Carnegie investigators are leaders in the fields of astronomy, Earth & planetary science, genetics & developmental biology, global ecology, matter at extreme states, and plant science. Carnegie's reserch is contucted by some 80 investigators; a constantly changine roster of students, postdoctoral fellows, and visiting investigators; with a dedicated support staff of instrument builders and technicians, business administrators, facilities staff, and more.
The work is conducted at six research departments:
The Department of Embryology, in Baltimore, MD, (Genetics & Developmental Biology); Allan Spradling, Director
The Geophysical Laboratory, in Washington, DC, (Earth & Planetary Science and Matter at Extreme States); George Cody, Acting Director
The Department of Global Ecology, in Stanford, CA, (Global Ecology); Chris Field, Director
The Observatories, in Pasadena, CA, (Astronomy); John Mulchaey, Acting Director
The Department of Plant Biology, in Stanford, CA, (Plant Science); Wolf Frommer, Director
The Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, in Washington, DC, (Astronomy & Earth and Planetary Science), Rick Carlson, Director