GCB News

2022 Summer Scholars Officially Kicks Off

The Duke Center for Genomic and Computational Biology (GCB) and the Center for Precision Medicine has partnered once again with North Carolina Central University (NCCU) for the Summer Scholars Program in Genome Sciences and Medicine, welcoming students to Durham, North Carolina

Lipid Serendipity

A newly discovered protein modification opens up another world of discovery

Moffitt, Caspi Elected to American Academy of Arts & Science

Terrie Moffitt and Avshalom Caspi are two of the four Duke faculty elected members of the American Academy of Arts & Science.

Founded in 1780, the Academy honors excellence and convenes leaders to examine new ideas, address issues of importance to the nation and the world, and advance the public good. This year’s election of 261 new members continues a tradition of recognizing accomplishments and leadership in academia, the arts, industry, public policy, and research.

Haga authors 'The Book of Genes and Genomes'

Susanne B. Haga, PhD, associate professor of medicine and co-director of educational programs at the Duke Center for Applied Genomics & Precision Medicine has authored a new book, "The Book of Genes and Genomes" providing readers an easy to understand overview of the advances in genetics and genomics. 

We spoke with Dr. Haga about her new book:

Congratulations on the publication of your book! How long has this been in the works?

Like Looking in a Mirror

How superbugs use mirror images to create antibiotic resistance

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacterial infection that has become resistant to most of the antibiotics used to treat regular staph infections.