Wang Lab publishes paper in Nature Communications

The Wang Lab published a paper recently in Nature Communications, “The epigenomic landscape of transposable elements across normal human development and anatomy.” Erica Pehrsson, a postdoc in the Wang Lab, is first author on the paper. Mayank Choudhary and...

Dougherty Lab publishes paper in Human Molecular Genetics

The Dougherty Lab had a paper published recently in Human Molecular Genetics. The paper, “Gtf2i and Gtf2ird1 mutation do not account for the full phenotypic effect of the Williams syndrome critical region in mouse models,” thoroughly defines a set of...

Province and Long Life Family Study get $68M NIH grant

The Province Lab and the Long Life Family study got a $68 million NIH grant to investigate what contributes to extreme longevity.  Michael A. Province, Ph.D., professor of genetics at Washington University School of Medicine, is the principal investigator on the...

Milbrandt Lab publishes paper in Glia

The Milbrandt Lab published a paper recently in Glia. The paper, “Disrupting insulin signaling in Schwann cells impairs myelination and induces a sensory neuropathy,” shows that Schwann cells may play an important role in diabetic neuropathy and targeting...

Milbrandt Lab publishes paper in Molecular Neurobiology

The Milbrandt Lab had a paper published recently in Molecular Neurobiology. The paper, “DLK Activation Synergizes with Mitochondrial Dysfunction to Downregulate Axon Survival Factors and Promote SARM1-Dependent Axon Degeneration,” was published in...

Gary Stormo receives 2019 Faculty Achievement Award

Gary Stormo, Ph.D., Joseph Erlanger Professor in the Department of Genetics and the Center for Genome Sciences and Systems Biology at Washington University School of Medicine, recently was honored with the Carl and Gerty Cori Faculty Achievement Award. Dr. Stormo,...

Samantha Morris named Allen Distinguished Investigator

Samantha A. Morris, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology and Genetics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, was recently named an Allen Distinguished Investigator by The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group of the Allen Institute. Morris,...

Schedl Lab has new preprint on GLP-1 Notch signaling

The Schedl Lab has a new preprint, “GLP-1 Notch – LAG-1 CSL control of the germline stem cell fate is mediated by transcriptional targets lst-1 and sygl-1.” Jian Chen, a postdoctoral researcher in the lab, is first author on the preprint. Tim Schedl,...