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.

MBRD News

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

Bioluminescent flash

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