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cell culture demonstrating conjugation

November 22, 2017

Managing Antibiotics Not Enough to Reverse Resistance

Gene-swapping bacteria don’t lose resistance after antibiotics end

Chris Lam (second from left, back row) with the medical staff at Family Health Ministries at the Blanchard Clinic in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, one of his clinical collaborator sites.

October 18, 2017

Chris Lam Brings Engineering Expertise to Global Health

The BME PhD student and DGHI doctoral scholar has a passion for engineering medical devices to influence global health outcomes

Duke and Makerere BME students during the Spring Break trip to Uganda earlier this year.

October 17, 2017

Building Biomedical Engineering Capacity through Educational Partnerships

In an editorial in the Annals of Biomedical Engineering, researchers discuss the value of international education partnerships

The Durham Athletic Park in 1992. From the Wikipedia Commons.

October 13, 2017

Deterring Drones from Ballparks and Botanical Gardens

New grant exploring ways of deterring unwanted drones joins engineers with a AAA baseball stadium and a botanical garden

Nan Jokerst, the new Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives

October 13, 2017

Nan Jokerst Named Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives

New position will initially focus on enhancing undergraduate experience, support for women in STEM

Black dots mark gold nanoparticles that have been attracted to the surface of pressure-sensitive domes constructed by engineered bacteria.

October 09, 2017

Bacteria Self-Organize to Build Working Sensors

Bacteria with synthetic gene circuit self-assemble into working device

collage of external fellows

October 06, 2017

Seven Graduate Students Earn External Fellowships

Highly competitive national awards help graduate students conduct research

Kenneth Brown

October 04, 2017

Kenneth Brown: Connecting Quantum Systems to Computers and the Cosmos

New faculty member Kenneth Brown joins a growing group at Duke focused on building a quantum computer

Jungsang Kim

October 03, 2017

Jungsang Kim Named Fellow of The Optical Society

Distinction recognizes work on trapped ions for quantum computing

October 01, 2017

Developing Novel Diagnostic Tools

Diagnosing Dengue and Malaria  Tuan Vo-Dinh, Director of the Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics, the R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and Professor of Chemistry at Duke, is currently at work on multiple diagnostic assays for point-of-care settings. The first is a [...]

Amanda Randles

September 28, 2017

Amanda Randles Wins IEEE-CS High Performance Computing Award

Award recognizes young researchers who have made outstanding, influential and potentially long-lasting contributions in the field of high-performance computing

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