marine Field Station (RUMFS) in Tuckerton, NJ, opened its doors to the public on September 17, with an invitation to come explore and learn about current marine science research, as well as the flora and fauna of the local estuary and marsh system of the Great Bay/Mullica...

Rutgers 250: NJAES All-Star Variety of the Month – ‘Triploid’ Oyster

The oyster breeding program at Rutgers University has conducted over a century of cutting-edge scientific research to overcome challenges to the industry from the devastating effects of over-fishing, diseases, and climate change. Professor Ximing Guo explains his research and vision. Throughout Rutgers’ yearlong celebration of its 250th anniversary (November 2015...

The 2016 RIOS interns have arrived!

Earlier in June we welcomed this year’s participants in the Research Internships in Ocean Sciences (RIOS) program. RIOS is supported by the National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program, in which students participate in a ten-week internship in the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences (DMCS). Students from...

Annual Field Station 2016 Open House

On Saturday April 30th, the Rutgers University Marine Field Station (RUMFS) in Tuckerton, NJ opened its doors and held an Open House for the public to come explore and learn about current marine science research, as well as the flora and fauna of our local estuary and marsh system of...

Rutgers Scientists Help Create World’s Largest Coral Gene Database

‘Genetic toolkit’ will help shed light on which species survive climate change Coral reefs – stunning, critical habitats for an enormous array of prized fish and other species – have survived five major extinction events over the last 250 million years. Now, an international team of scientists led by Rutgers...

Congratulations Class of 2016!

On May 15th, friends and families came to Piscataway to celebrate the graduation ceremony of the Rutgers Class of 2016 where President Obama gave the commencement address. The Department would especially like to congratulate the following graduate students who earned advanced degrees and seniors who earned degrees from the Oceanography/Marine...

Malin Pinsky’s research featured by the Wall Street Journal

Dr. Malin Pinsky's collaborative work on the impacts of the shifting migratory patterns of commercial fisheries on the East Coast fishing industry was highlighted in an article by Heather Haddon this morning in the Wall Street Journal titled "Changing Migration Patterns Upend East Coast Fishing Industry". Read it now at...

May 10 Seminar Dianne Edwards

Come see Dr Dianne Edwards from Cardiff University. Her seminar titled 'Could early land plants have bioengineered the planet?' will be held May 10th at 3:30 in the Alampi Room Bio: Born in Swansea, S Wales. Thence to Cambridge University as undergraduate, post graduate and postdoctoral research fellow at Girton...