Biology

Polar Ecology

Studying the relationship between plants and animals in a polar environment. (Photo by Maria Stenzel for Vernet Lab)

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Centers, Labs, and Programs

Research at the intersection of biological and microbial oceanography and functional genomics.

We use sequence-based approaches, flow cytometry, modeling, and other techniques to explore the structure and function of microbial communities.

Trace Metal Clean Lab and Instruments

Investigating everything from ocean physics to ice sheet and glacier dynamics to the ecology of the organisms that live at the poles.

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