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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. Lila Solnica-Krezel’s April 2018 Publication

    Congratulations to Dr. Lila Solnica-Krezel's Lab on their recent publication! Gon4l regulates notochord boundary formation and cell polarity underlying axis extension by repressing…

  • Dr. Doug Covey’s April 2018 Publication

    Congratulations to Dr. Doug Covey's Lab on their recent publication! A neurosteroid analogue with T-type calcium channel blocking properties is an effective hypnotic, but…

  • Dr. Andrew Yoo’s March 2018 Publication

    Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Yoo's Lab on their recent publication! Striatal neurons directly converted from Huntington's disease patient fibroblasts recapitulate age-associated disease phenotypes.…

  • Dr. Greg Grant’s March 2018 Publication

    Congratulations to Dr. Greg Grant's Lab on their recent publication! Elucidation of a Self-Sustaining Cycle in Escherichia coli l-Serine Biosynthesis That Results in the…

  • Dr. Stacey Rentschler’s March 2018 Publication

    Congratulations to Dr. Stacey Rentschler's Lab on their recent publication! Multi-Scale Assessments of Cardiac Electrophysiology Reveal Regional Heterogeneity in Health and Disease. Lipovsky CE,…

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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

Jun 12

Paul Tesar, PhD

Special Seminars

The Departments of Developmental Biology and Neuroscience Present Paul…

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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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