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
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