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Bruce Donald's company featured at Duke Venture Day

Bruce Donald’s company, Gavilán Biodesign, was featured as one of eight Duke start-up investments at the first Duke Venture Day earlier this month.

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graphic representation of bacteria under a microscope
April 3, 2019

Guts and Glory: David Lab Studies Gut Microbiome

Like fingerprints, everyone has a unique gut microbiome. The gut microbiome, the largest population of microbes in the body, affects a person from birth throughout life by impacting the immune system, central nervous system, digestion and other bodily processes.
9 images of bacteria in blooming patterns
March 20, 2019

Postdoc Blooms in GCB

Most people don’t think of bacteria and art together, but maybe they should. Bacteria formations can cause stunning and diverse patterns that resemble museum-quality artwork.