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Spotlight on Education

The 2014 PhD Graduate student awards winners are...

2014 PhD Graduate Awards were presented at the Annual Graduate Retreat on September 5, 2014. 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

News

  • Joseph Swift, a PhD student in the Coruzzi lab, recently published an essay in the Careers Section of Science.

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  • Jane Carlton’s Grand Challenge project was recently covered by the New York Times Science section in an article, “What Our Sewage Can Teach Us”.

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  • Foo, Sun et al. find that in the Drosophila embryo, the Zygotic Genome Activator Zelda increases chromatin accessibility, facilitates DNA binding of the dorsoventral morphogen, Dorsal, and promotes earlier and more robust expression of Dorsal targets such as sog. Similar mechanisms may be key to widespread transcriptional induction during genome activation.

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  • 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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People Past and Present

Mark L. Siegal

Associate Professor

"An evolutionary systems biologist, an award-winning teacher and the Director of Undergraduate Studies."

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Video Spotlight

A video tour of the new Irene Rose Sohn Zegar Memorial Greenhouse

NYU President John Sexton officially dedicated the new Irene Rose Sohn Zegar Memorial Greenhouse at the NYU Center for Genomics and Systems Biology on Wed. October 17th, 2012. Read More