Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday, December 2nd, 6:00pm

    at 805 CGSB, 12 Waverly Pl.

    Evening Evolution Group

    Dr. Beth Dumont, North Carolina State University

  • Friday, December 4th, 9:00am

    at CGSB Auditorium, 12 Waverly Pl.

    2015 DG Symposium
  • Monday, December 7th, 4:00pm

    at CGSB Auditorium, 12 Waverly Place

    Monday Seminar Series

    Dr. Bing Ren, UCSD Medical

  • Wednesday, December 9th, 12:30pm

    at 1003 Silver Building

    Guest Seminar Series

    Dr. Hans Hofmann, The University of Texas at Austin

  • Friday, December 11th, 9:30am

    at Silver Center, Room 1003

    PhD Student Colloquium

    DiSi An & Zunping Luo

Complete list of events

Spotlight on Education

The 2015 PhD Graduate student awards winners are...

2015 PhD Graduate Awards were presented at the Annual Graduate Retreat on September 11, 2015. Read More

Facilities & Resources


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


  • Join Keynote speakers Elaine Fuchs (Rockefeller University) and Michael Levine (Princeton University) plus 8 noted scientists --- Register Now!

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  • Michael Purugganan has been awarded one of the prestigious Silver Professorships for the 2015-2016 Academic year. Dr. Purugganan was recognized for this endowed professorship based not only on his contributions to the field of evolutionary biology, but also because of his outstanding focus on pedagogy and mentorship at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. A formal induction ceremony ...

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  • Migratory neuronal progenitors arise from the neural plate borders in tunicates.

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  • NYU researchers team up with researchers from AfricaRice to interview subsistence farmers still growing a native rice that is rarely sold and is rapidly being replaced by Asian rice. Their goal was to understand how...

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  • Search-and-capture model of mitotic spindle assembly suggests that large kinetochores accelerate the spindle assembly but increase number of errors, so how can the spindle assemble both fast and accurately is unclear. Joint work of Mogilner and Khodjakov labs shows that kinetochores' shape and size change in prometaphase, which, together with delicate geometry of lateral microtubule-kinetochore captures, both accelerates the assembly ...

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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

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