July 8, 2015

Sensory Physiology, Behavior & Neuroscience

This is a SEM image of a cuttlefish iridophore. The platelets in these cells form structural reflectors, allowing the skin to be iridescent. Photo by George Bell



Examine the physiology of vision, hearing, balance and camouflage. Use the unique characteristics of marine organisms and the facilities, microscopy and imaging at the MBL.

Work with scientists in these laboratories at the MBL:

Program in Sensory Physiology and Behavior





Octopus Macrotritopus defilippi near West Palm Beach, Florida with spiky, rugose skin created by its changeable dermal papillae. Photo by Brown-MBL alumna, Justine J. Allen




Learn about additional research opportunities, and apply through these programs at Brown:

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Department of Neuroscience