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Washington University in St. Louis - School of Medicine
Department of Developmental Biology
  • Life histories of five individual C. elegans, from growth and development to senescence and aging.

  • Zebrafish embryo at 2 days of development that is transgenic for sox2-2a-sfGFP knock-in generated by homologous recombination

  • Defective microtubule cytoskeleton in zebrafish dachsous1b mutant gastrulae compared to wild type

  • Scanning electron micrograph of the zebrafish head showing the eye and exposed otoliths in the inner ear.

Research News

  • Dr. Kelly Monk December Publication

    Adhesion GPCRs as Novel Actors in Neural and Glial Cell Functions: From Synaptogenesis to Myelination. Sigoillot SM, Monk KR, Piao X, Selimi F, Harty BL.…

  • Dr. Shin Imai December Publication

    Long-Term Administration of Nicotinamide Mononucleotide Mitigates Age-Associated Physiological Decline in Mice. Mills KF, Yoshida S, Stein LR, Grozio A, Kubota S, Sasaki Y, Redpath P,…

  • Dr. David Ornitz December Publication

    Elevated Fibroblast Growth Factor Signaling Is Critical for the Pathogenesis of the Dwarfism in Evc2/Limbin Mutant Mice. Zhang H, Kamiya N, Tsuji T, Takeda…

  • Dr. Douglas Covey November Publication

    A novel mechanism of non-feminizing estrogens in neuroprotection. Engler-Chiurazzi EB, Covey DF, Simpkins JW. Exp Gerontol. 2016 Nov 3. pii: S0531-5565(16)30465-X.

  • Dr. Kelly Monk December Publication

    Gpr126/Adgrg6 Has Schwann Cell Autonomous and Nonautonomous Functions in Peripheral Nerve Injury and Repair. Mogha A, Harty BL, Carlin D, Joseph J, Sanchez NE,…

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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

Jan 19

Corinne Houart, PhD

Special Seminars

Professor of Neurobiology at King’s College London 11:00…

Jan 23

Junsu Kang, PhD

Department of Developmental Biology Seminar Series

Duke University Lab of Dr. Kenneth Poss 12:00 pm, Needleman…

Jan 25

Carissa Dege (Sturgeon Lab)/ Priscilla Hwang (George Lab)

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

12:00 pm, Needleman Library

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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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