2019 News

December 11, 2019

Three MCDB Graduate students defend their PhD thesis work from the same laboratory.

December 5, 2019

Assistance during the first years of a biology major leads to higher retention of first-generation students.

November 21, 2019

Neuroscientist Sung Soo Kim zeroes in on the mechanism that allows us to navigate new and different environments.

November 21, 2019

A finely tuned molecular process in the camouflage of certain squid may lead to the next generation of bio-inspired synthetic materials.

November 4, 2019

A woman’s resistance to genetic, early-onset Alzheimer’s may hold the key to future therapies for the neurodegenerative disease.

October 18, 2019

Pluripotency is a feature of stem cell populations in which individual cells must know a great deal about their surroundings.

October 17, 2019

 Researchers in the Weimbs Lab find a method to potentially stop and reverse polycystic kidney disease.

September 4, 2019

Our individuality is encrypted in our DNA, but it is deeper than expected

August 26, 2019

MCDB researchers uncover a previously unrecognized mechanism that may accelerate polycystic kidney disease.

June 26, 2019

The Department of MCD Biology is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018-19 Storke Fellowships.