Upcoming Events

  • Monday, September 22nd, 4:00pm

    at CGSB Auditorium, 12 Waverly Place

    Monday Seminar Series

    Dr. Lee Alan Dugatkin, Louisville University

  • Monday, September 29th, 4:00pm

    at CGSB Auditorium, 12 Waverly Place

    Monday Seminar Series

    Dr. Doris Bachtrog, UC Berkeley

Complete list of events

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

CGSB Lobby

The Biology Department's Center for Genomics and Systems Biology expanded into its brand new building in the Spring of 2011. Read More


  • PhD Student Julia Maritz from the Carlton lab published a review as a front cover article in the July issue of Trends in Parasitology.

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  • The Coruzzi lab has identified a new “hit-and-run” transcription mechanism. The findings were published in a recent issue of PNAS.

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  • In a recent Genetics paper, Sarah Albritton (Ercan lab) shows that the nematode X chromosomes have higher female-biased and lower male-biased expression.

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  • Lionel Christiaen was awarded with Young Investigator Award.

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  • Using an unusual experimental model, Miriam Rosenberg proposed that the wasp Nasonia exhibits a dual mode of segmentation: long germ like Drosophila at the anterior of the embryo, and short germ, with a segmentation clock at its posterior, as in most basal insects. This allowed her to suggest an evolutionary path for early embryonic development.

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People Past and Present

Andreas Hochwagen
Andreas Hochwagen

Assistant Professor

"Investigating why cells break their own chromosomes."

Meet Dr. Hochwagen

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