Grice Marine Lab

GML is open for research and teaching. Visits by prospective students can be arranged by appointment (843) 953-9200. Everyone entering the building must adhere to guidelines established by the CDC and SC-DHEC, including the wearing of a cloth mask and 6’ social distancing. Health and wellness regarding COVID-19 will be confirmed via phone prior to entering the building. Virtual tours are available on our Public Engagement Page.


The Grice Marine Laboratory is the marine lab of the College of Charleston and houses academic programs in Marine Biology. The lab supports teaching and research in evolutionary biology, marine biogeography, cellular and molecular biology, benthic ecology, immunology, microbial ecology, phytoplankton ecology, environmental physiology, fish systematics, and invertebrate zoology and other marine sciences. The laboratory is located at Fort Johnson on James Island, South Carolina.

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#GradStudentLife – A GPMB Student Profile
Posted on 25 November 2020 | 10:31 am
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Posted on 19 November 2020 | 10:29 am
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