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
December 5, 2013
A long-term forest dynamics plot at Washington University in St. Louis' Tyson Research Center joins the Smithsonian Institution’s Forest Global Earth Observatories, the largest, systematically studied network of forest-ecology plots in the world.
November 27, 2013
Jonathan Myers and Marko Spasojevic (Tyson Postdoctoral Fellow) received a grant from the Smithsonian Institution's CTFS-ForestGEO Grants Program to study biodiversity across North-American forests.
November 7, 2013
A chemical affecting cells in the biological clock could help people adjust more quickly to abrupt shifts in daily light/dark schedules, U.S. scientists say