Washington University in St. Louis - School of Medicine
Department of Developmental Biology
  • Scanning electron micrograph of the zebrafish head showing the eye and exposed otoliths in the inner ear.

Research News

  • Dr. Kelly Monk September Publication

    Adhesion G protein-coupled receptors in nervous system development and disease. Langenhan T, Piao X, Monk KR. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2016 Sep;17(9):550-61.

  • Dr. Samantha Morris August Publication

    Direct lineage reprogramming via pioneer factors; a detour through developmental gene regulatory networks. Morris SA. Development. 2016 Aug 1;143(15):2696-705.

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

    Axonal Growth Arrests After an Increased Accumulation of Schwann Cells Expressing Senescence Markers and Stromal Cells in Acellular Nerve Allografts. Poppler LH, Ee X, Schellhardt…

  • Dr. Doug Covey’s New July Publication

    Structural basis of Smoothened regulation by its extracellular domains. Byrne EF, Sircar R, Miller PS, Hedger G, Luchetti G, Nachtergaele S, Tully MD, Mydock-McGrane L,…

  • Dr. Aaron DiAntonio’s June Publication

    An evolutionarily conserved mechanism for cAMP elicited axonal regeneration involves direct activation of the dual leucine zipper kinase DLK. Hao Y, Frey E, Yoon C,…

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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

Oct 24

Philippe M Soriano, PhD

Department of Developmental Biology Seminar Series

PROFESSOR | Developmental and Regenerative Biology PROFESSOR | Oncological Sciences Icahn…

Oct 25

Ms. Christine Huh Thesis Examination

Thesis Examinations

Program in Molecular Cell Biology Laboratory of Dr. Andrew…

Oct 26


Development and Regenerative Biology / Cell-Cell Interactions in Cancer Research Forum (Wednesday)


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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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