Carolyn Sangokoya receives BWF and ASCI awards
She has received both the ASCI Young Physician-Scientist Award and the BWF Career Award for Medical Scientists,
Vikas Yadav receives DeLill Nasser Award from GSA
Vikas Yadav, PhD (Heitman Lab) has received a DeLill Nasser Award for Professional Development in Genetics for Fall 2021 from the Genetics Society of America. Given twice a year to graduate students and postdoctoral researchers, DeLill Nasser Awards support attendance at meetings and laboratory courses.
Elliott SoRelle and Matthew Thompson Receive ACS Postdoctoral Fellowships
Elliott SoRelle, PhD (Luftig Lab) and Matthew Thompson, PhD (Horner Lab) have been awarded American Cancer Society (ACS) Postdoctoral Fellowships.
Petes to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Genetics Society of America
Tom Petes, the Minnie Geller Distinguished Professor of Research in Genetics in the School of Medicine and a Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, will be awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in the field of yeast genetics and outstanding community service from the Genetics Society of America (GSA).
Micro focus. Macro impact.
Raphael Valdivia, PhD professor of molecular genetics and microbiology at Duke, explores how tiny microbes found in the body—too small to see without a microscope—can be wielded to fight disease and to influence better health outcomes for all.
Elizabeth Hughes Receives Damon Runyon Fellowship Award
Elizabeth Hughes, PhD, with sponsor Raphael Validivia, PhD, has been named a Robert Black Fellow by the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Briana Davis Awarded for Her role in Establishing the New SCRIPT Program
MGM graduate student Briana Davis has received two awards for her leadership in developing and implementing a new professional development program called Science Career Investigation and Professionalism Training (SCRIPT) .
Check Out the Article, “How a Rare Brain Mutation Spread Across America
Learn more about the tissues that ended up in the lab of Douglas Marchuk, PhD.
Tan Awarded an American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship
This award will support Chin Yee’s Ph.D. research as he studies how Clostridium immunis, a commensal bacterial species, suppresses fat gain via altering systemic immunometabolism.
So Young Kim, PhD, Has Been Named Director of the Microbiome Core Facility.
We are pleased to announce that So Young Kim, PhD, has been named director of the Microbiome Core Facility, effective January 8, 2022.