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

Biology Open House Fall 2013

Come to the Biology UG Open House to learn about study away opportunities, the new Ecology track, the new GPH/Science major, changes to Bio curriculum, new lab courses, and informal advising. Read More

Facilities & Resources

Aquarius Robot Spotlight

The Aquarius Robot facilitates high-throughput screening. 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

Michael Rampino
Michael R. Rampino


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

Meet Dr. Rampino

Video Spotlight

CGSB Scientist R. Bonneau and IBM Mark Computational Milestone

IBM announced a major computational milestone – surpassing 500,000 CPU years of computer time used by CGSB scientist Richard Bonneau and his Proteome Folding Project. Read More