The Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology Business Office is located in Room 268 CARL Building. The staff provides administrative assistance to faculty, staff and students.

Kris Mathews
Departmental Business Manager
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
268 CARL Building
Box 3054, DUMC
Durham, NC 27710 
+1 919 613 3263 (tel)
+1 919 684 0436 (tel)
+1 919 684 2790 (fax)

The Department Business office has available for reservation a laptop, overhead projector and slide projector. Contact the Business Office to reserve equipment.

Computing Support
The Department maintains a local area network (LAN) that provides computer services for Department members. The Department contracts with Net Friends Inc., to maintain and service the network as well as provide workstation support. NetFriends can also assist in selecting and installing hardware and software. To obtain assistance, call Net Friends at 680-3763.

  • Establishing an email account. When a new employee is hired, they receive a Net ID to be used to access different Duke Services, a DHE Account to access the server and a Office365 account to access email. A member of Net Friends will contact the staff person in the area where the person will be working in order to set up the email account on the individual’s computer.
  • Establish a connection to the MGM server from home. You can connect to the Duke Network through VPN access. Please contact Net Friends to set this up.

Funding Opportunities
This section describes various sources of available funding for faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and students in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology. We hope this information will help members of the department to identify and successfully compete for internal and external funding, and more importantly, help form new multidisciplinary collaborations within the Duke research community.

Seminar Room Reservations
Contact the numbers listed below for reservations of seminar rooms. The following rooms are available:

Location Capacity Equipment Installed Contact
103 Bryan Research Building 190 slide, computer, overhead projectors 25live online RSVP
147 Nanaline Duke Building 170 slide, computer, overhead projectors Amy Norfleet at 681-8770
143 Jones Building 125 slide, computer, overhead projectors 25live online RSVP
415 Jones Building 20 none Annette Kennett at 613-8636
010 CARL 12 overhead projector Annette Kennett at 613-8636
040 CARL 12 none Annette Kennett at 613-8636
001 MSRB 50 none 25Live online RSVP
208 CARL Building 20 overhead projector Cheryl Woodard at 681-5821
408 CARL Building 20 none Cheryl Woodard at 681-5821

Virtual Library
The Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology maintains a virtual library of resources for loan to graduate students, medical students, post-doctoral fellows, research associates, and primary or secondary faculty affiliated with the Department of Molecular Genetics. The library features categories devoted to bacterial pathogenesis, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, infectious diseases, microbiology, and mycology. Click here to view a complete list of available resources.

Visa Applications
Contact Jason Howard, Human Resources Manager, regarding Visa information.