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A week-long celebration of research at Duke including an exciting array of faculty lectures and panel discussions; graduate student, trainee, and postdoctoral fellow flash talks; and special guest speakers presenting the Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD, Distinguished Lecture and Daubechies Lecture 2022.


Vaccines and Immunology: Learning the Pandemic’s Lessons

Duke’s long leadership in vaccine research and the Duke Human Vaccine Institute’s (DHVI) dogged 25-year pursuit of answers to HIV put the university and health system in an excellent position to address the sudden, global challenge of the novel RNA coronavirus SARS-Cov-2 when it began to sweep around the world in 2020.  

Enhancing the Research Enterprise at Duke: Building on Duke Science and Technology

Duke University recently launched Duke Science and Technology (DST), a fundraising and faculty recruitment and retention effort aimed at elevating and sustaining excellence in the sciences. The effort is designed to accelerate the recruitment of new faculty and expand core research strengths in three main areas: resilience of the body and brain, computation, and materials science.