Province Lab wins $68M NIH grant for longevity sequencing study

The Province Lab and an international team of researchers won a five-year, $68 million NIH grant to study the genetic basis of exceptional human longevity. Principal investigator Michael Province, Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Genetics at Washington University...

Mitra Lab welcomes new lab members

The Mitra Lab recently welcomed new lab members. India Reiss joined the lab as graduate student, Josh Langmade joined the lab as a staff scientist, and Jess Cohn joined the lab as a postdoctoral research associate. Welcome to all!

Mitra Lab postdoc publishes paper in PNAS

Christian Shively, Ph.D., a postdoc in the Mitra Lab, recently had a paper published in PNAS. The paper, “Homotypic cooperativity and collective binding are determinants of bHLH specificity and function,” appears in a July 24, 2019 issue of the journal....

Joe Dougherty co-author on single-nuclei RNA sequencing study

Joe Dougherty, Ph.D, Associate Professor in the Department of Genetics at Washington University School of Medicine, is an author on a recently published paper, “A single-nuclei RNA sequencing study of Mendelian and sporadic AD in the human brain.” The...

Lawson Lab has new pre-print on natural brown adipose expansion

The Lawson Lab has a new pre-print, “Natural brown adipose expansion and remission of hyperglycemia in obese SM/J mice.” Caryn Carson and Mario Miranda, graduate students in the Lawson Lab, are first authors on the pre-print. Heather Lawson, Ph.D.,...

Susan Dutcher awarded MIRA from NIGMS

Dr. Susan K. Dutcher, Professor of Genetics and of Cell Biology and Physiology, has been awarded a MIRA (Maximizing Investigators Research Award) from NIGMS for five years. Congratulations, Dr. Dutcher!