Allen Zhou

Student Spotlight

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

  Class of 2017 Hometown: Chapel Hill, North Carolina Current Research: I am currently working with Dr. Anne West in Duke’s Department of Neurobiology on using CRISPR to investigate the role of epigenetic modifications, such as histone acetylation and methylation, in the regulation of... read more about Student Spotlight »

Opiate Outreach team 2017

Students & Faculty Help to Save 624 Lives

Monday, July 11, 2016

As part of Duke's Bass Connections initiative, the Stemming the Opiate Epidemic through Education and Outreach team worked in partnership with the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition to assemble naloxone kits that contain a prescription medication to reverse opioid drug... read more about Students & Faculty Help to Save 624 Lives »

Emily Chen

Student Spotlight

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

  Class of 2017 Hometown: Pittstown, New Jersey Current Research: I work in Dr. Greg Field's lab, looking at retinal circuitry. Specifically, I am studying the tree shrew retina in order to determine how primate-like it is, using techniques such as immunohistochemistry,... read more about Student Spotlight »

2016-17 DIBS Research Incubator Awards Announced

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

  Eight interdisciplinary research teams at Duke have been selected to receive the 2016-2017 Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) Research Incubator Awards (five new awards and three continuation awards). The DIBS Research Incubator Awards program is designed to encourage innovative... read more about 2016-17 DIBS Research Incubator Awards Announced »

Jordan Cohen

Student Spotlight

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

  Class of 2017 Hometown: Scottsdale, Arizona Current research: I’m working in Dr. Tobias Egner’s lab in the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience under postdoc Anthony Sali. We are working on cognitive flexibility during task switching and the cost that accompanies attention shifting... read more about Student Spotlight »

Wolfgang Liedktke

CABC faculty Wolfgang Liedktke discovers and tests new class of pain releivers.

Friday, June 3, 2016

  New research from Center on Addiction & Behavior Change (CABC) faculty Wolfgang Liedktke and his collaborators has revealed a potential new class of small-molecule drugs that simultaneously block two sought-after targets in the treatment of pain. The proof-of-concept... read more about CABC faculty Wolfgang Liedktke discovers and tests new class of pain releivers. »

Kelly Vittetoe

Student Spotlight

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Class of 2017 Hometown: Knoxville, Tennessee Current Research: I’m working in the Perception, Performance, and Physiology Laboratory on a long-term project that collects sensorimotor function data and concussion history from athletes and analyzes that data in conjunction with on-field game... read more about Student Spotlight »

Elizabeth Ginalis

Student Spotlight

Friday, May 20, 2016

Class of 2016 Hometown: Rumson, New Jersey Current research: Mild traumatic brain injury in the pediatric population. Dream job: A physician! I am currently considering specializing in surgery and would also like to incorporate global health work into my career.  Favorite... read more about Student Spotlight »

Haley Sullivan

Student Spotlight

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

  Class of 2016 Hometown: Raleigh, NC Current research: I am doing research in Dr. Staci Bilbo’s neuroimmunology lab. Generally, I’ve focused on the impact of early life infection on the brain later in life. Currently, I’m working on a project creating 3D reconstructions of microglia... read more about Student Spotlight »

DIBS Brain Awareness

2016 Brain Awareness Week at Duke Draws 800 Attendees

Thursday, April 7, 2016

DIBS welcomed nearly 800 guests during its eighth annual Brain Awareness Week at Duke, March 28-April 3. Thanks to all the attendees and volunteers who excited their neurons with us! New events this year included a movie night, gallery talks, brain trivia, and DIBS Discovery Day. DIBS... read more about 2016 Brain Awareness Week at Duke Draws 800 Attendees »