Duke center for genomic and computational biology

Who We Are

GCB is an interdisciplinary center where faculty across Duke’s campus collaborate to study complex problems in genomic and computational biology, train researchers and develop genomic technologies. GCB brings together scientists, engineers, physicians and sociologists passionate about interdisciplinary research to explore big questions in genomics and computational biology.


  • are researchers who thrive in a highly collaborative and multidisciplinary environment
  • are passionate about interdisciplinary research that dissolves the distinction between quantitative analysis and wet lab research.
  • come from the School of Medicine, Pratt School of Engineering, Nicholas School of the Environment, and the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences
  • apply modeling and experimentation to understand and design complex biological systems using a wide range of approaches and model systems
  • develop innovative methods to generate unique data sets and formulate novel approaches to analyze them
  • design and disseminate next-generation technologies and best practices for research
  • make significant contributions to basic and applied science.