How to build better highways in plants

How to build better highways in plants

The Dixit lab at Washington University in St. Louis, which in a study published in 2018 found molecular brakemen that keep the Arabidopsis Fragile Fiber 1 (FRA1) motor protein in check, uncovered in continuing research that FRA1 cinches its track in place through cellulose synthase-microtubule uncoupling proteins.
Washington University announces 2020 College Prep scholars

Washington University announces 2020 College Prep scholars

Washington University in St. Louis has admitted 50 rising high school sophomores to its innovative College Prep Program, a multiyear initiative that prepares high-achieving students with limited financial resources for college. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, summer programming will move online. However, students still will have opportunities to study with top faculty, learn about the college application process and reflect on their own goals and interests.
Bookshelf: Living faithfully in a world of difference

Bookshelf: Living faithfully in a world of difference

In a society that is increasingly diverse yet less tolerant, how can Christians live faithfully while respecting those whose beliefs are radically different? A Washington University in St. Louis scholar says before we can find common ground with others, we must start by acknowledging and being comfortable with our own beliefs that make us different.
MyDay program progresses

MyDay program progresses

MyDay, a multiyear effort to modernize how the university collects, manages and reports the data needed to operate, is progressing. The original launch date has been delayed, and the team offers an update to employees.
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