Duke University Medical Center


RECALLED YOGURT CONTAINED HIGHLY PATHOGENIC MOLD  - Samples isolated from recalled Chobani yogurt have been found to contain the most virulent form of a fungus called Mucor circinelloides, which is associated with infections in immune-compromised people.


DEADLY HUMAN PATHOGEN CRYPTOCOCCUS NEOFORMANS FULLY SEQUENCED  - Duke researchers have sequenced the entire genome and all the RNA products of the most important pathogenic lineage of Cryptococcus neoformans, a strain called H99.

Joseph Heitman

HEITMAN RECEIVES F1000PRIME FACULTY MEMBER OF THE YEAR AWARD   - Joseph Heitman, MD, PhD, James B. Duke Professor and Chair of the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at Duke University, has received a 2013 F1000Prime Faculty Member of the Year Award.

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