University of San Diego produced an online course called "Introduction to Algae." The course is free to all participants; however, there is a nominal fee for a "certificate of completion" from Coursera.
Our 2018 Algal course is rescheduled for Fall 2018. Please contact NCMA@bigelow.org should you have any questions.Read More
Our sincerest apologies: we are temporarily not selling Sargasso seawater. We hope to replenish our stock shortly. Please contact NCMA@bigelow.org should you have any questions.Read More
Please click here to view the video clip of Bob Guillard describing the isolation of 3H then scroll down to the December 27, 2017 Facebook entry.Read More
CCMP3492 Wittrockiella australisRead More
Robert A. Andersen, Director Emeritus of NCMA, has recently co-authored a publication which has added new insights to the phylogenetic relationships of the genus Ochromonas and relationships of the genus Ochromonas with other chrysophyte algae.
IN MEMORIAM ROBERT R. L. GUILLARD (5 February 1921–25 September 2016) by William G. Sunda Department of Marine Sciences University of North CarolinaRead More
We have new strains
Our office and laboratory observes 12 holidays each yearRead More
Registration is now open for the Algal Culturing WorkshopsRead More
How a $5,000 idea blossomed into a $300,000 greenhouse
It all started with a good idea, willing partners, and a $5,000 corporate-sponsored research project. The idea germinated, blossomed, and grew into a $300,000 greenhouse and the formation of a marine algae research facility. The Maine Algal Research and Innovation Accelerator, MARIA, will be constructed on the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences campus in East Boothbay this spring. The Maine Community Foundation is providing funds for the construction project and scaling up of activity.Read More