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Washington People: Gerry Rohde

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If you ever find yourself in Rebstock 133, you can expect to be greeted by a tall man wearing bell-bottoms and aviator sunglasses.

Bugged out by climate change

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Warmer active seasons and fewer freeze-thaw events lead to big changes for the tiniest Arctic ambassadors — its arthropods.

Sally Elgin: Lessons learned in a life of science

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Nowadays Sally Elgin would probably be referred to as gifted or talented. But in the 1950s, a really smart girl was obnoxious or a nerd.

Sally Elgin receives the Arthur Holly Compton Faculty Achievement Award

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One Undergrad's Experience in Shanghai with the Global MedPrep Scholars Program

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Maya Chan is third-year undergraduate student fulfilling a Biology Major and Anthropology Minor. Last fall semester, she studied abroad in Shanghai, China through the Global MedPrep Scholars Program.

Sustaining life on Earth

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In the midst of what scientists consider to be a sixth mass extinction event, Washington University is joining forces with the Missouri Botanical Garden and the Saint Louis Zoo to collaborate on ­ life-saving research and conservation efforts.

Faculty Spotlight: Jonathan Losos

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Read about Jonathan's background and his new collaboration with MOBOT and the STL Zoo.

Four Biology Students Awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

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March 2018 Publications Biology

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Recent publications from the Department of Biology.

Postdoctoral Research Associate - Biology - 39810

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Research/Laboratory Technician II - Biology - 39786

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WashU Spaces: Keith Hengen

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Keith Hengen is wowed by the organizational prowess of our brains. How, he wonders, do hundreds of millions of neurons interact reliably time after time, especially given that the proteins that power neurons have half-lives on the order of seconds to hours?

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