Anna Day is a 2020 BioSURF research fellowship awardee!

Anna Day is a 2020 BioSURF research fellowship awardee!

5/22/20: Congratulations to Anna Day on her BioSURF award! The Washington University Biology Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program (BioSURF) introduces WashU undergraduate students to research in the life-sciences under the guidance of WashU faculty mentors. BioSURF is competitive and is modeled on the grant-seeking process, with faculty from the WashU Biology Department and Medical School […]
Joshua Blodgett named to the Early Career Reviewer Board at Journal of Biological Chemistry

Joshua Blodgett named to the Early Career Reviewer Board at Journal of Biological Chemistry

JBC’s Early Career Reviewer (ECR) Board is designed to involve scientists at early stages of their careers in peer review, creating a structured path for developing relevant skills and learning about the scientific publishing process. We are thrilled to offer these up-and-coming scientists an opportunity to gain first-hand experience in the peer review process and […]
Experiential learning summer program

Experiential learning summer program

In collaboration with Mustafa Icel from the Gateway Science Academy (GSA) in St. Louis, Arpita Bose along with Hani Zaher and Josh Blodgett started a high School Partnership with WUSTL Biology called the Gateway Science Summer Program. This partnership supports funded research for St. Louis City high school students to experience what it feels like to work in a “real” lab.
Making drugs from bugs

Making drugs from bugs

Dr. Blodgett sat down with the Ampersand to talk about how he integrates his industry background into his teaching and research. He shares his early memories on what sparked his interests in microbiology. Dr. Blodgett and his research team are on a mission to find the next antibiotics to fight the super bugs.