A confocal microscopy image of villi in the small intestine shows cell nuclei in blue and absorbed dietary fat in red.
GCB News

Microbes Help Orchestrate How the Gut Uses its Genes

Mice without microbes rely on an entirely different set of genes to digest fat

Center News

Figure Caption: CRISPR-based activation of gene networks implicated in human stem cells becoming neuronal cells led to the generation of cells with neuronal shapes and markers (left) and enhanced function and electrophysiological properties, including producing more action potentials more frequently (right).
December 1, 2020

It’s time to grow up

Stem cells have the potential to turn into any cell type, which makes them an incredibly powerful tool for disease modeling and regenerative medicine.
Anne Yoder and Purushothamma Rao Tata
November 25, 2020

GCB Welcomes New Members

This fall, GCB welcomed two new members: Anne Yoder, Ph.D., and Purushothama Rao Tata, Ph.D.

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October 23, 2020

GCB helps spin out success

In FY20, 17 new start-up companies formed at Duke, according to Duke’s Office of Licensing and Ventures (OLV).