Manabu Bessho

Postdoctoral Fellow

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

7700 Sandholdt Road

Moss Landing, CA 95039

Phone: (831) 775-1852


Manabu is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Steve Haddock’s lab.

Manabu earned his PhD in Bioagricultural Sciences from Nagoya University, Japan; where he also received his Masters and Bachelor degrees. Manabu’s research interests are in bioluminescence, evolutionary novelty, and evolutionary developmental biology. At MBARI, Manabu’s fellowship will focus on important questions in deep-sea bioluminescence.