Washington University in St. Louis - School of Medicine
Department of Developmental Biology
  • A Drosophila larva stained for nerves, muscles, and synapses

  • Neurons generated by converting the cell fate of human skin fibroblasts.

  • GFAP expressing astrocytes differentiated from neural stem cells

Research News

  • Dr. Solnica-Krezel’s New Publication

    Dachsous1b cadherin regulates actin and microtubule cytoskeleton during early zebrafish embryogenesis. Li-Villarreal N, Forbes MM, Loza AJ, Chen J, Ma T, Helde K, Moens…

  • Dr. Jeanne Nerbonne’s New Publication

    IA Channels Encoded by Kv1.4 and Kv4.2 Regulate Circadian Period of PER2 Expression in the Suprachiasmatic Nucleus. Granados-Fuentes D, Hermanstyne TO, Carrasquillo Y, Nerbonne JM,…

  • Dr. David Ornitz’s New Publication

    Fibroblast growth factor signaling in skeletal development and disease. Ornitz DM, Marie PJ. Genes Dev. 2015 Jul 15;29(14):1463-86.

  • Dr. Snyder-Warwick’s New Publication

    Side-To-Side Nerve Bridges Support Donor Axon Regeneration Into Chronically Denervated Nerves and Are Associated With Characteristic Changes in Schwann Cell Phenotype.Hendry JM, Alvarez-Veronesi MC,…

  • Dr. Snyder-Warwick’s New Publication

    Maxillomandibular Fixation by Plastic Surgeons: Cost Analysis and Utilization of Resources. Farber SJ, Snyder-Warwick AK, Skolnick GB, Woo AS, Patel KB. Ann Plast Surg. 2015 Jul 23.

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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

Upcoming Events

Sep 18

Derrick J. Rossi, PhD

Department of Developmental Biology Seminar Series

Harvard University Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology …

Sep 23

Jeffrey Hubbell, Ph.D.

Department of Developmental Biology Seminar Series

Barry L. MacLean Professor of Molecular Engineering Innovation and…

Sep 30

Farshid Guilak, Ph.D.

Department of Developmental Biology Seminar Series

Laszlo Ormandy Professor Vice-Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery Director of…

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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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