GCB News

Research Roundup: August 2021

Here are summaries of a selection of the papers published by GCB faculty in August 2021:

CANCER

Xiling Shen, Greg Crawford, Charlie Gersbach, Purushothama Rao Tata and team investigated chromatin remodeling in metastatic cells in the liver and present a potential strategy to target that chromatic remodeling in metastatic cancer and the promise of repurposing drugs to treat metastasis. Read more

Research Roundup: June-July 2021

Here are summaries of a sampling of the papers published by GCB faculty in June and July 2021:

NEW METHODS AND MODELS

Cell-mediated living fabrication holds promise for generating materials with versatile, programmable functions. Lingchong You, Xiling Shen and team engineered living material from semi-interpenetrating polymer networks. Their work lays the foundation for programming functional living materials for diverse applications. Read more 

2021 Summer Scholars season wraps with poster presentations

Eight students from five universities spent eight weeks of their summer at Duke University as part of the Summer Scholars Program in Genome Sciences and Medicine for Underrepresented Minority Underclassmen. They presented their research findings in a poster presentation on July 2. 

Research Roundup: May 2021

Here are summaries of a selection of the papers published by GCB faculty in May 2021:

CANCER

Ashley Chi and team explored the connection between low-carbohydrate diets and androgen deprivation therapy, which is the standard, first line treatment for metastatic prostate cancer. Read more