Centre for Marine Biology and Biodiversity

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The CMBB is an interdisciplinary research centre focusing on the challenges of understanding marine biodiversity, unlocking the biotechnological potential of marine organisms and understanding how marine life can cope with environmental change.

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reef Earth & Environmental Sciences
coral Earth & Environmental Sciences
cold water Earth & Environmental Sciences
Nanostructures Medicine & Life Sciences
habitat Earth & Environmental Sciences
Oceans and Seas Medicine & Life Sciences
deep sea Earth & Environmental Sciences
ecosystem Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 1988 2019

foraging behavior
invasive species

Chemical Dispersant Enhances Microbial Exopolymer (EPS) Production and Formation of Marine Oil/Dispersant Snow in Surface Waters of the Subarctic Northeast Atlantic

Duran Suja, L., Chen, X., Summers, S., Paterson, D. M. & Gutierrez, T., 20 Mar 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, 553.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
surface water

Conservation and restoration of a keystone species: Understanding the settlement preferences of the European oyster (Ostrea edulis)

Rodriguez Perez, A., James, M., Donnan, D. W., Henry, T. B., Møller, L. & Sanderson, W., Jan 2019, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 138, p. 312-321 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ostrea edulis
keystone species


Charles Lyell Award for Environmental Sciences

Heidi Burdett (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

Alastair Robert Lyndon (Recipient), 2009

Prize: Election to learned society

Graduate Teaching Award

Alastair Robert Lyndon (Recipient), 18 Jun 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2008 2019

BioFREE: Biofouling settlement system.

Joanne Porter (Speaker)
5 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Investigation of Anti-cancer natural products from Extreme Marine Environments

Joanne Porter (Examiner)
4 Apr 2019

Activity: ExaminationExternal Examiner

Scapa 100: Living Wrecks

Joanne Porter (Participant)
6 Apr 20192 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in Festival or Exhibition

Press / Media

Deep Ocean Live

Mark G. J. Hartl


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Écosse: la renaissance des huîtres disparues

William Sanderson


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research