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.


Bioluminescent flash

Research Highlight: The Force behind Nature’s Light
Study uses algal cells to ‘shed light’ on sensing mechanical forces

Sockeye Salmon

New Technique Improves Forecasts for Canada’s Prized Salmon Fishery
Method based on field data performs better than traditional management forecast tools

Ruby Seadragon

New Species, the ‘Ruby Seadragon,’ Discovered by Scripps Researchers
Mysterious red fish emerges from museum collections