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.


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Associate Professor
Jennifer Taylor
Associate Professor
Paul Ponganis 2017
Amro Hamdoun
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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.