GCB News

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?

Arthur Moseley retires

Arthur Moseley, director of the Proteomics and Metabolomics Core Facility is retiring on January 31, 2022. Dr. Moseley started the Proteomics and Metabolomics core upon arriving at Duke in 2007. Here's what some of his colleagues in the lab had to share about him:

Donald receives $3M Established Investigator MIRA award

Bruce Donald, PhD, James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, Mathematics and Chemistry and professor of biochemistry, has received a five year, $2.9 million Established Investigator Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) for computational and experimental studies of protein structure and design. This grant is an R35 Outstanding Investigator Award, to provide long term support to an experienced investigator with an outstanding record of research productivity.

Three GCB faculty included on this year's 'Highly Cited Researchers' list

Peak achievement in the sciences isn’t measured by stopwatches or goals scored, it goes by citations – the number of times other scientists have referenced your findings in their own academic papers. A high number of citations is an indication that a particular work was influential in moving the field forward.