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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Centers, Labs, and Programs

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

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

Biology News

May 4, 2021 Overfishing As Significant as Environmental Factors as Cause of Sardine Fishery Collapse

Overfishing As Significant as Environmental Factors as Cause of Sardine Fishery Collapse

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Apr 21, 2021 The Wave Beneath Their Wings

The Wave Beneath Their Wings

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