People

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Nicolas J Magain

Postdoctoral Associate

Office: 350 Biological Sciences Building

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: (919) 660-7382

Fax: 919-660-7293

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Paul Mitaari Magwene

Associate Professor of Biology

Office: 124 Science Drive, Room 4103 Ffsc, Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: (919) 613-8159

Lab web site: http://biology.duke.edu/magwenelab/

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Paul S. Manos

Jack H. Neely Professor of Biology

Office: 330 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: (919) 660-7358

Fax: (919) 660-7372

My research emphasizes woody plants, especially the systematics of Fagaceae (the oak family), Juglandaceae (the walnut family), and related wind-pollinated families of flowering plants. I generally use DNA sequences to generate hypotheses of phylogenetic relationship for inferring morphological character evolution, analyzing patterns of biogeography, and revising classification. Students in my lab have studied the systematics and diversification of the following angiosperm families:... Full Profile »

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Sarah Boston Marion

Instructor, Non-Tenure Track of Biology

Office: 041 Biological Sciences Building

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: (919) 660-7442

Fax: 919-660-7293

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Jorge Marques Signes

Postdoctoral Associate

Office: French Science Center

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: (919) 613-8175

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Maria Mar Martinez Pastor

Research Scientist

Phone: (919) 684-1001

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John Mays

Botanical Hort. Tech

Office: Greenhouse

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: 660-7409

Fax: 660-7425

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David R. McClay

Arthur S. Pearse Professor of Biology in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

Office: 4102 French Science Center, Science Dr., Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: (919) 613-8188

Fax: (919) 660-7293

We ask how the embryo works. Prior to morphogenesis the embryo specifies each cell through transcriptional regulation and signaling. Our research builds gene regulatory networks to understand how that early specification works. We then ask how this specification programs cells for their morphogenetic movements at gastrulation, and how the cells deploy patterning information. Current projects examine 1) novel signal transduction mechanisms that establish and maintain embryonic boundaries... Full Profile »

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Erin Alison McKenney

Student

Office: 311 Bio Sci

Campus Box: 90338

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Dorian McMillan

Senior Laboratory Administrator

Office: 0046 Biological Sciences Building

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: (919) 660-7433

Fax: 919-660-7293

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Molly McMullen

Data Manager

Office: 367 Bio Sci

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: (919) 660-7300

Fax: (919) 660-7293

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Daniel W. McShea

Professor in the Department of Biology

Office: 139 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: (919) 660-7342

Fax: (919) 660-7293

Lab web site: http://www.biology.duke.edu/mcshealab/

My main research interest is hierarchy theory, especially the causal relationship between higher-level wholes and their components (Spencer, Simon, Campbell, Salthe, Wimsatt). In biology, for example, we might want to know how large-scale processes within a multicellular organism act to control the smaller-scale processes within its component cells. Or, in the area of my current research, how do the emotions in mammals (and perhaps other animals) act to initiate and control conscious thought... Full Profile »

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John McVay

Postdoctoral Associate

Office: Biological Sciences Building

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: (919) 660-7372

Fax: 919-660-7293

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John M. Mercer

Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Biology

Office: 239 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: (919) 660-7354

Fax: (919) 660-7293

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Jolanta Maria Miadlikowska

Instructor, Non Tenure Track of Biology

Office: 139 Bio Sci, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: (919) 660-7382

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Kathleen J Miglia

Lab Administrator

Office: 0058 Biological Sciences Building

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: (919) 681-2164

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Medhavinee Mijar

Associate in Research

Office: 137 Bio Sci

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: (919) 668-7634

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Gabriela Miklos

Lab Preparator

Office: 0058 Biological Sciences Building

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: 919-613-8714

Fax: 919-660-7293

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Esther M Miranda

Laboratory Research Analyst I

Office: FFSC

Campus Box: 91000

Phone: (919) 613-8189

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Rachel Marie Mitchell

Postdoctoral Scholar

Office: Biological Sciences Building

Campus Box: 90338

Fax: 919-660-7293

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Thomas Mitchell-Olds

Newman Ivey White Professor of Biology in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

Office: French

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: (919) 668-1635

Fax: 613-8177

Lab web site: https://sites.duke.edu/tmolab/

We study genetic variation in plant populations, focusing on genes that influence traits controlling plant performance in an environmental context – a central theme throughout our research in natural and agricultural populations. Much of our work is focused on the genes that affect ecological success and evolutionary fitness in natural environments. Similarly, the interaction of crop plants with their biotic and abiotic environments is controlled by complex trait variation which can be... Full Profile »

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Amy Mofield

Grants and Contracts Administrator

Office: 145 Biological Sciences Building

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: (919) 684-8802

Fax: (919) 660-7293

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Julius Mojica

Postdoctoral Associate

Office: Biological Sciences Building

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: (919) 668-6590

Fax: 919-660-7372

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Katherine J Moore

Associate In Research

Office: 4219 French Science Center

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: (919) 613-8179

Fax: 919-660-7293

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William F. Morris

Professor of Biology

Office: 254 Biological Sciences Building

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: (919) 684-5257

Fax: 919-660-7293

Bill Morris studies the population ecology of plants and insects (both herbivores and pollinators). Current projects include: the population dynamic consequences of constitutive and inducible resistance in plants, the maintenance of mutualistic interactions between flowering plants and nectar-robbing pollinators, the use of population-level attributes to detect biotic... Full Profile »

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Shauna G Morrow

Associate in Research

Office: 4113 French Science Center

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: (919) 668-6249

Fax: 919-660-7293

Lab web site: http://www.biology.duke.edu/~smorrow

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Alexander Motten

Associate Professor of the Practice Emeritus of Biology

Office: 130 Science Drive, 137 Biosci, Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: (919) 684-2301

Fax: (919) 660-7293

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Martha Muñoz

Postdoctoral Associate

Office: 015 Biological Sciences Building

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: (919) 613-0994

Fax: 919-660-7293

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Musoki Mwimba

Postdoctoral Scholar

Office: French Science Center

Campus Box: 90338

Phone: (919) 613-8175

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