Washington University in St. Louis - School of Medicine
Department of Developmental Biology
  • A Drosophila larva stained for nerves, muscles, and synapses

  • Neurons generated by converting the cell fate of human skin fibroblasts.

  • GFAP expressing astrocytes differentiated from neural stem cells

Research News

  • Dr. Craig Micchelli’s New Publication

    The Drosophila Pro-Secretory Transcription Factor dimmed Is Dynamically Regulated in Adult Enteroendocrine Cells and Protects Against Gram-Negative Infection. Beebe K, Park D, Taghert PH, Micchelli…

  • Dr. Doug Covey’s New Publication

    Correction to Synthesis of a Smoothened Cholesterol: 18,19-Di-nor-cholesterol. Mydock-McGrane L, Rath NP, Covey DF. J Org Chem. 2015 Jun 5;80(11):6000.

  • Dr. Stacey Rentschler’s New Publication

    Reprogramming the conduction system: Onward toward a biological pacemaker. Meyers JD, Jay PY, Rentschler S. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2015 Apr 1.

  • Dr. Kelly Monk’s New Publication

    Gpr126/Adgrg6 deletion in cartilage models idiopathic scoliosis and pectus excavatum in mice. Karner CM, Long F, Solnica-Krezel L, Monk KR, Gray RS. Hum Mol…

  • Dr. Kelly Monk’s New Publication

    Adhesion GPCRs: From In Vitro Pharmacology to In Vivo Mechanisms. Monk KR, Hamann J, Langenhan T, Nijmeijer S, Schoneberg T, Liebscher I. Mol Pharmacol. 2015 May 8.

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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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