Close up image of seaweed under water

Our Research

In the Chiel Lab, we study the mechanisms that underlie adaptive behavior. 

A photo of an Aplysia in the sea.

Our Projects

We conduct research with Aplysia californica to address fundamental questions about brain and behavior.

Chiel lab members collecting sea slugs at the beach

Join Us

Whether you're enrolled in a college program or a high school student, you can join the lab.