Dean’s Distinguished Research Series 2023

Dean's distinguished Research Series 2023

The Duke University School of Medicine’s Dean’s Distinguished Research Series showcases groundbreaking research from the basic, clinical, and translational sciences. Formerly Research Week, the reimagined series will be held in-person and livestreamed. All faculty, staff, trainees, and students are welcome to attend.

Thursday, February 23, 2023

Titia de Lange, PhD

Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD, Distinguished Lecture

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Great Hall, Trent Semans Center for Health Education and livestreamed

 

"Telomeres and cancer: genome instability and tumor suppression"

Titia de Lange, PhD
Laboratory of Cell Biology and Genetics
Director, Anderson Center for Cancer Research
Rockefeller University

Thursday, February 23, 2023

Faculty Lectures

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Trent Semans Center for Health Education and livestreamed

Debra Silver

 

 

 

 

Debra Silver, PhD
Associate Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Cell Biology, and Neurobiology

craig lowe

 

 

 

Craig Lowe, PhD
Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Assistant Professor of Cell Biology
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute

Thursday, March 9, 2023

Trainee Poster Session

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Faculty Lectures

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Trent Semans Center for Health Education and livestreamed

Chris Beyrer

 

 

 

 

Chris Beyrer, MD, MPH
Director, Duke Global Health Institute
Professor of Medicine 

Keisha Bentley-Edwards

 

Keisha Bentley-Edwards, PhD
Associate Professor, General Internal Medicine
Associate Director of Research, Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity
Co-Director, Special Populations & Equity in Research Cores, Clinical and Translational Science Award, CTSI

Thursday, March 30, 2023

Faculty Lectures

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Trent Semans Center for Health Education and livestreamed

Cagla Eroglu

 

 

 

Cagla Eroglu, PhD
Professor of Cell Biology and Neurobiology
HHMI Investigator 

Andrew West

"Genetic risks and new toxin challenges in understanding and treating Parkinson’s disease"

 

Andrew West, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Director, Duke Center for Neurodegeneration and Neurotherapeutics

Trainee Poster Session

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Faculty Lectures 

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Trent Semans Center for Health Education and livestreamed
 

Kimberly Johnson

 

 

 

Kimberly Johnson, MD
Professor of Medicine
Senior Fellow in the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute

Lisa McElroy

 

 

 

Lisa McElroy, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Surgery and Population Health Sciences
Inaugural Onyekwere E. Akwari Endowed Professor in Surgery