Department Head

Department Head
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Christina DeWitt
Director and Professor - OSU Seafood Research & Education Center; Interim Director - Coastal Oregon Marine Experiment Station
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My research interests are focused on efforts that improve seafood utilization, quality and safety. Particularly with regard to understanding how injection/marinade and high pressure processes can be used to enhance fresh product quality while minimizing impacts on nutritional value and safety...

Faculty

Faculty
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Michael Banks
Professor & Director of CIMRS
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Michael's research and teaching interests center on the application of population genetic principles towards furthering basic knowledge and understanding of marine population processes. Broadly, he's interested in genetic characterization of natural populations, fishery subjects and...

Susanne Brander
Assistant Professor
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As an ecotoxicologist, my research integrates the responses of aquatic organisms to endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs) and other environmental stressors, such as microplastics, across the biological hierarchy. My group focuses on discerning mechanisms of toxicity and linking the results of...

Taylor Chapple
Assistant Professor
541-867-0254
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Research Areas: Sharks, marine predators, animal movements, biologging and energetics.

Taylor’s research has primarily focused on large marine predators, most notably sharks. His background is...

Brett Dumbauld
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Steven Dundas
Assistant Professor
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Fields: Environmental and resource economics, non-market valuation, coastal ecosystem services, climate change adaptation, and policy evaluation.

Jung Kwon
Assistant Professor
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Kwon Lab (Nutritional Pharmacology Lab) studies biological effects and functions of natural molecules derived from diverse marine species at cellular and physiological levels. Research interest includes identifying marine-derived bioactive compounds with metabolic regulatory effect, anti-...

Christopher Langdon
Professor
541-867-0231
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Research Areas: Aquaculture; nutrition of oysters and other bivalves; microencapsulation; polyculture of abalone; genetic selection of oysters.

Chris’s research is broadly interested in aquaculture of oysters and other bivalves, and of sea vegetables such as dulse....

Tein Lin
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Pacific Seafood Group
Title: VP for R/D and Value Creation Team
Address: 16797 SE 130th Ave, Clackamas, OR 97015

Jessica Miller
Professor
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Research Areas: Marine ecology, fisheries science, otolith chemistry, mixing and migration, early life history

My research focuses on advancing our ecological and evolutionary understanding of marine and anadromous species and contributing to management and...

Kathleen O Malley
Associate Professor, State Fisheries Geneticist
541-961-3311
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Research Areas: Fisheries genetics and genomics, fisheries conservation and management.

My lab conducts fisheries genetics research to address the science and management needs of the Coastal Oregon Marine Experiment Station and the Oregon Department of Fish and...

Jae Park
Professor
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Research Areas: Surimi and Surimi Seafood; Fish Proteins; Seafood Processing; By-product Utilization

Dr. Park has devoted his entire professional career to surimi research and education. Since 1992, he has distinguished himself internationally as the renowned...

David Sampson
Professor Emeritus
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Research Areas: Fishery stock assessment and management; development and testing of stock assessment methods; models of fishermen's behavior (e.g., fishing operations such as gear and fishing location choice).

Since August 1990, David has worked at the Hatfield...

Gilbert Sylvia
Professor Emeritus
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Research Areas: Fishery and aquaculture management and policy, seafood marketing, and bioeconomic modeling

Will White
Assistant Professor
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Research Areas: Population dynamics, nearshore fisheries oceanography, marine protected areas, adaptive management, ecological forecasting, climate change effects on fisheries, ecological statistics Will’s research links mathematical models and empirical data...