Mission

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Our Mission is to…

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Use marine organisms in basic biological research to apply where possible, the novel results of this research to problems of human health, natural resources and the environment

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Train future experimental biologists

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Contribute to public education and to the formulation of policy in basic research and marine science

The 70+ staff of the laboratory is comprised of faculty, associates, students and visiting scientists. They carry out research programs in a variety of scientific areas, including biomechanics/neuroethology, chemosensory and visual physiology, neural pattern generators, neurogenomics and comparative marine genomics, synaptogenesis and synaptic physiology, regenerative biology, coastal ecology and the evolution of development.