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DIBS Seed Funds Lead to Interdisciplinary BRAIN Grants; 7:1 ROI

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Editor's note: Letters of intent for DIBS Research Incubator and Germinator Awards are due May 1, 5 p.m., EDT. More more information, click HERE. Researchers Calakos & Yin ​​​​​Duke researchers Nicole Calakos and Henry Yin are both interested in how the brain converts goal-directed,... read more about DIBS Seed Funds Lead to Interdisciplinary BRAIN Grants; 7:1 ROI »


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DIBS Cancels March 29 Discovery Day

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Due to Covid-19 concerns and new Duke guidance regarding large public gatherings on campus, we are canceling DIBS Discovery Day, our annual public outreach event. The event had been scheduled from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, March 29, with a sensory-friendly hour from 12 to 1 p.m. We appreciate support... read more about DIBS Cancels March 29 Discovery Day »


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Video Game-like Intervention 'Promising' in Improving ADHD Symptoms

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Video game-like interventions show promise in improving attention of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, according to a study co-authored by Scott Kollins, PhD, Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, and Director of the Duke ADHD Program. "A novel digital intervention for... read more about Video Game-like Intervention 'Promising' in Improving ADHD Symptoms »


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CCN Research Associate's Short Film Shown at Hayti Heritage Festival

Friday, February 14, 2020

Congratulations to Sade Abiodun, '18 Duke Neuroscience graduate, research associate at the DIBS Center for Cognitive Neuroscience--AND a filmaker! Her work, "Godspeed," was featured Feb. 14 as part of the annual Hayti Heritage Film Festival. For more information, click HERE for the Duke Chronicle... read more about CCN Research Associate's Short Film Shown at Hayti Heritage Festival »


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POSTPONED - CABC, Together for Resilient Youth Partner on April 17-18 Symposium

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Thank you for your interest in the Together for Resilient Youth/Duke Center on Addiction and Behavior Change Workshop.  Unfortunately, the event must be POSTPONED due to COVID-19 restrictions.  IF you register at this site, we will add you to the mailing list for updates as we select... read more about POSTPONED - CABC, Together for Resilient Youth Partner on April 17-18 Symposium »


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Eroglu Study Yields Huntington Clues

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

A research team led by DIBS Faculty Network Member Cagla Eroglu, PhD, has identified a new function of a gene, the mutation of which is related to Huntington's Disease. The team's publication appeared in Cell Report on Jan. 21, 2020. MORE read more about Eroglu Study Yields Huntington Clues »


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Duke Lowers Flags to Honor Prof. Warren Meck

Friday, January 24, 2020

Duke has lowered its flags to half-staff in honor of long-time faculty member Warren Meck, PhD, Psychology & Neuroscience, who died Jan. 21. Professor Meck was recognized for his ground-breaking research on human and animal perceptions of time. He was a member of the DIBS Faculty Network, as is... read more about Duke Lowers Flags to Honor Prof. Warren Meck »


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DIBS Inclusion & Power Dynamics Series Starts 1/31

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Registration is now open for the Spring 2020 Inclusion & Power Dynamics Workshop Series, sponsored by DIBS and supported by Duke Faculty Advancement. Events are free but space is limited and registration requested. The first event is Jan. 31. Please register through this LINK. More... read more about DIBS Inclusion & Power Dynamics Series Starts 1/31 »


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Memories of 'Morally Right' Actions Play Role in Identity

Friday, January 3, 2020

A new study in the journal Memory, "The centrality of remembered moral and immoral actions in constructing personal identity," discusses the importance of how we remember "moral" and "immoral" actions to our own personal identities. First author Matthew L. Stanley is a former Duke student. Faculty... read more about Memories of 'Morally Right' Actions Play Role in Identity »


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Cryo-Electron Microscope Captures 'Wasabi Sensor'

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Duke University researchers exploring the sensation and management of pain have captured the shape, in unprecedented detail, of a biological structure in the mouth, nose and throat that senses pungent, irritating chemicals. The sensor, TRPA 1, may be found anywhere in the skin or epithelium lining... read more about Cryo-Electron Microscope Captures 'Wasabi Sensor' »


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