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Marcy Speer-Fellowship Awards 2019

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Congratulations to Jordan Powers on winning the Marcy Speer Fellowship Award for 2019-2020.   Congratulations to Martine Tremblay on being awarded the Marcy Speer Best Scientific Paper Award. Great job!

Chelsea Shoben-Sigma Xi Grant

Thursday, August 15, 2019
Chelsea Shoben from the Reddy lab was awarded a Sigma Xi Research grant.  Congrats Chelsea!

Amy Webster-Genetics Society of America (GSA) Award

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Amy Webster from the Baugh lab was awarded the DeLill Nasser Award for Professional Development in Genetics for Fall 2019!  Please use the link below to learn more about the award.  http://genestogenomes.org/congratulations-to-the-fall-2019-winners-of-the-delill-nasser-award-for-... Read More »

UPGG Student & Faculty Town Hall Meeting on September 3, 2019

Monday, July 8, 2019
UPGG will hold the annual program town hall meeting for students and faculty on Tuesday, September 3 at 12:30p in 147 Nanaline Duke.  Hope all participating members can join us and hear the latest UPGG news.

UPGG Scientific Computing Bootcamp August 12-16, 2019

Sunday, July 7, 2019
UPGG will host a scientific computing workshop the week of August 12-16 2019.  This workshop is a requirement for all incoming UPGG students.  We have limited space available for other interested students.  Please contact Liz Labriola -  liz.labriola@duke.ed for more details.

Niba Nirmal Honorable Mention

Monday, April 15, 2019
UPGG 2nd year student, Niba Nirmal from the Benfey lab was awarded an Honorable Mention in the 2019 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) competition.

Cullen Roth (SERYM) 2019

Monday, April 15, 2019
UPGG 5th year student, Cullen Roth from the Magwene lab received an award for his presentation at the annual South Eastern Yeast Meeting (SERYM).

Katharine Korunes-Professional Development Post-Feb 2019

Thursday, February 14, 2019
The Graduate School has just published a post by Katharine Korunes reflecting on the value of her GRIP internship at the EPA. https://gradschool.duke.edu/professional-development/blog/broadening-your-thinking-about-your-research-and-yourself-through  

Joseph Heitman - Genetics Society of America Award

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Joe Heitman was awarded the Edward Novitski prize of the Genetics Society of America.  Heitman is honored for his work on human fungal pathogens and for identifying the molecular targets of widely-used immunosuppressive drugs. The latter work proved to be a seminal contribution to the... Read More »

Sarah Cunningham and Katie Jacobs-Bass Fellowship 2019-2020

Wednesday, December 26, 2018
UPGG students, Sarah Cunningham and Katie Jacobs awarded a 2019-2020 Bass Fellowship.  Sarah is a 3rd year student in the Reddy lab and Katie is a 4th year student in the Lew lab.  Congrats to Sarah and Katie!

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