Opportunities to Support Hopkins

Open Contribution

Support the mission of Hopkins Marine Station without any restrictions. This allows the most flexibility to the faculty and staff to put the funds where they are most needed.

Friends at annual picnicJoin the Friends of Hopkins

  • Special lecture series
  • Excusions
  • Picnic & Open House
  • Newsletter

Ready to donate?

Donate Online or contact Judy Thompson, (831) 655-6249


A Friends Special Project:
The David Epel Microscopy Center

confocal image of cell divisionYou don't have to be a Friend of Hopkins to contribute to this state of the art confocal microscope to be used by many projects here at Hopkins, but most specifically the newly appointed Professor Christopher Lowe.


Examples of Support Projects


Awards for Graduate Students

Arthur C. Giese Award
Eugene & Aileen Haderlie Award
Dr. Earl H Myers & Ethel M. Myers Oceanographic and Marine Biology Trust
Jane Miller Scholars
Friends of Hopkins Scholar


Abbott book plateBook Funds

We currently have book funds in the following areas:

Donald P. Abbott Fund for Marine Invertebrates
Alan Baldridge Endowed Book Fund  (emphasis on marine mammals and seabirds)
The Eugene C. and Aileen E. Haderlie Memorial Book Fund  (emphasis on oceanography)
Greg G. Peterson Memorial Book Fund  (emphasis on intersection of economics and marine sciences, fisheries, conservation)
The Marshall Steel Sr. Foundation Fund (emphasis on marine algae and fish biology)

Individual gifts can be made in someone's name. New endowed funds from $25,000.

Contact Joe Wible for more information. (831) 655 6228

van Niel

Memorial Lecture Series

Donald P. Abbott - invertebrate biology

Endowed Lectures:
Lawrence R. Blinks - electrophysiology

Daniel Mazia - cell biology
Cornelius Bernard van Niel - microbiology

Memorial Lectures bring in distinguished researchers from all over the world to further the understanding and collaborative nature of science at Hopkins