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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. Kerry Kornfeld’s May 2018 Publication

    Congratulations to Dr. Kerry Kornfeld's Lab on their recent publication! Cell cycle accumulation of the proliferating cell nuclear antigen PCN-1 transitions from continuous in…

  • Dr. Lila Solnica-Krezel’s May 2018 Publication

    Congratulations to Dr. Lila Solnica-Krezel's Lab on their recent publication! Atypical Cadherin Dachsous1b Interacts with Ttc28 and Aurora B to Control Microtubule Dynamics…

  • Dr. Aaron DiAntonio’s May Publication

    Congratulations to Dr. Aaron DiAntonio's Lab on their recent Publication! TRPV1 Agonist, Capsaicin, Induces Axon Outgrowth after Injury via Ca2+/PKA Signaling. Frey E,…

  • Dr. Shin Imai’s May 2018 Publication

    Congratulations to Dr. Shin Imai's Lab on their recent Publication! Hypothalamic Sirt1 protects terminal Schwann cells and neuromuscular junctions from age-related morphological changes. Snyder-Warwick…

  • Dr. Alison Snyder-Warwick’s May Publication

    Congratulations to Dr. Alison Snyder-Warwick's Lab on their recent publication! Hypothalamic Sirt1 protects terminal Schwann cells and neuromuscular junctions from age-related morphological changes. Snyder-Warwick…

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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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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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