Upcoming Events

  • Tuesday, July 7th, 10:00am

    at 1003 Silver Bldg.

    Guest Seminar Series

    Dr. Elizabeth Chen, Johns Hopkins

  • Friday, July 17th, 10:00am

    at 401 Silver Bldg.

    Safety Training July
  • Monday, September 21st, 4:00pm

    at CGSB Auditorium, 12 Waverly Place

    Monday Seminar Series

    Dr. Ethan Bier, UC San Diego

  • Monday, September 28th, 4:00pm

    at CGSB Auditorium, 12 Waverly Place

    Monday Seminar Series

    Dr. Joseph Heitman, Duke University

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Spotlight on Education

Biology Undergrads Get Published

Two undergraduate researchers and an Intel competition-winning high school student join three Biology faculty on recent PNAS paper. Read More

Facilities & Resources

Aquarius Robot Spotlight

The Aquarius Robot facilitates high-throughput screening. Read More


  • Populations adapt to fluctuating selection using derived and ancestral allelic diversity

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  • Some cells initiate motility, counter-intuitively, by retracting the rear, rather than protruding the front, but details of this process remained obscure. Joint work of Mogilner and Theriot labs shows that this symmetry breaking process is based on coupling of two mechanical pathways - actin flow accumulating myosin at the rear generating further flow, and faster flow switching adhesions from gripping ...

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  • The Searle Scholars Program supports research of outstanding individuals who have recently begun their appointment at the assistant professor level. Each year 15 new individuals are named Searle Scholars and awarded flexible grants of $300,000 over three years. 

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  • In Nature Biotechnology, Satija et al. describe the Seurat algorithm to infer the spatial localization of single cells during Zebrafish embryogenesis based on RNA-seq data.

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  • Christiaen Lab published a review in Nature on development and evolution of the heart and head muscles.

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People Past and Present

Harry Adolph Charipper

"A specialist in endocrine histology, hematology, and tissue cytology who did extensive work in vertebrate anatomy, cytology techniques and sense ...

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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