Biology

Physiology of Marine Organisms

Biochemical and physiological mechanisms of adaptation of organisms to the marine environment. Special emphasis is on biological responses to temperature, salinity, carbon dioxide, pH and bicarbonate levels.

Academics

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Assistant Professor
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Emeritus
Paul Ponganis
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Centers, Labs, and Programs

Supports scientific research by providing specimens for study on the taxonomy, evolution, and ecology of benthic invertebrates.

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

Studying color and biological light in nature through their various forms and functions.

A marine biology laboratory that studies the role of bioluminescence in marine ecosystems.

Focused on understanding the interactions between light and living organisms.

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

Study offers a new way to predict sardine population shifts and a coun...

Apr 21, 2021 The Wave Beneath Their Wings

The Wave Beneath Their Wings

The intricate dance between waves, wind, and gliding pelicans is worke...