Research at the intersection of biological and microbial oceanography and functional genomics.
Phytoplankton Biology and Algal Biofuels
Studying the physical and biological factors affecting the growth and development of phytoplankton with a focus on producing biofuels.
Centers, Labs, and Programs
Identifying innovative solutions that partner algae research with private industry for commercial success.
CalCOFI is a long-term, interdisciplinary, cross-sectoral ecosystem research program off the coast of California that holistically studies the physics, biogeochemistry, and biology of the marine environment to inform the sustainable management of marine resources in the context of climate change
Research interests are broadly concerned with the use of new technology for observing oceanic phenomena and the development of inverse techniques for their interpretation.
A marine biology laboratory that studies the role of bioluminescence in marine ecosystems.
Scripps Student Spotlight: Orion McCarthy
Marine biology PhD student studies how coral reefs in Maui are changin...
New Study: Protecting Large Ocean Areas Doesn’t Curb Fishing Catches
Five years after the creation of Mexico’s Revillagigedo National Park,...
Phenomenal Phytoplankton: Scientists Uncover Cellular Process Behind Oxygen Production
One out of 10 breaths contains oxygen generated by cellular mechanism ...