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Postdoctoral Associates and Scholars play a critical role in furthering the research efforts in Duke Biology.  This portion of the website is dedicated to providing current and prospective Postdocs with the information they need to navigate work and life in the Department of Biology at Duke University.

Postdoc Liaison

Jo Bernhardt has the role of Postdoc Liaison for the department.  She is your first point of contact for any and all questions.  Jo can be found in Biological Sciences 139D or reached on the phone at 919-660-7372.  Her email is

Postdoc Orientation

For new Postdocs, two departmental postdoc orientation programs will be offered each year, in January and in September.  Specific dates will be announced as the time approaches.