Biology

Natural Products Chemistry

Natural products chemistry is the study of substances produced by living organisms. Research can help improve the understanding of biological processes or identify compounds that may lead to the development of new drugs.

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Research programs focus on marine biomedicine and marine drug discovery, with an emphasis on cancer and both infectious and inflammatory diseases.

Multidisciplinary marine biomedical research.

Focused on the biosynthesis and bioengineering of marine microbial natural products and in the discovery of new enzyme biocatalysts.

Biology News

Oct 26, 2020 New Study Finds That Parasites Can Drain Energy from Hosts Prior to Infection

New Study Finds That Parasites Can Drain Energy from Hosts Prior to Infection

Study led by Scripps scientists looks at the impact of brain-infecting...

Oct 21, 2020 Obituary Notice: Deep-Ocean Scientist Robert Hessler