Upcoming Events

  • Monday, September 22nd, 4:00pm

    at CGSB Auditorium, 12 Waverly Place

    Monday Seminar Series

    Dr. Lee Alan Dugatkin, Louisville University

  • Monday, September 29th, 4:00pm

    at CGSB Auditorium, 12 Waverly Place

    Monday Seminar Series

    Dr. Doris Bachtrog, UC Berkeley

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Spotlight on Education

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We have 13 new PhD students from all over the world. Read More

Facilities & Resources


Fluorescence-activated cell sorting is a type of flow cytometry. Read More


  • PhD Student Julia Maritz from the Carlton lab published a review as a front cover article in the July issue of Trends in Parasitology.

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  • The Coruzzi lab has identified a new “hit-and-run” transcription mechanism. The findings were published in a recent issue of PNAS.

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  • In a recent Genetics paper, Sarah Albritton (Ercan lab) shows that the nematode X chromosomes have higher female-biased and lower male-biased expression.

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  • Lionel Christiaen was awarded with Young Investigator Award.

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  • Using an unusual experimental model, Miriam Rosenberg proposed that the wasp Nasonia exhibits a dual mode of segmentation: long germ like Drosophila at the anterior of the embryo, and short germ, with a segmentation clock at its posterior, as in most basal insects. This allowed her to suggest an evolutionary path for early embryonic development.

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People Past and Present

Fei Li

Assistant Professor

"Using epigenetics to show that we are more than the sum of our genes”

Meet Dr. Li

Video Spotlight

Kris Gunsalus talks about her latest Cell paper on gene networks in a complex tissue

High-content screening for gene profiling has generally been limited to single cells. Here, we explore an alternative approach—profiling gene function by analyzing effects of gene knockdowns on the architecture of a complex tissue in a multicellular organism. Read More