DCSB News

WormSizer: High-throughput Analysis of Nematode Size and Shape - PLoS One
The Baugh lab has created software that efficiently phenotypes worms, be they Long, Small, Dumpy or Uncoordinated.
March 4, 2013

The Hartemink group published three articles this month:
    •  Branching process deconvolution algorithm reveals a detailed cell-cycle transcription program
    •  Synergistic and tunable human gene activation by combinations of synthetic transcription factors
    •  Using DNase digestion data to accurately identify transcription factor binding sites [PDF]
February 26, 2013

Engineered Bacteria Can Make the Ultimate Sacrifice - Science Daily
Scientists have engineered bacteria that are capable of sacrificing themselves for the good of the bacterial population.
November 20, 2012

New Mechanism For Antibiotic Tolerance Found - Pratt School of Engineering News Release
The You lab studies how bacterial populations use non-genetic mechanisms to tolerate antibiotic treatment
October 15, 2012

RootArray Video - YouTube
The Benfey lab invented the RootArray, a microfluidics devise which allows for high throughput, high resolution imaging of plant roots
October 3, 2012

A Synthetic Quest for Better Medicine and Biological Insight
Gersbach’s lab is focusing particular attention on a version of synthetic enzyme designed to literally and very precisely cut and paste genome sequences.
September 1, 2012

Catching Rays - Duke Magazine
Research by Nick Buchler and others focuses on the biological need for daylight
August 8. 2012

Hands-On Lab Experience Helps Student Set Goals - Duke Research Blog
DCSB summer fellow Morgan Morrison is researching plant immunity in Xinnian Dong's lab
July 23, 2012

Duke to Offer Free Courses on Internet - Duke Today
Duke partners with Coursera to expand faculty expertise to a broader global audience
July 16, 2012

>New Director for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics - IGSP News
Alex Hartemink is the new Director of the CBB Graduate Program
July 10, 2012

Bacterium Signals Plant to Open Up and Let Friends In -  Science Daily
Karl Bates writes about research from Xinnian Dong's lab
June 18, 2012

Promoting Collaborative Interdisciplinary Research at the Duke Center for Systems Biology - ACS Synthetic Biology
A profile of our center!
May 18, 2012

A Little Gorilla In Us All  - Science Now
Greg Wray comments on the importance of sequencing the great apes
March 7, 2012

Unwinding Nature's Clocks - Duke Today
DCSB scientists will share a $14 million grant from DARPA to study biological clocks
March 2, 2012

How Did Human Brains Get to Be so Big? - Scientific American Blog
Robin Smith from NESCent writes about work by Olivier Fredrigo and Greg Wray
February 22, 2012

Cyclin-Dependent Kinases Are Regulators and Effectors of Oscillations Driven by a Transcription Factor Network - Molecular Cell
A group lead by postdoc Laura Simmons Kovaks and PI Steve Haase recently published on the yeast cell-cycle oscillator
February 2, 2012

New Evolution - Duke Magazine
Interview with Greg Wray, who explores how a evolution acted on a relatively small set of genes to produce diverse organisms.
November, 2011

Driven by Genomic Complexity, Old Barriers Between Disciplines Wear Thin
The collaborative and cross-disiplinary focus of the IGSP leads to exciting research
October 1, 2011

Four Duke researchers win NIH New Innovator Awards -  Duke Today
Nicolas Buchler and Charles Gersbach are amongst the winners of this award for researchers near the start of their career.
September 20, 2011

Baby sea urchins aren't all the same - Duke Research Blog
David Garfield and Grey Wray found that sea urchin embryos have a lot more variation in the genes that regulate their early development than scientists thought.
August 9, 2011