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Kaplan Lab

Kaplan Lab

About named building

Kaplan Lab houses Scripps Institute of Oceanography's Experimental Aquarium, which includes research aquarium facilities, with seawater lines and rooms for controlled experiments, and also houses two wet-lab classrooms. The second floor is Kaplan Laboratory, named for longtime friends of the institution Charmaine and Maurice Kaplan. It encompasses laboratory facilities for the Center for Marine Biodiversity and biomedicine and is known for its work in microbiology and biomedicine.


Naming Type: Other
Building Location: Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Date Constructed: January 1, 1958
Predominant Use: Laboratory/Research
Floors or Levels: 2 Floors
Other Names:

8645 Discovery Way Aquarium - Experimental
Discovery Way, 8645 Experimental Aquarium


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