An image of a Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans), an experimental  model animal studied in the Phillips Lab. C. elegans is a free-living,  non-parasitic soil roundworm with a large number of genes very  similar to other organisms, including humans. Photo provided by Maria Gallegos.

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