Transcriptional coupling of distant regulatory genes in living embryos

  In studies that shed light on the coordination of genes during embryonic development, researchers have discovered that duplicated genes separated by long distances in fly chromosomes are controlled by shared regulatory... Read more

Welcome to our incoming QCB graduate students!

We are very excited to welcome our new graduate students this fall!   QCB Incoming Class 2022 James Fife (Brown University) Pauline Hansen (Heidelberg University) Niles Huang (University of Oxford)... Read more

QCB Graduate Students Awarded NSF GRFP

QCB graduate students Isaac Breinyn and Tavis Reed have been selected as recipients of the 2022 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). Gabriel Dolsten, Sebastian... Read more

Chenyi Fei, QCB grad student, recipient of the 2022 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award

Chenyi Fei, graduate student in Quantitative and Computational Biology, is a recipient of the 2022 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award in recognition of outstanding achievement during Graduate... Read more

Study uncovers new features of genome organization

A new study published in the journal Science reveals insights into how genes become active at just the right time and location during the development of the fly embryo. The study, conducted by researchers in the lab of... Read more

What is your dog's lifespan? Joshua Akey seeking the keys to canine health and longevity

The Dog Aging Project, founded in 2018, is by far the most ambitious project tackling the question of canine longevity, enrolling and studying tens of thousands of dogs... Read more

Bonnie Bassler has been awarded the 2022 Microbiology Society Prize Medal

The Microbiology Society has selected Bonnie Bassler to receive the 2022 Prize Medal, awarded annually “to an outstanding microbiologist who is a global leader in their field and whose work has had a... Read more

Mona Singh tailors tools to crack the cancer code

Watch the new “Dare to Venture” video to see how Singh blends computer science and biology: When... Read more