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Washington University in St. Louis - School of Medicine
Department of Developmental Biology
  • Human cortical interneurons, derived from pluripotent stem cells, are used to study neurodevelopmental disorders.

  • Scanning electron micrograph of the zebrafish head showing the eye and exposed otoliths in the inner ear.

  • Zebrafish embryo at 2 days of development that is transgenic for sox2-2a-sfGFP knock-in generated by homologous recombination

Research News

  • Dr. Alison Snyder-Warwick’s July 2018 Publication

    Congratulations to Dr. Alison Snyder-Warwick's Lab on their recent publication! Increasing nerve autograft length increases senescence and reduces regeneration. Hoben GM, Ee X, Schellhardt…

  • Dr. Andrew Yoo’s July 2018 Publications

    MicroRNAs Overcome Cell Fate Barrier by Reducing EZH2-Controlled REST Stability during Neuronal Conversion of Human Adult Fibroblasts. Lee SW, Oh YM, Lu YL, Kim…

  • Dr. Greg Grant June 2018 Publication

    The many faces of partial inhibition: Revealing imposters with graphical analysis. Grant GA. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2018 Jun 22;653:10-23. doi: 10.1016/j.abb.2018.06.009.

  • Dr. David Ornitz June 2018 Publication

    Fibroblast growth factor 2 decreases bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis and inhibits fibroblast collagen production and myofibroblast differentiation. Koo HY, El-Baz LM, House S, Cilvik SN, Dorry SJ,…

  • Dr. Kerry Kornfeld’s May & June 2018 Publications

    Cell cycle accumulation of the proliferating cell nuclear antigen PCN-1 transitions from continuous in the adult germline to intermittent in the early embryo of C.…

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Symposia and Conferences

Contact Us

Department of Developmental Biology
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
660 S. Euclid Avenue
Campus Box 8103
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone:  314-362-7054
Fax: 314-362-7051

Upcoming Events

Oct 22

Stuart Orkin, M.D.

Department of Developmental Biology Seminar Series

Department of Pediatric Oncology, DFCI Boston Children's Hospital…

Oct 24

Emily Lewis (Kroll Lab)/ Wenjun Kong (Morris Lab)

RAD Research Forum Series

12:00 pm, Needleman Library

Oct 29

Kathrin Plath, Ph.D.

Department of Developmental Biology Seminar Series

Professor Biological Chemistry UCLA 12:00 pm, Needleman Library

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Our Faculty

Welcome to the Department of Developmental Biology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis! The Developmental Biology Faculty employ a variety of model organisms and cell-based systems to answer key outstanding questions about…

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