Developmental Biology of Marine Organisms

The study of the processes by which marine organisms grow and how factors such as temperature, nutrition, microbes, predators, and hormones influence development. (Green fluorescent amphioxus photo by Dimitri Deheyn)


Amro Hamdoun
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Centers, Labs, and Programs

Focused on understanding the interactions between light and living organisms.

Biology News

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