Rawls and David among the first to receive MEDx funding
November 13, 2015
Durham, NC – John Rawls, PhD and Lawrence David, PhD along with Claudia Gunsch, PhD received funding from MEDx their upcoming colloquia, Microbiome Synthesis.
Duke University and NC A&T have been awarded a National Science Foundation Research Traineeship grant to establish a training program for graduate students who are interested in microbiome research. This program, entitled “Integrative Bioinformatics for Investigating and Engineering Microbiomes” (IBIEM) <http://ibiem.pratt.duke.edu/>, is designed to transcend communication barriers between disciplines and promote team science.
A great number of competitive applications were received, showing widespread enthusiasm for forging new Medicine + Engineering partnerships. Thanks in part to a gift from the Julius H. Caplan Charity Foundation and Pamela Rosenau, we have been able to fund six teams of School of Medicine and Pratt investigators.
List of all recipients:
More information will be available shortly regarding their activities.