The Department of Developmental Biology express appreciation and support for our healthcare colleagues

Over the last nearly two years, the Covid-19 Pandemic challenged us individually, our families and the Washington University community.  During this time, many Washington University School of Medicine Faculty, Students, Fellows, and Staff have been sharing their expertise, risking their health and life and working tremendously hard to protect the entire Washington University community, St. […]

Dr. Theunissen’s New Publication

Congratulations to Dr. Theunissen’s Lab on their recent publication. OCT4 cooperates with distinct ATP-dependent chromatin remodelers in naïve and primed pluripotent states in human. Huang X, Park KM, Gontarz P, Zhang B, Pan J, McKenzie Z, Fischer LA, Dong C, Dietmann S, Xing X, Shliaha PV, Yang J, Li D, Ding J, Lungjangwa T, Mitalipova […]

Geoffrey Goodhill has received a two-year grant award from the National Institutes of Health

Congratulations to Dr. Geoffrey Goodhill! Geoffrey J Goodhill, Ph.D., Professor of Developmental Biology, has received a two-year, $674,000 grant award from the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, starting September 1, 2021 for his project entitled “ Revealing neural circuits underlying zebrafish behavior using mesoscopic light field microscopy

Aaron DiAntonio has received a Javits award through the NIH

Dr. Aaron DiAntonio headshot

Congratulations to Dr. Aaron DiAntonio!

Aaron DiAntonio, M.D., Ph.D., Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Developmental Biology has received a four-year $2,393,212 Javits award through the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke beginning August 1, 2020, for his project entitled “Regulation of axonal degeneration by the DLK kinase”.

Tracey Hermanstyne has received the Viktor Hamburger Award

Congratulations to Tracey Hermanstyne, Instructor in Dr. Jeanne Nerbonne’s Lab! Tracey received the Viktor Hamburger Award for Best Instructor Oral Presentation for her talk entitled “The physiological role of Kv12 Channels in regulating SCN neuronal excitability and behavior”.