She was the first PhD student of Alan Templeton, the professorship’s previous holder
Fungi that feed on vegetation can keep any one species from dominating.
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.
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.
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
Years in the field have given Alan Templeton a deep appreciation for all things natural, including the ephemeral frost flowers that bloom on the night of the first hard freeze.
Carefully placed and timed cuts give cell skeletons the best pattern for a particular function
Lots of teachers tell students to stay away from Wikipedia. At Washington University, Joan Strassmann has her students write articles for it.
Washington University in St. Louis is launching a Climate Change Initiative (WUCCI) aimed at expanding scientific research, education and public understanding of global climate change.
A discussion about the biological clock and the science behind sleep cycles with Washington University professors Paul Gray and Erik Herzog and Rodney Hall, a fireman and paramedic from the Edwardsville Fire Department.
A $12 million program wants to revolutionize current farming methods by giving crops the ability to thrive without using costly, polluting artificial fertilizers.
Received the Junior Scientist Award from the Keith Porter Endowment for Cell Biology. He was surprised with the award at a recent Gordon Conference.
A team of scientists has won more than $2 million to figure out what makes these sleek creatures so adaptable to different habitats
Graduate students Eric Hamilton (Plant Biology) and Melanie Bauer (Psychology) place third.
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.
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.
Andrew Katims has been selected to receive the 2013 Harrison D. Stalker Award, given each year by the Department of Biology in Arts & Sciences.
Marilyn Krukowski, PhD, professor emerita of biology, died Sunday, April 7, 2013, in St. Louis from complications of multiple sclerosis. She was 80.
Erin Gerrity, has been named as a winner in Washington University’s Arts & Sciences 2013 Webby competition.