Ben-Shahar Lab Research

Observing honey bee guarding behavior at Tyson Research Center for graduate research in the Ben-Shahar lab

Myers Lab Research

Myers Lab Research

We study the assembly, diversity and dynamics of ecological communities from local to global scales.

Haswell Lab Research

Mutant plants with osmotically stressed plastids develop a mass of undifferentiated cells at their apex

Dixit Lab Research

Studying the cell biology of plant cell morphogenesis

Bose Lab Research

Research from the Bose Lab

About the Department

Research in the Washington University Department of Biology addresses a wide range of biological questions, across and between the sub-disciplines of biology: from single molecules to systems, and from steady state equilibria to dynamic remodeling over milliseconds to millions of generations. Intellectually, the department draws its strength from an exceptionally interactive and collaborative faculty who possess a wide range of interests at all levels of biological organization and who utilize many different biological systems and model organisms. ...Read more

In the News

March 19, 2018
Queller/Strassmann Lab Receives Green Office Certification
March 15, 2018
Josh Blodgett, an assistant professor of biology, studies bacterial small molecule production.

Upcoming Events

Lars Dietrich, "Bacterial Models for Biological Shape and Pattern Formation
Rebstock 322 @ 4:00 pm
Dinesh Gupta (Bose Lab)
Life Sciences Building, Room 311 @ 12:15 pm
Maren Friesen, Washington State University, "Evolutionary Ecology of Plant-diazotroph Interactions: Theory and Practice"
Rebstock 322 @ 4:00 pm