Deep-Sea Worm

Scripps-Led Team Discovers Four New Deep-Sea Worm Species

Scripps Scientists Appointed to Ocean Resources Enhancement Advisory Panel


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.


Andy Nosal

Around the Pier: Meet Andy Nosal, the Scripps Researcher with a Passion for Science Communication—and Sharks
The winner of a prestigious science communicator’s award, Nosal strives to dispel myths about sharks

Farooq Azam

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Awards UC San Diego Nearly $1 Million to Advance Knowledge of Ocean’s Microbiome
Three-year research grant supports laboratory of Distinguished Professor Farooq Azam at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Scientists research leopard seals in Antarctica.

Research Highlight: Peeking into the Underwater World of Leopard Seals
Scripps grad student uses Crittercam video to gain rare glimpse into the underwater foraging ecology of an Antarctic top predator