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
July 20, 2015
Can scientists hack photosynthesis to feed the world as population soars?
July 14, 2015
In an effort to increase diversity in the neurosciences, Washington University in St. Louis has received a federal grant to participate in a national pipeline program with that mission.
June 8, 2015
Scientists have long understood how photosynthesis works – but only up to a point. The very fine details are hard to discern.