• a salamander is pictured
  • Recipients of the 2020-21 Genentech prize are pictured.
  • Members of the Deptartment of Biological Sciences gathered for the 2019 Department Retreat.

News and Research Highlights

Dr. Ishmail Abdus-Saboor is pictured.
October 24, 2022 - 11:15am

Dr. Ishmail Abdus-Saboor and his team were selected for a prestigious Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Science Diversity Leadership Award for his project Uncovering Peripheral and Central Neural Circuits for Inflammatory Pain

the Barnhart/Duvall lab space is pictured.
October 18, 2022 - 12:30pm

Over the past two years, three new lab spaces on the seventh floor have been renovated for new faculty in the department.

By Paige Wilson, Photo by Paige Wilson

Dr. Lawrence Chasin is pictured
September 23, 2022 - 6:15pm

Professor Larry Chasin recently retired after more than five decades of research and teaching in the Department of Biological Sciences.

a salamander is pictured
September 15, 2022 - 2:15pm

The Tosches lab published an exciting new paper in Science on the organization of the salamander brain, with important implications for the evolution of the brain in vertebrates.

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