Dr. Tony Tsai will be joining the Department on January 1st

Dr. Tony Tsai will be joining the Department on January 1st, 2021! “Trained as a systems developmental biologist, I am fascinated by the striking robustness of embryo development. Despite environmental fluctuations and the stochastic nature of instructive signals, cells generate tissue-scale patterns and structures in a precise and reproducible fashion. My lab aims to understand […]

CRM received a $1.16mil grant from NIBIB for Training

Congratulations to The Center of Regenerative Medicine! Drs. Farsh Guilak and Angela Bowman, on behalf of the Center of Regenerative Medicine, have received a $1.16mil grant from NIBIB for Training in Regenerative Medicine that will provide support for 3 postdocs/year for two years.

Dr. Imai has been selected as 2020 International Okamoto Awardee

Congratulations to Dr. Shin Imai! Shin-ichiro Imai, M.D., Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Developmental Biology, has been selected as 2020 International Okamoto Awardee by the Japan Research Foundation for Healthy Aging!

Dr. Helen McNeill has received a grant award from the NIH/NIGMS

Congratulations to Dr. Helen McNeill! Dr. Helen McNeill, Ph.D., Professor of Developmental Biology, has received a four-year $ 2,276,995 grant award from the NIH/NIGMS starting 8/1/2020 for her project entitled “Dissecting Fat cadherin function in vivo”

Kyohei Tokizane has received a Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

Congratulation to Kyohei Tokizane from Dr. Shin Imai’s Lab! Kyohei Tokizane, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Scholar, has received a one-year $60,000 Postdoctoral Fellowship Award from the Glenn Foundation starting August 1, 2020 for his project entitled “ Investigating the role of dorsomedial hypothalamus in mammalian aging”.

Dr. David Ornitz has received a grant award from the NIH/NHLBI

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Congratulations to Dr. David Ornitz! Dr. David Ornitz, M.D.,Ph.D., Professor of Developmental Biology, has received a four-year $2,495,709 grant award from the NIH/NHLBI starting 7/15/20 for his project entitled “FGF18 regulation of postnatal lung development”.

Lauren Walker has received the Hilde Mangold Postdoctoral Award

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Lauren Walker, former graduate student of Dr. Aaron DiAntonio, has received the 2020 Hilde Mangold Postdoctoral Symposium Award for her talk at the 79th Society for Developmental Biology Meeting. Lauren is currently a postdoctoral fellow in Michael Granato’s lab.

Dr. Doug Covey will receive the Chancellor’s Award

Douglas F. Covey, the Andrew C. and Barbara B. Taylor Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry at the School of Medicine, will receive the Chancellor’s Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Congratulations to Dr. Doug Covey! To read  more, click here

Geoffrey Goodhill, Ph.D., will be joining department

We are delighted to announce that Geoffrey Goodhill, Ph.D., will be joining Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis on January 1, 2021, to be dually appointed as Professor in the departments of Developmental Biology and Neuroscience. In his interdisciplinary research Dr. Goodhill combines mathematical and experimental approaches to investigate the computational principles underlying […]