Upcoming Events

  • Monday, November 24th, 4:00pm

    at CGSB Auditorium, 12 Waverly Place

    Monday Seminar Series

    Dr. C. Titus Brown, Michigan State University

  • Tuesday, November 25th, 2:00pm

    at 12 Waverly Pl., 805 CGSB

    Guest Seminar Series

    Dr. Sila Konur Ultanir, NIMR, London

  • Monday, December 1st, 4:00pm

    at CGSB Auditorium, 12 Waverly Place

    Monday Seminar Series

    Dr. Blanche Capel, Duke University School of Medicine

  • Wednesday, December 3rd, 6:00pm

    at CGSB 8th Floor, 12 Waverly Pl.

    Evening Evolution Group

    Dr. Sam Diaz-Munoz, NYU Biology

  • Friday, December 5th, 9:00am

    at CGSB Auditorium, 12 Waverly Pl.

    Developmental Genetics Symposium

Complete list of events

Spotlight on Education

2013/14 UG Award Winners

Congratulations to winners of Biology Undergraduate awards! Read More

Facilities & Resources

Greenhouse

The newly built Greenhouse allows our faculty to study plant biodiversity, biofuels and climate change. Read More

News

  • Joseph Swift, a PhD student in the Coruzzi lab, recently published an essay in the Careers Section of Science.

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  • Jane Carlton’s Grand Challenge project was recently covered by the New York Times Science section in an article, “What Our Sewage Can Teach Us”.

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  • Foo, Sun et al. find that in the Drosophila embryo, the Zygotic Genome Activator Zelda increases chromatin accessibility, facilitates DNA binding of the dorsoventral morphogen, Dorsal, and promotes earlier and more robust expression of Dorsal targets such as sog. Similar mechanisms may be key to widespread transcriptional induction during genome activation.

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  • 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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People Past and Present

Michael Rampino
Michael R. Rampino

Professor

"Asking, did comets kill the dinosaurs? New results on mass extinctions and catastrophes."

Meet Dr. Rampino

Video Spotlight

A video tour of the new Irene Rose Sohn Zegar Memorial Greenhouse

NYU President John Sexton officially dedicated the new Irene Rose Sohn Zegar Memorial Greenhouse at the NYU Center for Genomics and Systems Biology on Wed. October 17th, 2012. Read More