Amazing Creatures: Cyanobacteria

Himadri Pakrasi, professor of biology and director of InCEES, has been studying cyanobacteria for more than 25 years. He shares some of what scientists know about cyanobacteria and what mysteries remain.

We are all responsible for implementing climate change policy

Washington University senior, Hannah Greenhouse, reflects on her experiences at the COP23 climate conference in Bonn, Germany.

Water World

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have traced the paths of three water channels in an ancient photosynthetic organism to provide the first comprehensive, experimental study of how that organism uses and regulates water to create energy.

Saving bats from deadly fungus

InCEES Researcher Joshua Blodgett is working with Tyson Research Center to save bats from “white-nose syndrome,” which is wiping out colonies across North America.

InCEES Researcher Awarded First Prize

Derek Hoeferlin, associate professor of architecture in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts and InCEES Researcher, has won first prize in the inaugural Designing Resilience in Asia International Open Competition.

ICONHeadshot_MWrighton"InCEES nurtures interdisciplinary work and collaborative efforts that accelerate the pace of progress in the discovery and application of knowledge addressing the great energy, environmental and sustainability challenges facing our planet."
Mark S. Wrighton, WUSTL Chancellor

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"InCEES provides a unique and exciting collaborative environment for everyone at Washington University who is interested in global issues related to energy, environment and sustainability.”
Himadri B. Pakrasi, InCEES Director