• Posted on November 4, 2009
    Darwin’s Toolkit

    Sean Carroll says exploring the creative power of genes is the next frontier in evolutionary biology.

  • Posted on July 7, 2009
    How to see a gene work

    Peering into the microscopic world of our genes.

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    Audrey Gasch BS’94

    Assistant Professor of Genetics BS’94

  • Posted on October 23, 2008
    The Grow Dozen: 12 Alumni who are making a difference in biotechnology

    12 Alumni who are making a difference in the biotechnology industry.

  • Posted on October 12, 2008
    Double-Edged Helix

    When 16-year-old Susannah Gilbert got the chance to read her DNA, it changed nothing about her life. And everything.

  • Posted on June 29, 2008
    Do these genes make me look fat?

    Scientists are probing the complex relationship between our DNA and our diets to unravel the root causes of obesity. But for those seeking a simple solution to the worldwide fat epidemic, their answers may be hard to swallow.

  • Posted on June 15, 2008
    How to make DNA

    Make your own set of DNA!

  • Posted on October 18, 2007
    Unfolding the Prion Mystery

    To help control the deadly rise of CWD among Wisconsin’s deer herd, Joel Pedersen went hunting for the source of the infection. His studies of the strange protein behind the disease are uncovering surprising answers––and new questions.