Ms. Aimee Oyinlade Oyekan, a UGA Biology major shown here with Professor Hollibaugh, graduated this spring and is now an intern at the University of Oregon’s SPUR program (spur.uoregon.edu). Ms. Oyekan worked as a student intern in Dr. Hollibaugh’s laboratory during spring semester 2017 on an NSF-funded project to understand the biology of a group of single-celled microbes (Thaumarchaeota) and nitrogen cycling on the Georgia coast. Ms. Oyekan intends to pursue a graduate degree in environmental studies.
Exploring the deep
Exploring the deep ocean of the Gulf of Mexico using Alvin.
Engaging and educating students and citizens about Georgia's coasts and the world's oceans.
Research into the marine systems of the world takes us to remote locations.
Salt Marsh Ecosystems
Understanding the effects of a changing environment on salt marshes.
Birds at Sapelo Island
Either seasonally or permanently, shorebirds and indigenous species call this island home