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Sea Urchin Research Lab

Sea Urchin Research Lab

Mississippi State biological sciences assistant professor Ryan Range, center, works in his lab in Harned Hall with biological sciences doctoral student Marina Martinez, right, and Professor Pengfei Xu from Virginia State University. As part of his research, Range uses sea urchin embryos as a model system to understand the evolution and development of the fundamental molecular mechanisms that create adult organisms.

Photo by: Sarah Dutton

June 1, 2016