Wang Lab has three papers published

The Wang Lab had three papers published recently. They include: “DNMT and HDAC inhibitors induce cryptic transcription start sites encoded in long terminal repeats,” published in Nature Genetics; “Uncovering the transcriptomic and epigenomic...

Skype for Business arrives at Department of Genetics

Skype for Business (S4B) is a web conferencing service available to the WUSTL community. There is no cost to use the service.  The service is enabled for all WUSTL faculty, staff and students who have been migrated to the Office 365 service.  This service is separate...

Siteman Cancer Center opens north St. Louis County location

Siteman Cancer Center will begin seeing patients July 1 at its newest satellite location, Christian Hospital in north St. Louis County. Siteman Cancer Center is based at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine, and the new location is...

New clues found to common respiratory virus

By age 2, most children have been infected with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), which usually causes only mild cold symptoms. But people with weakened immune systems, such as infants and the elderly, can face serious complications, including pneumonia and – in some...

Peter Wang passes qualifying exam

Peter Wang passed his qualifying exam on June 13, marking a major checkpoint in his graduate studies. Congratulations, Peter! Powered by WPeMatico

UTI treatment reduces E. coli, may offer alternative to antibiotics

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common infections, and they tend to come back again and again, even when treated. Most UTIs are caused by E. coli that live in the gut and spread to the urinary tract. A new study from Washington University School of...

TING WANG AND BARAK COHEN RECEIVE ENCODE GRANT

Department of Genetics professors Ting Wang and Barak Cohen have been awarded a grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute to participate in the next phase of the Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) project.