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Laryssa Baldridge, Ph.D.

Laryssa Baldridge, Ph.D.

Instructor B of Biology

Office: 9 Greenfield Ct., Durham, NC 27705

Phone: +1 316 258 0755

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Richard T. Barber

Richard T. Barber

Harvey W. Smith Professor Emeritus of Biological Oceanography in the Division of Earth and Ocean Sciences

Office: Marine Laboratory, 135 Duke Marine Lab Rd, Beaufort, NC 28516

Phone: (252) 504-7578

The role of ocean biogeochemical processes in the global carbon cycle and, particularly, the involvement of ocean processes in sequestering anthropogenic carbon dioxide are research topics which are now receiving a great deal of attention. A decade ago there was consensus that the ocean took up a... Full Profile »

Ryan Baugh, Ph.D.

Ryan Baugh, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology

Office: 4314 French Family Science Center, Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708

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

Phone: +1 919 613 8179

We study nutritional control of development in the roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans. We are interested in the signaling pathways and gene regulatory mechanisms that enable the worm to reversibly arrest development and resist stress in response to starvation. We are also interested in epigenetic... Full Profile »

Amy Bejsovec, Ph.D.

Amy Bejsovec, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology

Office: Rm. 4312 French Family Science Center, Dept. of Biology, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90338, Dept. of Biology, Durham, NC 277080338

Phone: +1 919 613 8162

My laboratory explores the molecular mechanisms of pattern formation in developing embryos. We focus on the Wingless(Wg)/Wnt class of secreted growth factor: these molecules promote cell-cell communication leading to important cell fate decisions during the development of both vertebrate and... Full Profile »

Philip Benfey, Ph.D.

Philip Benfey, Ph.D.

Paul Kramer Professor of Biology in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

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

Campus Box: Duke Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: +1 919 660 7338

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Emily Bernhardt, Ph.D.

Emily Bernhardt, Ph.D.

James B. Duke Professor

Office: FFSC 3313, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90338, Durham, NC 277080000

Phone: +1 919 660 7318

I am an ecosystem ecologist and biogeochemist whose research is principally concerned with tracking the movement of elements through ecological systems. My research aims to document the extent to which the structure and function of aquatic ecosystems is being altered by land use change (... Full Profile »

Robert Brandon, Ph.D.

Robert Brandon, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology

Office: 209 West Duke Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90743, Durham, NC 277080743

Phone: +1 919 660 3067

Robert N. Brandon (Ph.D. 1979, Harvard) joined the Duke Faculty in fall of 1979. He holds a joint appointment in Philosophy and Biology . He has published articles in Philosophy of Science, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science... Full Profile »

Sherryl A. Broverman

Sherryl A. Broverman

Associate Professor of the Practice of Biology

Office: Science Dr, 307 B Biological Sciences, Durham, NC 27708

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

Phone: (919) 668-0228

How inclusion of civic issues, international connections, and social engagement alters the cognitive and affective responses of non- major science students to science education. How course design impacts the demographics (gender, race, etc) of student enrollment in elective science courses.... Full Profile »