Two of Duke's newest faculty members, John Rawls and Lawrence David, are both experts in studies of microbes' role in human health and disease. Rawls and David are part of a growing group of Duke investigators focused on the application of the genome sciences on the microbial world through the Center for the Genomics of Microbial Systems led by Raphael Valdivia.READ MORE
Mohamed Noor and Walter Sinnott-Armstrong have flipped their Duke classrooms based on their Coursera teaching experiences.
Suyash got an early introduction to the IGSP via the Genome Focus program, as many Duke undergraduates but only a small number of Pratt students do. He then spent 10 weeks at the IGSP as a summer fellow, working full-time in the lab of Biomedical Engineering Professor Lingchong You.
Cook-Deegan has been studying patents and their role in innovation and access to genomic technologies for decades. His expertise landed him in the middle of the public debate over lawsuits filed against Myriad Genetics over patents the company held on genes associated with a risk of breast and ovarian cancer.READ MORE
The IGSP provides an educational foundation for undergraduates interested in the genome sciences and their implications through a combination of coursework and research opportunities.
The PhD Program in Computational Biology & Bioinformatics is an integrative, multidisciplinary training program that encompasses the study of biology using computational and quantitative methods.
The Duke University Program in Genetics and Genomics is an umbrella graduate training program that spans several basic science and clinical departments and bridges the Medical Center and the College of Arts and Sciences.
The IGSP and its affiliates offer many non-credit weekly or monthly seminars and special events along with a Genome Academy learning series for anyone wishing to enhance their research skills.