Developmental Biology of Marine Organisms

The study of the processes by which marine organisms grow and how factors such as temperature, nutrition, microbes, predators, and hormones influence development. (Green fluorescent amphioxus photo by Dimitri Deheyn)


Amro Hamdoun
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Centers, Labs, and Programs

Focused on understanding the interactions between light and living organisms.

Biology News

New Study: Protecting Large Ocean Areas Doesn’t Curb Fishing Catches

Five years after the creation of Mexico’s Revillagigedo National Park,...

Phenomenal Phytoplankton: Scientists Uncover Cellular Process Behind Oxygen Production

One out of 10 breaths contains oxygen generated by cellular mechanism ...

What Are Those Blue Blobs Washing Up On SoCal Beaches?

By-the-wind sailors have been spotted along the Southern California co...