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
Seven graduate students in the department were Honorable Mentions in this year's NSF Graduate Research Fellowship competition
Danny Howard Kohl, a professor emeritus of biology in Arts & Sciences, died Saturday, March 12, 2016, in St. Louis. He was 87. A memorial service will be held April 9.
For Ron Nwumeh, scientific research is a passion
Area high school students get help in preparing for annual Brain Bee Feb. 13
Jonathan A. Myers, assistant professor of biology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, received a four-year, $758,000 grant from the National Science Foundation
Animals adapt to thermal environments by changing metabolic rate and ‘insulation,’ not body size as once thought
Silent battle between father’s, mother’s genes provides experimental test of theory that social insects favor kin that most closely resemble them genetically
Prof. Petra Levin receives a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program grant to study abroad in Amsterdam during the spring semester.
The biologist Joan Strassmann discusses the evolution of cooperation, how amoebas can teach us about competition, and why the definition of “organism” needs an overhaul
For the third annual Animal Behavior and Evolution Day, Joan Strassmann, PhD, and the undergraduates in her Behavioral Ecology course, once again, created the perfect atmosphere for learning.
Data from bird-banding stations show more species were hit than suspected, and half of those have yet to recover
Erik Herzog, professor of biology at Washington University in St. Louis, joins Here & Now‘s Robin Young to talk about the dramatic biological effects the change can also cause.