People

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Kieran M Samuk

Postdoctoral Associate

Phone: (919) 613-8179

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Lindsay Saunders, Ph.D.

Lab Administrator

Office: 130 Science Dr, Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 668-1779

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Philip Savoy, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

Phone: (919) 684-6556

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Amy K. Schmid

Assistant Professor of Biology

Office: 125 Science Dr, French Family Science Center 4105, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338

Phone: (919) 613-4464

Although life science research has entered the post-genomic era, we still understand little about the diversity of microbial life on earth. Information is particularly lacking on microbial extremophiles, which thrive at the limits of life. Extremophiles can be found in deep-sea hydrothermal vents... Full Profile »

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Lorian Schweikert, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar

Phone: (919) 660-7372

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Kristin Caruana Scott

Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

Office: 213 Research Drive, CARL Building Room 367 DUMC 3054, Durham, NC 27710

Campus Box: Duke Box 3054, Durham, NC 27710

Phone: (919) 684-7938

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Richard B. Searles

Professor Emeritus of Botany

Office: 049 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338

Phone: (919) 660-7336

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Jessica Selby

Postdoctoral Associate

Office: Room 137 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: +1 919 684 3649

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A. Jonathan Shaw

Professor of Biology

Office: Rm 139, Bio Phy Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338

Phone: (919) 660-7344

My research centers on the evolution and diversity of bryophytes. Current projects in the lab include molecular phylogenetic analyses of familial and ordinal level relationships in the arthrodontous mosses, studies of... Full Profile »

David R. Sherwood

Professor of Biology

Office: Box 90338, Department of Biology, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-1000

Phone: (919) 613-8192

Our research is directed at elucidating mechanisms underlying morphogenetic processes in development. We primarily use the model system C. elegans in our research, and combine powerful genetic and systems biology approaches with live-cell imaging to address three main topics:   Tissue... Full Profile »

Nina Tang Sherwood

Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Biology

Office: Box 90338 137 Bio Sciences, 130 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90338, Science Drive, 371D Biosci, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 684-8658

We use Drosophila melanogaster as a model to understand nervous system development and function. A genetic screen for molecules important to these processes identified the fly ortholog of the spastin gene, which when mutated in humans leads to a progressive neurodegenerative disease called... Full Profile »

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Chelsea Shoben

Associate In Research

Phone: (919) 681-3804

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Adam Shoffner

House Staff

Phone: +1 919 684 8111

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Christopher F Shreve

Instructor, Non-Tenure Track of Biology

Office: 139 Bio Sci, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338

Phone: (919) 684-2793

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Robert Shriver

Research Assistant, Ph D Student

Phone: +1 919 684 3649

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James N. Siedow

Professor Emeritus of Biology

Office: 130 Science Drive, 3105 French Science Centre, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90338, Department of Biology, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 684-5445

Physiological, biochemical and molecular studies of plant oxidative processes. I suspended the operation of my laboratory about eight years ago. Historically, the research in my laboratory looked at metabolic processes related to aerobic respiration in plants and fungi. Specifically, this... Full Profile »

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Crystal Sierra

Lab Administrator

Phone: (919) 660-7327

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Marie Simonin, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

Phone: (919) 660-7372

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Stacey Smalls Everett

Lab Technician

Office: 4230 French Family Science Center(FFSC), Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-1000

Phone: (919) 613-8739

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Jerome Smith

Botanical Horticulture Technician

Office: Phytotron Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90340, Durham, NC 27708-0340

Phone: (919) 660-7400

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Kathleen Kovalevski Smith

Professor of Biology

Office: 130 Science Drive, Room 122 Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338

Phone: (919) 684-3402

My current work is a focus on the relation between evolution and development in the mammalian skull. My model system involves comparisons of development in placental and marsupial mammals. These mammals are characterized by different developmental trajectories, extending back to some of the... Full Profile »

Randy Smith

Manager, Natural Sciences

Office: 137 Bio Sci Bldg, Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338

Phone: (919) 684-5828

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Todd H Smith

Lab Research Analyst II

Office: Phytotron, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90340, Durham, NC 27708-0340

Phone: (919) 660-7420

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Ashley Sobel

Research Associate

Office: 011 Allen Building, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: +1 602 400 5556

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Eric P. Spana

Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Department of Biology

Office: 130 Science Drive, 0050 Biological Sciences Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-1000

Phone: (919) 613-8208

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Mindy Sponsel

Associate In Research

Office: 4204 FFSC Building, 90338, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338

Phone: (919) 613-8175

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John E. R. Staddon

James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Neuroscience

Office: 242 Soc/psych Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90086, Durham, NC 27708-0086

Phone: (919) 493-4398

Until my retirement in 2007, my laboratory did experimental research on learning and adaptive behavior, mostly with animals: pigeons, rats, fish, parakeets.  We were particularly interested in timing and memory, feeding regulation, habituation and the ways in which pigeons and rats adapt to reward... Full Profile »

Boyd Strain, PH.D.

Professor Emeritus

Campus Box: Durham, NC 27708-0338

Phone: (919) 384-2051

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Tai-ping Sun

Professor of Biology

Office: 3104 French Family Science Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338

Phone: (919) 613-8166

The diterpenoid phytohormone gibberellin (GA) plays pivotal roles in regulating growth and development throughout the life cycle of higher plants. Mutations affecting GA biosynthesis or GA response were the key to control plant stature in wheat and rice that led to dramatically increased grain... Full Profile »

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Devjanee Swain- Lenz, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar

Phone: (919) 668-6249

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David Swofford

Research Scientist, Senior

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

Campus Box: Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-4129

Phone: (919) 668-4591

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