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.

GARY STORMO NAMED AAAS FELLOW

Congratulations to Professor Gary Stormo, who has been selected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the highest honor bestowed by one of the world’s largest scientific societies. Dr. Stormo is recognized for his...

McKinley Research Building

Labs on the move Opening of research facility signals new era in collaborative science Robert Boston The facility at 4515 McKinley Avenue becomes a hub for collaborative research. It also will be a popular lunchtime destination, with designated parking for food trucks...

Research Interests in the Department of Genetics

Geneticists seek to understand how genes are inherited, modified, and expressed. Geneticists have been remarkably successful in deciphering the genetic code and in providing a clear picture of the nature of the gene, but much remains to be learned about fundamental...