Upcoming Events

  • Friday, October 31st, 9:30am

    at Silver 1003

    PhD Student Colloquium

    Christoph Hafemeister & Nicole Kaplan

  • Friday, October 31st, 12:00pm

    at 1003 Silver Bldg.

    Guest Seminar Series

    Gary Bernard & Keith Short

  • Monday, November 3rd, 4:00pm

    at CGSB Auditorium, 12 Waverly Place

    Monday Seminar Series

    Dr. Leor Weinberger, UCSF

  • Wednesday, November 5th, 6:00pm

    at CGSB 8th Floor, 12 Waverly Pl.

    Evening Evolution Group

    Dr. Tuuli Lappalainen, NY Genome Ctr. & Columbia University

  • Friday, November 7th, 9:30am

    at Silver 1003

    PhD Student Colloquium

    Max Bernstein & Shuang Li

  • Monday, November 10th, 4:00pm

    at CGSB Auditorium, 12 Waverly Place

    Monday Seminar Series

    Dr. David Gresham, NYU Biology

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Spotlight on Education

BioDUGS Blog
Biology Blog

BioDUGS is the official blog of NYU Biology's Undergraduate program, providing timely info to current and prospective Biology majors. Read More

Facilities & Resources


The newly built Greenhouse allows our faculty to study plant biodiversity, biofuels and climate change. Read More


  • The Blau Lab published a paper in the September issue of PLOS Biology in which they described how clocks in individual neurons synchronize with each other for a coherent internal timer.

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  • In collaboration with colleagues at the Stazione Zoological Anton Dohrn in Naples, Italy, a paper was published in Nature Communications, where they dissected the transcriptional dynamics underlying pigment cell specification.

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  • Alberto Stolfi from the Christiaen lab published a paper in eLife, in collaboration with Elijah Lowe, Billie J Swalla and C Titus Brown. This shows that divergent mechanisms control conserved gene expression and developmental patterns between distant ascidian species.

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  • Alberto Stolfi and Lionel Christiaen contribute to defining the guidelines for the nomenclature of genetic elements in tunicates

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  • Claire Bertet and colleagues in the Desplan lab describe in a recent issue of Cell how temporal patterning of neuronal stem cells controls the death of neurons in the Drosophila optic lobes.

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People Past and Present

Michael Rampino
Michael R. Rampino


"Asking, did comets kill the dinosaurs? New results on mass extinctions and catastrophes."

Meet Dr. Rampino

Video Spotlight

Kris Gunsalus talks about her latest Cell paper on gene networks in a complex tissue

High-content screening for gene profiling has generally been limited to single cells. Here, we explore an alternative approach—profiling gene function by analyzing effects of gene knockdowns on the architecture of a complex tissue in a multicellular organism. Read More