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June 2021

Did you know that scientists at IMET were the first in North America to raise blue crabs in captivity ... and now the first to sequence its genome! Check out this, along with student and intern projects all happening at IMET.

March 2021

In this edition of Inside IMET, meet the new president of the Graduate Student Association, learn how scientific and artistic entrepreneurs can help each other, and find out how microbes could hold clues to life on other planets.

December 2020

This month, we celebrated the end of a challenging year and the end of IMET's first decade, which has been full of scientific discovery and graduate education. Learn about what we've accomplished in the last ten years and meet an incoming student and IMET alum, both doing innovative marine science research. 

September 2020

Internships, student achievements, and a scooterpalooza! This newsletter has two videos, a feature on IMET alum Leah Maurer, and a Q&A with recent Board of Regents Staff Award winner Monica Gellene.

June 2020

Since our last newsletter, IMET scientists led by Dr. Yantao Li were awarded $3M to study algal GHG sequestration, we started our summer intnership program, and we caught up with some alums about what they've been up to. Find this and much more in our June 2020 newsletter.

March 2020

Why is Ten-Tsao Wong's lab working to create a sterile fish? What is REEF alum Suzan Shahrestani doing to help shrimp farmers? What's a NOAA NERTO? Find the answers and more in the March 2020 Inside IMET!

December 2019

In this edition, we look back at our achievements from 2019: student awards, being named a top workplace, and launching a brand new fellowship. Check out a highlights video and other news stories!

September 2019

This summer, we had over 50 interns in the building. Eleven of them participated in the IMET Summer Internship Program, which is designed to increase diversity in the sciences. We also share a video about the science our students and faculty are doing at sea!

June 2019

There's been a lot going on this spring! Find a video on our Open House, a recap of this year with the REEF program, and an article about the inaugural CIRCA-IMET Artist-in-Resident.

March 2019

Dr. Al Place talks about his work on the Baltimore Harbor Watchman Project in a video, Dr. Mary Larkin explains how her company Blueblood will help the biomedical industry, and we talk with the newest member of the IMET faculty - Dr. Som Chatterjee. 

December 2018

This quarter's newsletter features Dr. Jim Du, for his work on studying muscles in zebrafish and his role in forming collaborations between IMET and the Ocean University of China.

September 2018

Congratulations to the IMET interns and REEF Class of 2018! Learn all about the interns' research, Dr. Rose Jagus' work, and the Ratcliffe Environmental Entrepreneur Fellowship.

June 2018

In this edition of the IMET Newsletter: a recap of the Open House, an interview with Dr. Helen Dooley, and an introduction to the first IMET Student Fellow.