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IBIEM Holds Inaugural Symposium on Microbiome Dynamics and Engineering

March 14, 2017

An emerging program designed to develop the growing field of bioinformatics held its first symposium at Duke March 10, attracting 100 participants from disparate fields from each corner of the Research Triangle.

Teaming the Microbiome

March 3, 2017

If ever a match were made in scientific heaven, it’s between Big Data and Bioinformatics. Machine learning techniques have already begun to revolutionize our understanding of how bacteria influence human and environmental health and can efficiently produce a wide variety of products.

N.C. A&T Partners with Duke to Fill a Crucial Gap in Bioinformatic Training

September 1, 2015

North Carolina A&T State University and Duke University have been awarded a $3 million National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Traineeship grant to develop a program for graduate students who are interested in microbiome research.

Fillling a Bioinformatic Training Gap

September 1, 2015

Duke University and NC A&T have been awarded a National Science Foundation Research Traineeship grant to develop a program for graduate students who are interested in microbiome research.  This program is designed to transcend communication barriers between disciplines and promote team... read more