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Matsunami-Hiro-e1434118595580The Advisory Committee on on Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure selected Dr. Hiroaki Matsunami as one of the five recipients to receive Duke University’s Thomas Langford Lectureship Award for the academic year 2015-16.  The program was established in 2000 as a tribute to the memory of Thomas Langford former Divinity School faculty member, Dean and Provost.  More…

Soman Abraham_Secondary FacultyYuxuan Miao_MGM GRAD 2009Duke Medicine researchers, Soman Abraham, PhD Professor, and Yuxuan (Phoenix)  Miao, MGM Graduate Student, have found that bladder cells have a highly effective way to combat E. coli bacteria that cause urinary tract infections (UTIs) [Miao et al., 2015]. In a study published online May 28, 2015, in the journal Cell, Duke researchers and their colleagues describe how bladder cells can physically eject the UTI-causing bacteria that manage to invade the host cell. More…

John Perfect_Secondary FacultyThe awards committee of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology announces the selection of Dr. John Perfect as recipient of The 2015 Lucille K. Georg ISHAM Medal in recognition of his outstanding scientific achievement in the field of medical mycology and infections diseases. Dr. Perfect received the award at the 19th Congress of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology meeting in Melbourne, Australia, May 4th – 8th, 2015.  More…

Debby Silver has recent paper featured in the May 2015 issue of Journal of Neuroscience. Silver received the cover and was featured in the News and Views section. Click here to view the full .pdf article.

 

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