Congratulations to Marine Science Graduate Students

Heidi Yeh was informed of awards from Hudson River Foundation, Mark B. Bain Graduate Fellowship of the Hudson River Foundation ($20,000) for her project on "Phylogeography and Nutrient Dynamics of the Oyster Microbiome in NYC Harbor" for which she will work with the Billion Oyster Project. She received award from...

Jessica Valenti Selected To Receive National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Award

Congratulations to Jessica Valenti on being selected to receive a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Award. Microplastics (plastic particles smaller than 5 mm in size) are a prevalent pollutant in the marine environment that can accumulate in predators when they consume prey items that have ingested microplastics. Larval fishes are important...

Scott Glenn Named Board of Governors Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences

Scott Glenn, an acclaimed researcher and world leader in understanding ocean basin scale circulation, has been named Board of Governors Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences. Dr. Glenn’s revolutionary work on the predictability of ocean physics underscores his many awards, including the Oceanography Award by the International Society for Underwater...

Congratulations to Marine Science Graduate Students

Congratulations to several of Marine Science Graduate Students who received well-deserved news of several awards.  The Department is very proud of our graduate students and value the important work they do!  Congratulations to: Heidi Yeh was just awarded $5,000 from Sea Grant to study "Interactive Influences of Dermo Disease and the Microbiome...

Congratulations to Hailey Conrad 2020’s Outstanding Senior in Marine Science

Hailey Conrad is a member of the Rutgers Honors College. She began doing research her freshman year with DMCS by volunteering in the OOI Hydrothermal Vent Lab where she reconstructed time lapse video of hydrothermal vents and analyzed periodic trends in vent community characteristics. She continued doing research with DMCS...

Sarah Borsetti awarded NJSWEP Scholarship

Sarah Borsetti, a PhD candidate at the Rutgers Haskin Shellfish Research Lab, was selected to receive the New Jersey Chapter of the Society of Women Environmental Professionals (NJSWEP) Graduate Student Scholarship. The purpose of the Scholarship Program is to encourage women to pursue careers in an environmental field while providing...

Kasey Walsh Wins Award for Undergraduate Research Excellence

Throughout the past 3 years here at the Rutgers Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences I’ve gained such amazing opportunities, mentors, and friends. I started working in the Saba research group for a fisheries project and continued by investigating microplastic ingestion by copepods in the Raritan Bay. In addition to...

Travis Miles Receives RBR2020 Cohort Award

Open to early-career researchers (post-doctoral scientists/engineers and pre-tenured faculty), the RBR2020 cohort will bring together scientists from around the world to enable innovative ocean measurements through collaborative workshops, technical developments, demonstration programs, and SciComm mentorship. The early-career ocean scientists and engineers selected for the cohort will participate in a two-year...