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The Department of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development spans a broad spectrum of biological disciplines, including the storage and expression of information (genetics), its translation into the workings of individual cells (cell biology), and the assembly of cells into tissues and organ systems (development). Here you will find a collection of news, features and opportunities for and about GCD.

Advocating for others

Callie Gustafson champions inclusive and equitable spaces for incoming and current students. 

Callie Gustafson stands outside MCB building wearing a black shirt

Callie Gustafson is in the final stretch of her Ph.D. in the lab of Laura Gammill, an associate professor in Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development (GCD). 

Meet Matt Gill

One of the Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development’s newest faculty members talks about studying aging and transitioning to the U.

Meet Xiao Dong

With an eye to understanding human aging, this new faculty member cites the breadth of research in GCD as a draw.