Duke Department of Cell Biology
Cell Biology is one of the eight basic science Departments of Duke Medical Center. Faculty of our Department are internationally recognized for their research, which excels in basic biomedical research at the cellular, molecular, structural, and organismal level. Another important mission of the Department is to prepare graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and medical students for successful and rewarding careers in academic, clinical, and non-academic settings. Members of Cell Biology work together to generate a supportive, enthusiastic, and diverse environment that fosters the innovative and creative ideas that drives our science. Learn more....
In the news
Dr. I-Chun Tsai, a postdoctoral fellow in the Center for Human Disease Modeling, was recently awarded the 2015 Holger Müller Prize. This is the 5th iteration of an award given by the Care-For-Rare Foundation to young scientists performing work deemed to be groundbreaking in the field of rare genetic disorders. Dr. Tsai and her collaborator, Nina Bögershausen, were recognized for their studies entailing the genetic and mechanistic discoveries in Kabuki syndrome. A link to the paper can be found here.
Faculty currently recruiting students
The following faculty members in Cell Biology are currently recruiting Graduate Students. Please click on the faculty's name to read more about their research. Michel Bagnat, Blanche Capel, Stefano Di Talia, Cagla Eroglu, Chay Kuo, Terry Lechler, Chris Nicchitta, Ken Poss, Scott Soderling, Purushothama Tata, and Eda Yildirim.