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Recruiting a postdoctoral fellow

PDF Version. A post-doctoral position is available in the laboratory of Lawrence David at Duke University (www.ladlab.org). About the lab: Our lab is interested in devising tools and techniques for controlling human-associated bacterial communities. We take an interdisciplinary approach towards this goal, developing both…

New paper in mBio

New paper in mBio

Lawrence’s with Regina LaRocque and Peter Turnbaugh on gut microbial succession after cholera infection in humans has been published online at mBio. The paper has been featured in Nature Reviews Microbiology. Photo taken by Lawrence David in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Lawrence named Searle Scholar

Lawrence named Searle Scholar

Lawrence was named a Searle Scholar today. His award will support the lab’s work on developing approaches to control bacterial communities in humans. Many thanks to the Searle Scholars Program for their support! From the Program’s Press Release: April 13, 2015: Chicago, Illinois –…

Lawrence named Hartwell Investigator

Lawrence named Hartwell Investigator

Lawrence was named a Hartwell Investigator today. His award will support the lab’s work on necrotizing enterocolitis and the gut microbiota. Many thanks to the Hartwell Foundation for their support! From the Foundation’s Press Release: Memphis, TN, April 01, 2015 – The Hartwell Foundation today…

David Lab Grows

The David Lab has recently added a new computational graduate student, Firas Midani. Firas is a Computational Biology & Bioinformatics PhD student. Firas will be working to understand the structure and dynamics of human microbiota using machine learning, with partial…

Sai’s SUUP proposal funded

Congratulations to Sai on winning a SMIF Undergraduate User Program award! This award will give Sai $500 in monthly user fees at the Duke Shared Materials Instrumentation Facility for 1 year. Have fun in the SMIF Sai!

New paper in Genome Biology

New paper in Genome Biology

Lawrence’s manuscript with Eric Alm on daily gut and saliva microbiota dynamics for one year in humans has been published in Genome Biology. The paper has been featured by the Atlantic, the Scientist, Carl Zimmer, the National Geographic Daily News, NBCNews, Vox, the Huffington Post,…

Aspen wins the NDSEG graduate fellowship

Congratulations to Aspen, who has just been selected as a 2014 NDSEG Fellow! She was one of ~200 chosen from ~3000 applications. From the website: The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship is a highly competitive, portable fellowship…