The SSL has been FDA-approved for the microbiological examination of shellfish and seawater since 1992.
We are a Biosafety Level 2 microbiological lab working with bacteria found in shellfish, seawater, and non-potable water.
The SSL provides volunteer, course credit, and paid student worker positions for Undergraduate students. The work includes both field collection of oysters and laboratory methods working with bacteria.
Seafood Safety Lab
P.O. Box 1675
332 Oceans and Coastal Studies Bldg.
Galveston, TX 77553