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. Doug Covey November Publication

    Fatty acid synthesis configures the plasma membrane for inflammation in diabetes. Wei X, Song H, Yin L, Rizzo MG, Sidhu R, Covey DF, Ory DS,…

  • Dr. Lila Solnica-Krezel November Publication

    The Colonic Crypt Protects Stem Cells from Microbiota-Derived Metabolites. Kaiko GE, Ryu SH, Koues OI, Collins PL, Solnica-Krezel L, Pearce EJ, Pearce EL, Oltz EM,…

  • Dr. Jeanne Nerbonne November Publication

    Potassium currents in the heart: Functional roles in repolarization, arrhythmia and therapeutics. Chiamvimonvat N, Chen-Izu Y, Clancy CE, Deschenes I, Dobrev D, Heijman J, Izu…

  • Dr. Kelly Monk November Publication

    G Protein-Coupled Receptors in Myelinating Glia. Mogha A, D'Rozario M, Monk KR. Trends Pharmacol Sci. 2016 Nov;37(11):977-987.

  • Dr. Aaron DiAntonio October Publication

    Prevention of vincristine-induced peripheral neuropathy by genetic deletion of SARM1 in mice. Geisler S, Doan RA, Strickland A, Huang X, Milbrandt J, DiAntonio A. Brain. 2016…

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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

Dec 5

Daniel Promislow, PhD

Department of Developmental Biology Seminar Series

Professor, Department of Pathology Professor, Department of Biology University…

Dec 7

Philip Ruzycki (Shiming Chen Lab)/ Vivian Lee (Mecham Lab)

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

12:00 pm, Needleman Library

Dec 12

Richard Carthew Ph.D.

Department of Developmental Biology Seminar Series

Owen L. Coon Professor Molecular Biosciences Northwestern University 12:00 pm,…

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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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