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New Major in Marine Biology

Explore the diversity of marine life in the field, lab, and classroom. Focus your college education with our innovative academic programs.

Announcement

New Marine Biology Major
Starting Autumn 2018

Find out more about the newest major at the UW College of the Environment

Student Spotlights

Andrew Chin, a senior double majoring in Aquatic and Fishery Sciences and Marine Biology shares his month-long experience sailing South Pacific with the SEA Semester program

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2019 Summer Internship at UCSD/Scripps Institution of Oceanography/Marine Physical Laboratory

Are you considering applying to grad school and interested in oceanography as a career path? Contemplating a career in scientific research and development? The Marine Physical Laboratory, at UC San Diego’s world renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography, is currently seeking inquisitive, motivated undergraduate students with exceptional aptitude for quantitative science to apply for the 2019 MPL Summer Internship Program. Undergraduate college students majoring in Oceanography, Applied Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Geology are encouraged to apply. This ten-week internship will offer qualified students the opportunity to work with some of the most notable scientists in the world and learn about marine science and technology while earning a modest salary.

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Nov 9, 2018 | Research Opportunity

University of Washington Announces New Marine Biology Major

Uniquely positioned in the region, the University of Washington (UW) has established itself as a world-leader in the fields of Oceanography and Aquatic and Fishery Sciences. The UW is thrilled to announce that it will be expanding the scope of its marine science offerings to include a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Marine Biology. While students could minor in Marine Biology, this is the first time it will be offered as a major at the UW.

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Nov 8, 2018 | Announcements

Q SCI 497 Special Topics: Agent Based Modelling (winter 2019)

Q SCI 497 Special Topics in Quantitative Science: Agent Based Modelling (4 credits) Agent-based models (aka individual-based models) provide a flexible framework for creating simple representations of complex phenomena in the life, social and physical sciences. In this play-based course we will learn to design, build and perform computational experiments using agent-based models. Along the way you will learn useful programming and data visualization skills

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Nov 8, 2018 | Course

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Study at Friday Harbor Laboratories

Find out more about Friday Harbor Laboratories, one of the best places in the world to study marine biology, in the scenic San Juan Islands.

Marine Biology Adviser Joe Kobayashi

Contact the Adviser

Joe Kobayashi, Marine Biology Academic Adviser
Fishery Sciences 116 | (206) 543-7426 | marbiol@uw.edu

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