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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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

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