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

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A&S professor awarded $2 million for research that could help defeat antibiotic-resistant infections

Upcoming Events

Bob Schmitz, University of Georgia, "Systematic Discovery of Gene Regulatory Elements Using Chromatin Structure in Plant Genomes"
Rebstock Hall, Room 322 @ 4:00 pm
Scott Mangan, Washington University, "TBD"
Rebstock Hall, Room 322 @ 4:00 pm
Steven Hallam, University of British Columbia, "TBD"
Rebstock Hall, Room 322 @ 4:00 pm