Friday, April 25, 2014, 11:45am,
Evolutionary Anthropology Talk Series Seminar 013 Bio Sci Bldg Diane Doran-Sheehy(Stony Brook University) "The role of diet in social dynamics, communication and life history: a case study of wild western gorillas"
Friday, April 25, 2014, 4:00pm,
Duke Plant Biology Forum Seminar 144 Bio Sci Room change! Xiaoyu Zheng (Dong Lab)(Duke Biology) "The Transcriptional Regulation of the Central Plant Defense Signal, Salicylic Acid"
This week the Huffington Post featured an article about the WISER girls' education project in Kenya founded by Sherryl Broverman. Written by Duke student Sofia Stafford, more
Dan Skelly gets NRSA Postdoc Fellowship
The title says it all. The National Institutes of Health have awarded an NRSA postdoctoral fellowship to Dan Skelly, a postdoc in the Magwene Lab. The title of Dan's project is "Functional variation in a conserved pathway influencing cellular differentiation." more
Dave Sherwood Lab Publishes in JCB
Laura Kelley and Elliott Hagedorn have published a paper in the March 31 issue of the Journal of Cell Biology. Their study reveals how the actin regulatory protein cofilin coordinates dynamic F-actin turnover and membrane delivery to make functional invadopodia--specialized subcellular "drill bits" used by invasive cells to penetrate other tissues. more
Biograds Win NSF Pre-Docs!
Biology graduate students Aspen Reese (Wright lab), Peter Tonner (Schmid lab), and Ariana Eily (Haase lab) have been awarded NSF pre-doctoral fellowships. more