The MCB program's strengths in developmental biology and regenerative medicine are many. Active programs study organism development in models such as zebrafish, Drosophila, and Arabidopsis.
The Seattle Developmental Biology Group meets several times a year to communicate new ideas. http://dbg.fhcrc.org
SDBG mailing list: http://mailman2.u.washington.edu/mailman/listinfo/sdbg
Cutting edge stem cell research is carried out at the Institute for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine (ISCRM), located on the South Lake Union campus. http://depts.washington.edu/iscrm/education/students.php
Aging research is supported by the Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in Basic Biology of Aging http://www.uwaging.org/