Eric Schott selected by UMCES graduate students as outstanding faculty mentor

May 25, 2022
Associate Research Professor Eric Schott, a marine ecologist whose research focuses on understanding aquatic health, has been selected by the graduate student body at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology to receive the Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award for his dedication to both science and his students.

Next Generation: Olivia Pares on viruses in blue crabs

January 3, 2022
"My research focuses on the disease ecology of a pathogen that infects blue crabs. Research on the dynamics of these pathogens is vital because the reovirus causes mortality to an economically and ecologically important species."

Building a sustainable seafood system

December 7, 2021
To feed an ever-growing world, scientists are working on sustainable ways to produce protein, and land-based aquaculture has become an increasingly viable way to build a sustainable seafood system.

NOAA program supports diversity in next generation of marine scientists

October 27, 2021
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will continue its two-decade commitment to support the next generation of marine scientists and researchers through the Living Marine Resources Cooperative Science Center.

Maryland scientists crack blue crab’s genetic code

October 8, 2021
Researchers at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor have published the first full reference genome sequence for the blue crab. This means that for the first time we have a complete picture of all of the DNA that makes up Maryland’s favorite crustacean.