A diagram of the species of bacteria from an individual patient that are more likely to be found with tumor samples (blue) or normal tissue samples (yellow). The layout of the diagram shows the bacterial family tree, with node sizes proportional to the number of times a given bacterial group is observed. This specific diagram “rediscovers” that Fusobacterium species are strongly enriched in colorectal cancer and offers the new insight that Campylobacter species are also associated with the disease.
GCB News

The Cancer Microbiome Reveals Which Bacteria Live in Tumors

Researchers clean up data to identify the bugs better

By Ken Kingery

Center News

December 11, 2019

Precision health, oncology startup raises $3M

By WRAL TechWire

Xilis, a startup founded by two professors at Duke University focusing on precision health and oncology, has closed on $3 million in financing.

Summer Scholars  - Genome Sciences and Medicine for Underrepresented Minority Students
December 9, 2019

Going the Distance

Three Summer Scholars students take their research beyond Duke