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Could a Drug Engineered From Bananas Fight Many Deadly Viruses?
October 24, 2015
A recent publication in Cell from the Al-Hashimi Lab: A banana a day may not keep the doctor away, but...
Paul Modrich shares the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
October 7, 2015
DURHAM, NC - The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced today that Paul Modrich, Professor of Biochemistry at Duke University,...
September 6, 2015
Recent publication in Science from the Schumacher lab: Structures of archaeal DNA segregation machinery reveal bacterial and eukaryotic linkages DNA...
Graduate Student awarded a 2015 NSF Fellowship
August 19, 2015
Congratulations to Benjamin Fenton, a first year Biochemistry graduate student in the laboratory of Professor Pei Zhou, for being awarded...
Structures Reveal Basis of Recurring Urinary Tract Infections
July 28, 2015
Work carried out by the laboratories of Professors Maria A. Schumacher and Richard G. Brennan in collaboration with Professor Kim...
Gene fuels age-related obesity and diabetes
July 13, 2015
DURHAM, N.C. - Practically everyone gets fatter as they get older, but some people can blame their genes for the...
Beating Back Multidrug Resistant Bacteria
June 29, 2015
Professor Pei Zhou is teaming up with Drs. Eric Toone and Vance Fowler to come up with new ways to...
Welcome Assistant Professor, Dr. Yang
June 1, 2015
On 1 June 2015 the Department of Biochemistry welcomed its newest Assistant Professor, Dr. Haung-he Yang. Dr. Yang is also...
Professor Hashim M. Al-Hashimi was named a James B. Duke Professor of Biochemistry
April 30, 2015
On 30 April 2015, Professor Hashim M. Al-Hashimi was named a James B. Duke Professor of Biochemistry for his outstanding...
'Quantum Jitters' Could Form Basis of Evolution, Cancer
March 11, 2015
Shape-shifting DNA base pairs can trick the copying machine