Biology Department Newsletter

Our latest issue (no. 86) includes:

- Chalker Lab and ISP to expand and sustain hands-on science in K-12 classrooms using Tetrahymena

- Science training at WashU inspires alum John Coveyou to create Genius Games

- Professor emeriti Gar Allen and Alan Templeton team up to write a chapter on the history of race and science in the 20th century

 Faculty Honors & Awards

 Biology Community:

- The Biology Shuffle: staff changes in the department

- Grad student and postdoc news

-Wellness Connection-Jean Fuchs

-Herzog Lab News

- Casting call for Disaster Scenario on April 13

Science training at WashU inspires alum John Coveyou to create Genius Games

Science training at WashU inspires alum John Coveyou to create Genius Games


Do you have any exciting news to share? Please submit announcements, lab notes and photos to Erin Gerrity.

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Biologue Archive

  • Spring 2021 | Issue 85

    Dragonfly coloration research-Michael Moore, Arpita Bose Q&A, Urban Squirrel research-Liz Carlen, Robotany-Rachel Penczykowski, and more!

  • Fall 2020 | Issue 84

    This issue features Michael Landis's research, Q&A with Barbara Kunkel, screening of Picture a Scientist, Faculty honors and awards, Biology community news and more

  • Spring 2020 | Issue 83

    This issue features Accepting, Adjusting and Adapting to a new reality: Spring 2020 semester upended by COVID 19 changes, and more.

  • Fall 2019 | Issue 82

    This issue features Haswell Lab moss research, new faculty Michael Landis, Faculty & Staff Honors and Awards, Remembering Barbara Pickard, grad student news, Bio Dept committee updates, Market Fresh Science-Strassmann Queller Lab, greenhouse news, more

  • Spring 2019 | Issue 81

    Joe Jez: One Year as Chair; James Stroud of Losos Lab, Myers Lab news, Strader Lab news, ISP news, Tech news, Grad Student news, Staff spotlight Mike Malolepszy, Biology Staff Retreat and more

  • Fall 2018 | Issue 80

    Roy Curtiss III and Josephine Clark-Curtiss: Life After Wash U; Faculty Spotlights: Mary Lambo and Heather Barton; Myers Lab; Imaging Facility update; Outreach at Claver House; Staff Spotlight: Dianne Duncan; ISP news and more

  • Spring 2018 | Issue 79

    With new biology chair Joe Jez; faculty member Jonathan Losos; staff member Benjamin Abts; Institute for School Partnership news; Biology Community news; a special Super-Sized Safety Spotlight paying tribute to Gerry Rohde, and more.

  • Fall 2017 | Issue 78

    Includes new faculty members Keith Hengen and Rachel Penczykowski; new staff member Marta Wegorzewska; lab news from the Blodgett, Bose, Haswell, Herzog and Vierstra Labs; Tech News; and more.

  • Spring 2017 | Issue 77

    News about the Biology Imaging Facility; Tyson Research Center Garden; special seminars by Tony Weisstein; Faculty & Staff honors and awards; Staff Spotlight Michael Dyer; Biology Community events; Tech News and our Safety Spotlight.

  • Fall 2016 | Issue 76

    Details about the Center for Engineering MechanoBiology; faculty retirements of Ralph Quatrano and Ursula Goodenough; Faculty & Staff honors and awards; Staff Spotlight Ruth Lewis; Biology Community events; Tech News; and Safety Spotlight.

  • Spring 2016 | Issue 75

    This issue includes articles reprinted from a 1945 issue of Zoonooz (an older version of Biologue) about Viktor Hamburger and Edgar Anderson submitted by Gar Allen; new faculty member Richard Vierstra; Obituary for Danny Kohl; news from the Jez Lab; Facul

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