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John Gerlt, Gutgsell Chair, Professor of Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Biophysics, was recently awarded a Gordon Hammes Lectureship in honor of his scientific contributions to chemistry and biology.

John Gerlt, Gutgsell Chair, Professor of Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Biophysics, was recently awarded a Gordon Hammes Lectureship in honor of his scientific contributions to chemistry and biology.

The National Academy of Sciences announced today the election of their 2017 members, including three from the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology.

The National Academy of Sciences announced today the election of their 2017 members, including three from the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology.

Researchers have found a way to penetrate the cell wall of gram-negative bacteria, overcoming a major barrier to the development of new broad-spectrum antibiotics.

Researchers have found a way to penetrate the cell wall of gram-negative bacteria, overcoming a major barrier to the development of new broad-spectrum antibiotics.

Explore The World of Genomics at The Field Museum in Chicago during a special two day event presented by the IGB. Meet with IGB scientists in Stanley Field Hall and take part in hands-on activities to discover the fascinating world of genomic science and its impact on our lives.

Explore The World of Genomics at The Field Museum in Chicago during a special two day event presented by the IGB. Meet with IGB scientists in Stanley Field Hall and take part in hands-on activities.

New approach combines synthetic biology, genome editing tools, and automation to quickly and effectively produce novel yeast strains.

New approach combines synthetic biology, genome editing tools, and automation to quickly and effectively produce novel yeast strains.

A three-year field study has allowed researchers to prove engineered soybeans yield more than conventional soybeans in 2050’s predicted climatic conditions.

A three-year field study has allowed researchers to prove engineered soybeans yield more than conventional soybeans in 2050’s predicted climatic conditions.

Mark Tracy, PhD, founder and president of Tracy BioConsulting, LLC, strives to introduce undergraduate science students to biotech industry research.

Mark Tracy, PhD, founder and president of Tracy BioConsulting, LLC, strives to introduce undergraduate science students to biotech industry research.

Learn about IGB research, hear about current issues in the life sciences, and connect with other students on campus at our annual Fellows Symposium.

Learn about IGB research, hear about current issues in the life sciences, and connect with other students on campus at our annual Fellows Symposium.

Anthropology professor Ripan Malhi works with Native Americans and First Nations groups to analyze their DNA and that of their ancestors.

Ancient skeletal DNA indicates indigenous groups in southern Alaska, western British Columbia descendants of the first humans.

Mary-Claire King of the University of Washington School of Medicine, known for the discovery of the gene responsible for many breast and ovarian cancers, to speak on April 17.

Mary-Claire King of the University of Washington School of Medicine, known for the discovery of the gene responsible for many breast and ovarian cancers, to speak on April 17.