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Jake Miller (center), a Black Hills State University senior from Pierre who is majoring in biology and chemistry, is congratulated by Dr. Gary Johnson (left), BOR system vice president of research, and Dr. Tad Perry (right), Regents’ executive director, on his research involving Eukaryotic Microbial Diversity of the Sanford Lab at Homestake. Miller has worked in the Center for Conservation of Biological Resources (CCBR) lab as a Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (BRIN) fellow and workstudy student since his sophomore year at the University.