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Partner Institutions

  • The NOAA LMRCSC is made up of a consortium of seven institutions, with UMES as the lead institution. Each partner institution works cooperatively to meet the education, research and administrative goals of the Center. As a whole, the Center strives to prepare a diverse student body for careers in marine and fisheries sciences through exemplary academic and research collaborations. NOAA LMRCSC Fellows earn undergraduate, masters or doctoral degrees at the partner institutions. Scientists and students at the institutions collaborate on research and educational projects.

    To learn more about the Center’s administration, please visit our Administration page and to see the strength of the partners, view the Capabilities page




    Center Director

    Paulinus Chigbu, Ph.D.
    Phone: (410) 621-3034


    Program Director
    Stacy Smith, Ph.D.


    Program Director
    Deidre Gibson, Ph.D.

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    Program Director
    Jessica Miller, Ph.D.


    Program Director
    Dionne Hoskins-Brown, Ph.D.


    Program Director
    Elizabeth Babcock, Ph.D.



    Program Director
    Rosemary Jagus, Ph.D.

  • NOAA Living Marine Resources Cooperative Science Center
    University of Maryland Eastern Shore (Lead Institution)
    (410) 651-7870
    Award numbers: FY 2016 Award #NA16SEC4810007 
    Funding Agency: NOAA Educational Partnership Program with Minority-Serving Institutions (EPP/MSI)
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