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Timothy Schedl (born 1955 in Iowa City, Iowa) is a professor of genetics at Washington University in St. Louis.

Iowa City, Iowa City in Iowa, United States

Iowa City is a city in Johnson County, Iowa, United States. It is the home of the University of Iowa and county seat of Johnson County, at the center of the Iowa City Metropolitan Statistical Area. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population at 75,798 in 2017, making it the state's fifth-largest city. Iowa City is the county seat of Johnson County. The metropolitan area, which encompasses Johnson and Washington counties, has a population of over 171,000.

Washington University in St. Louis university in St. Louis, Missouri, USA

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Early life and education

Timothy Bruce Schedl was born in 1955 to University of Iowa chemistry professor Harold Schedl and professor of art Naomi Schedl. He has two brothers, Andrew Schedl and Paul Schedl. He received his degree from Lawrence University in 1977.

Paul Daniel Schedl is a Professor of Molecular Biology at Princeton University.

Lawrence University Liberal arts college and conservatory of music, in Appleton, Wisconsin

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In 1990, he and his wife, Amy moved to St. Louis where he occupied the same position that he does now. [1] The Schedl lab studies germline development of the soil nematode C. elegans, and uses genetic, molecular, and cellular approaches to investigate germcell proliferation and entry into meiosis, progression through meiotic prophase, meiotic maturation and ovulation, and germline sex determination. [2]

<i>Caenorhabditis elegans</i> free-living species of nematode

Caenorhabditis elegans is a free-living, transparent nematode, about 1 mm in length, that lives in temperate soil environments. It is the type species of its genus. The name is a blend of the Greek caeno- (recent), rhabditis (rod-like) and Latin elegans (elegant). In 1900, Maupas initially named it Rhabditides elegans, Osche placed it in the subgenus Caenorhabditis in 1952, and in 1955, Dougherty raised Caenorhabditis to the status of genus.

Schedl has published 33 papers with various people in his lab and his field. One of his pictures also ended up as the cover of Science .

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Marriage and children

He was married to his wife Amy in 1974, and now also has two children, Will and Maggie.

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  1. The Schedl Lab
  2. The Schedl Lab

Schedl Lab; http://www.genetics.wustl.edu/tslab/