Ley chosen for National Cancer Advisory Board​​​

Internationally recognized cancer expert Timothy Ley, MD, of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named to the National Cancer Advisory Board. President Barack Obama announced the appointment.

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Eye’s motion detection sensors identified

Studying the neural circuit, Tahnbee Kim, a graduate student in Kerschensteiner’s lab, identified a specific type of cell called an amacrine cell that’s key to detecting motion. Amacrine cells are thought to inhibit, or tamp down, the activity of other cells called ganglion cells. This process ensures that the brain doesn’t receive too much visual information, which could distort an image.

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Fraser speaks about antibiotic resistance at TEDxStLouisWomen conference

Victoria J. Fraser, MD, head of the Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine, was a featured speaker at TEDxStLouisWomen, an event that celebrated the impact women have in St. Louis and around the world.

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Cancer Discovery by Massively Parallel Sequencing and Analysis

Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) more

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Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) Poster Preview Session

Charles F. and Joanne Knight Alzheimer's Disease Research Center more

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Understanding the fitness effects of cis-regulatory evolution: experimental and theoretical approaches

Thesis Examination more

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Evolutionary developmental morphology of the plant family Araceae

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