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Washington University in St. Louis - School of Medicine
Department of Developmental Biology
  • Life histories of five individual C. elegans, from growth and development to senescence and aging.

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

  • Defective microtubule cytoskeleton in zebrafish dachsous1b mutant gastrulae compared to wild type

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

Research News

  • Dr. David Ornitz’s April 2017 Publication

    FGF21 Regulates Metabolism Through Adipose-Dependent and -Independent Mechanisms. BonDurant LD, Ameka M, Naber MC, Markan KR, Idiga SO, Acevedo MR, Walsh SA, Ornitz DM, Potthoff…

  • Dr. Alison Snyder-Warwick’s April 2017 Publication

    Nerve stepping stone has minimal impact in aiding regeneration across long acellular nerve allografts. Yan Y, Hunter DA, Schellhardt L, Ee X, Snyder-Warwick AK, Moore…

  • Dr. Doug Covey’s April 2017 Publication

    Photoaffinity labeling with cholesterol analogues precisely maps a cholesterol-binding site in voltage-dependent anion channel-1. Budelier MM, Cheng WW, Bergdoll L, Chen ZW, Janetka JW, Abramson…

  • Dr. Lila Solnica-Krezel’s February 2017 Publication

    Stat3/Cdc25a-dependent cell proliferation promotes embryonic axis extension during zebrafish gastrulation. Liu Y, Sepich DS, Solnica-Krezel L. PLoS Genet. 2017 Feb 21;13(2):e1006564.

  • Dr. Doug Covey’s February Publication

    Click Chemistry Reagent for Identification of Sites of Covalent Ligand Incorporation in Integral Membrane Proteins. Budelier MM, Cheng WW, Bergdoll L, Chen ZW, Abramson J,…

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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

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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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