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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.

Not Business as Usual

Meet a few of the College of Biological Sciences faculty using their biology expertise to develop commercial solutions to environmental, health and education needs.
 

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Getting to the Y

This Grand Challenges in Biology research team looks to develop a clearer picture of sex chromosome evolution, key to a better understanding of chromosomal disorders.
 

Brandvain, Zarkower, Blackmon
From left: Yaniv Brandvain, David Zarkower, Heath Blackmon

25th Annual Developmental Biology Symposium

2016 DBC Symposium | The View Ahead: New Approaches in Developmental Biology

Monday, September 26, 2016 • Coffman Memorial Union

Featured speakers include:

Benjamin Garcia, University of Pennsylvania • Laura Johnston, Columbia University • Stanley Qi, Stanford University • John Postlethwait, University of Oregon • Rahul Satija, New York University • Edgar Spalding, University of Wisconsi

25th Annual Developmental Biology Symposium

2016 DBC Symposium | The View Ahead: New Approaches in Developmental Biology

Monday, September 26, 2016 • Coffman Memorial Union

Featured speakers include:

Benjamin Garcia, University of Pennsylvania • Laura Johnston, Columbia University • Stanley Qi, Stanford University • John Postlethwait, University of Oregon • Rahul Satija, New York University • Edgar Spalding, University of Wisconsi

QTL Engineering Workshop

September 18-20, 2016

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The Voytas Lab at the University of Minnesota will be holding a QTL Engineering Workshop September 18-20, 2016. We are seeking interested participants for this exciting event and thought that some CBS faculty/staff may be interested -specifically those in the PBIO/EEB community.

Biomed Virtual Grad School Fair

Planning to apply to graduate schools of biomedical sciences?

Biomed Virtual Grad School Fair

Attend the Biomed Virtual Grad School Fair on July, 21, 2016.

The Biomed Virtual Grad Fair will allow you to have your admissions questions answered by representatives from graduate institutions from across the country.