For the 11th year, we will host our annual 10-week Interdisciplinary Genome Sciences & Policy Summer Fellowship for undergraduates! The deadline for online application is February 7th, 2014.
The latest issue of GenomeLIFE features two of Duke's newest faculty members John Rawls and Lawrence David, both experts in studies of microbes' role in human health and disease. Read the issue here.
The Duke Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) Club finished in the “Silver“ category at this year's North America Jamboree in Toronto, along with teams from MIT, Yale, and Carnegie Mellon. The students' project — conducted with advisers Nick Buchler, Charles Gersbach, and PhD Student Charlie Cooper — was entitled "Designing Synthetic Gene Networks Using Artificial Transcription Factors in Yeast."
Duke faculty members anywhere on campus with an interest in the genome sciences or their societal implications are invited to join the faculty "interactome."
Seventeen former Genome Focus students spent spring break exploring the intersection of science and policy in Washington, D.C. These are their reflections.