Home The Miller Lab is part of the Ecology Program Area group within San Diego State University’s Biology Department. Find out more about the lab group and our research in the menu items above. Field site in Sitka, Alaska at 3:30PM in January. Snails grazing on algae settlement tiles Tide pool heater controller boards. Wired mussels deployed in the intertidal zone. Custom shell gaping sensor data logger. Pisaster ochraceus seastars in Bodega Bay, CA. Limpets on an experimental plate. Installing tide pool heater electronics. Three temperature variation treatments.