David Lab Dietary Fiber Studies Result in 2 Publications in July
That huge array of dietary fiber supplements in the drugstore or grocery aisle can be overwhelming to a consumer.
Cait Hamele Receives Second Place Award in Competition
Cait Hamele, a doctoral candidate took second place for the paper, "Leveraging Advances in Biotechnology to Strengthen Biological Weapons Convention Verification Protocols."
Silver Awarded 2022 DST Spark Seed Grant
Debra Silver, PhD, is one of nine early- to mid-career faculty from across campus whose project was awarded an inaugural Duke Science and Technology (DST) Spark Seed Grant.
Asiya Gusa, PhD, Named a MOSAIC Scholar
Asiya Gusa, PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher in Dr. Sue Jinks-Robertson’s lab has received a Postdoctoral Career Transition Award under the National Institutes of Health’s Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC) program.
Lawrence David, PhD, Profiled in Nature Springer Advertisement
Lawrence David, PhD, Associate Professor and interim director of the Duke Microbiome Center, was recently profiled in a Nature Springer advertisement about the power of plants for the developing infant gut.
Matt Scaglione, PhD, Completed School of Medicine LEADER Program
Matt Scaglione, PhD, Assistant Professor, recently graduated from the Leadership Development for Researchers (LEADER) 2022 Program. The LEADER program is designed for junior faculty who are leading a research group and provides insight into leadership and team building as well as how to develop and management a scientific laboratory. Congratulations to Matt for completing the program!
Silver Research on DDX3X Gene Highlighted in Duke Today
A single gene that was previously found to be the driving force in a rare syndrome linked to epilepsy, autism and developmental disability has been identified by Dr Debby Silver and colleagues as a
Ping Hsueh Given Taiwan Outstanding Women in Science Award
Ping conducted her graduate work on the genetics and evolution of the sexual cycle and the mating-type locus of the human fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans under the supervision of Dr. Joseph Heitman.
Coyne and Valdivia named Distinguished Professors
Two MGM faculty have been awarded distinguished professorships by Duke University.
Rawls Research Featured in Duke Today
Microbes help orchestrate how the gut uses its genes. Mice without microbes rely on an entirely different set of genes to digest fat.