Biochemistry Research at Duke





The Department of Biochemistry

Presents the Inaugural

Tao-Shih Hsieh Memorial Lecture






James C. Wang, Ph.D.
Mallinckrodt Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, emeritus
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Harvard University

Footnotes and Conjectures in Topoisomerase Studies: In memory of Dr. Tao-Shih Hsieh


​Friday, September 22, 2017
12:00 pm
103 Bryan Research Auditorium


Paul Modrich Shares Nobel Prize in Chemistry

October 7, 2015 - The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced today that Paul Modrich, Professor of Biochemistry at Duke University, Tomas Lindahl of the Francis Crick Institute and Clare Hall Laboratory in the UK, and Aziz Sancar of University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, are the recipients of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for mechanistic studies of DNA repair.

Robert Lefkowitz Shares Nobel Prize in Chemistry

​Robert J. Lefkowitz MD, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and Professor of Biochemistry who has spent his entire 39-year research career at the Duke University Medical Center, is sharing the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Brian K. Kobilka of Stanford University School of Medicine, who was a post-doctoral fellow in Lefkowitz's lab in the 1980s.  Photo by Duke University Photography


Congratulations to Dr. Allison Stelling! Allison a postdoctoral fellow in the Al-Hashimi laboratory has just been awarded an NIH Postdoctoral...
Kate Meyer is named a 2017 Rita Allen Foundation Scholar! Congratulations to Kate, who will use this scholarship to study...
Duke University Awards Four School of Medicine Faculty 2017 Distinguished Professorships Congratulations to Professor Maria A. Schumacher, who on 5...
The propagation of genetic material from one generation to the next, termed DNA segregation, is essential for all life and...


August 18, 2017 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Professor Dorota Gryko (Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Organic Chemistry)
August 21, 2017 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Jones 143
Keisha Melodi McSweeney
August 29, 2017 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
French Family Science Center 4233
Adrienne Roeder
September 7, 2017 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Nanaline Duke 147
Xiling Shen, Ph.D.