World-renowned Duke Biochemist Irwin Fridovich, discoverer of superoxide dismutase and pioneering studies in the field of oxygen free radicals, passed away at his home on Saturday 2 November. As a tribute to his sixty-year contribution to the field of biochemistry and greater Duke community, Duke flags have been lowered to half-mast. Read about Irwin’s life and his contributions to science
Huanghe Yang, PhD, and Mohamad Mikati, MD, received an award from the Duke Institute for Brain Science. They will research mutations in BK-type ion channels in those afflicted with epilepsy and dyskinesia, determining how the mutation causes neurological symptoms and how to design new precision therapeutics. Read more
Ying Yin was given this prestigious award for her scientific discoveries and publications as well as the positive impact she's had on her lab, and departmental and institutional culture.
Jan 21Professor Ned A. Porter (Vanderbilt University, Department of Chemistry)From Free Radical Clocks to Human Malformation SyndromesFrench Family Science Center 223711:40 am to 1:10 pm
Jan 21Jeremy KayHow to build a neural circuit: RNA isoform diversity and cell-cell recognition in the developing visual systemNanaline Duke 14712:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Jan 21Fred WinstonAnalysis of factors that control transcription, chromatin structure, and genome stabilityNanaline Duke 14712:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Jan 23Craig Cameron, Ph.D.Thursday Seminar SeriesNanaline Duke 14712:30 pm to 1:30 pm