The Marine Biology Research Division (MBRD) at Scripps Institution of Oceanography (University of California, San Diego campus) consists of research laboratories in the fields of cell and developmental biology, ecology and evolutionary biology, microbiology and physiology of marine organisms. There are opportunities for Visiting Scholars, postdoctoral fellows and postgraduate students within the more than 20 laboratories, which are mainly housed at Hubbs Hall.


Scripps' Shang-Ping Xie led study on the cover of the Oct. 2015 issue of Nature Climate Change. Image courtesy of Nature

Around the Pier: UC San Diego Top Institution in United States for Environmental and Earth Sciences
Science journal Nature ranks campus fourth-leading institution in the world based on published research

A Leafy Seadragon at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Voyager: How Long Can a Seadragon Live and are Seadragons Seahorses?
James L., 8, San Diego, Calif.

Osamu Miura searches for marine horn snails in Bique, Panama.

Flatworms Flout Global Biodiversity Patterns
Scripps scientist co-leads discovery on parasite diversity