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Spotlight on Education

Biology Open House Fall 2013

Come to the Biology UG Open House to learn about study away opportunities, the new Ecology track, the new GPH/Science major, changes to Bio curriculum, new lab courses, and informal advising. Read More

Facilities & Resources

CGSB Lobby

The Biology Department's Center for Genomics and Systems Biology expanded into its brand new building in the Spring of 2011. Read More

News

  • The Blau Lab published a paper in the September issue of PLOS Biology in which they described how clocks in individual neurons synchronize with each other for a coherent internal timer.

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  • In collaboration with colleagues at the Stazione Zoological Anton Dohrn in Naples, Italy, a paper was published in Nature Communications, where they dissected the transcriptional dynamics underlying pigment cell specification.

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  • Alberto Stolfi from the Christiaen lab published a paper in eLife, in collaboration with Elijah Lowe, Billie J Swalla and C Titus Brown. This shows that divergent mechanisms control conserved gene expression and developmental patterns between distant ascidian species.

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  • Alberto Stolfi and Lionel Christiaen contribute to defining the guidelines for the nomenclature of genetic elements in tunicates

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  • Claire Bertet and colleagues in the Desplan lab describe in a recent issue of Cell how temporal patterning of neuronal stem cells controls the death of neurons in the Drosophila optic lobes.

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People Past and Present

Esteban O. Mazzoni

Assistant Professor

"Developing embryonic stem cell differentiation protocols to treat neurodegenerative diseases."

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Video Spotlight

CGSB Scientist R. Bonneau and IBM Mark Computational Milestone

IBM announced a major computational milestone – surpassing 500,000 CPU years of computer time used by CGSB scientist Richard Bonneau and his Proteome Folding Project. Read More