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Undergraduate Researchers

Oregon State University offers its undergraduate students a plethora of research opportunities in the marine sciences. Undergraduate researchers engage in hands-on scientific exploration by working alongside professors in a meaningful and collaborative manner. Below you will read about several of our current undergraduate researchers investigating marine science related topics.

 

AnnaRose Adams

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Department/Discipline: 
BioResource Research Program: BioResource Research
Degree Sought: 
Honors B.S. in BioResource Research, Sustainable Ecosystems option
Research Adviser: 
Dr. Mark Hixon, Dept. of Zoology
Research Topic: 
Community ecology; Reef fish response to algal overgrowth of coral

Jeremiah Psiropoulos

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Department/Discipline: 
Dept. Fisheries and Wildlife: Fisheries & Wildlife
Degree Sought: 
B.S. in Fisheries & Wildlife Science
Research Adviser: 
Dr. David Noakes, Dept. of Fisheries & Wildlife
Research Topic: 
Morphology of the threespine stickleback, Gasterosteus acculeatus, after long term exposure to predators and geographic isolation

Dane Dykeman

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Department/Discipline: 
Dept. of Animal Sciences: Animal Husbandry
Degree Sought: 
B.S. in Animal Sciences
Research Adviser: 
Dr. Tim Miller-Morgan, Sea Grant Extension Vet Aqua Specialist
Research Topic: 
Biosecurity

Amy Markel

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Department/Discipline: 
Dept. of Biology: Biology
Degree Sought: 
B.S. in Biology, Marine Biology option and Chemistry minor
Research Adviser: 
Dr. Mark Hixon, Dept. of Zoology & Dr. Jason Turner, University of Hawai'i at Hilo
Research Topic: 
Abundance of various marine species in the Hawaiian coastal area

Wendel Raymond

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Department/Discipline: 
Dept. of Biology: Marine Biology
Degree Sought: 
B.S. in Biology, Marine Biology option and Chemistry minor
Research Adviser: 
Dr. Mark Hixon, Dept. of Zoology (2010); Dr. David Duggins and Dr. Megan Dethier (2011)
Research Topic: 
Competition and Predation between Invasive Lionfish and Native Nassau Grouper (2010); Feeding Preferences of Red urchins to fresh and aged kelps and change in phlorotannin concentrations as kelps degrade (2011)

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