Researchers enhance the photosynthetic yield of tobacco plants with genetic engineering.
Barbara Kunkel, professor of biology and recipient of the 2016 David Hadas Teaching Award, shares lessons from the classroom
Joe Jez, professor of biology, contributed an article to Scientific American’s Lost in Translation: Is Science Explained Fairly in the Media?
Sarah Elgin - the Viktor Hamburger Professor of Arts & Sciences and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor in biology
Awarded a four-year, $1.2 million grant
A $24 million grant from NSF over five years will fund the creation of the Center for Engineering Mechanobiology.
Elizabeth Haswell, associate professor of biology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, was named a Faculty Scholar by a trio of major philanthropies Sept. 22. In all, just 84 out of more than 1,400 applicants were successful.
A conversation with biologist Joseph Jez on what will make life less of a struggle for plants — and us
Awarded a three-year, $949,000 grant from the National Science Foundation
Botanists gather in St. Louis to review global strategy for saving plants.
Joseph Jez, professor of biology in Arts & Sciences, delivered a TED talk on the importance of plant biology as it relates to day-to-day science at the TedX Gateway Arch event May 17.
Amelia Nguyen (Pakrasi lab) was highlighted in an article in Nature Careers on her work with the non-profit consulting organization called BALSA.
Jenny Liu has been selected to receive the 2016 Harrison D. Stalker Award from the Department of Biology
This award is named in honor of the late Harrison D. Stalker, a renowned evolutionary biologist and a world-class photographer.
The annual award recognizes academic excellence and outstanding undergraduate achievement in research.
The Department of Biology in Arts & Sciences has selected Shyam Akula as the inaugural recipient of the Quatrano Prize,
The Quatrano Prize will be awarded annually for the most creative thesis project
Social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum uses symbiotic bacteria to detoxify poisons -- and as food
Erik Herzog discusses WashU’s neuroscience outreach efforts, including the St. Louis Neuroscience Pipeline
The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship is considered one of the most prestigious awards for undergraduates planning careers in the sciences, engineering or math.
Website allows St. Louis residents to spot toxic sites in flood plains
Eric Hamilton is a graduate student in plant biology at Washington University in St. Louis, researching how pollen survives its arduous journey to the female in the Haswell lab.
A NASA-led team of scientists has developed the first-ever method for detecting the presence of different types of underground forest fungi from space