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
June 17, 2013
Graduate students Eric Hamilton (Plant Biology) and Melanie Bauer (Psychology) place third.
May 7, 2013
Joan Strassmann’s work focuses on cooperative alliances that have occurred at several important steps in the evolution of life that have proven evolutionarily and ecologically successful.
May 3, 2013
This year’s Spector Prize has been awarded to Arts & Sciences seniors Megan Kelly and Jennifer Stevens. The prize, awarded in memory of a 1938 WUSTL graduate, recognizes outstanding undergraduate achievement in research.