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 - Genome Life
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
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.
Driven by Genomic Complexity, Old Barriers Between Disciplines Wear Thin - Genome Life
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