September 7, 2022
We are thrilled to have Laura McCoubrey from University College London working with us for the next couple months! She was funded by the Bogue Fellowship to be a visiting graduate student here. Looking forward to your exciting new discoveries studying the microbiome.
August 22, 2022
We are very excited to welcome our fifth PhD student Chloe Markey! She is from the University of Michigan and has recieved the Pratt Gardner Fellowship to support her research. We can't wait to share all of her exciting discoveries!
August 18, 2022
Congrats to our rising 2nd year graduate students who were all awarded with Second Year Fellowships. Great work Amy, Hrshita & Zilu!
July 29, 2022
Congratulations to our DukeRep student Mathias for winning first place in the poster competition today!
July 7, 2022
We are very excited to welcome several new members to our lab. Yuichi is a JSR fellow, Yan is a post-doctoral fellow, Ashley is an undergraduate student, and Brian and Mathias are high school students. Looking forward to the exciting research from you all!
June 10, 2022
Huge congratulations to our PhD student Zach for being awarded a prestigious NDSEG Fellowship! He achieved the rare feat of being awarded both an NSF GRFP and a NDSEG, too bad he can only keep one. We are very proud of you Zach!
May 8, 2022
Congrats to Holly and Jack for graduating with their Masters! We are looking forward to hearing about all your future successes.
April 6, 2022
Our PhD student Zach Fralish has recieved a prestiguous NSF GRFP Fellowship. Congratulations Zach, we are very proud of you!
February 21, 2022
Daniel gave a talk at the UNC Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery and the Carolina Cancer Nanotechnology Training Program.
December 13, 2021
Daniel gave a keynote talk at the ELLIS Machine Learning for Molecule Discovery Workshop about our active machine learning efforts.
November 16, 2021
We are thrilled to welcome our fourth graduate student Zach Fralish! Zach will lead our drug development work and we can't wait to share all his exciting discoveries!
November 1, 2021
We have recieved the early career investigator High-Risk High-Impact 2021 Seed Funding from Duke MedX together with the Tata lab.
October 25, 2021
We are super excited to welcome our third graduate student Amy Chung! Amy will lead our microbiome metabolite work and we can't wait to share all her exciting discoveries!
October 22, 2021
The lab has recieved a 2021 Shared Materials Instrumentation Facility (SMIF) voucher award. This grant will support our research through access to the SMIF and its state-of-the-art equipment for imaging and nanoparticle characterization.
September 22, 2021
Huge congratulations to Joe and Holly for being awarded fellowships/assistantships to support their work! Holly recieved a Master's Student Research Fellowship and Joe recieved a URS Assistantship! Very well deserved!
September 14, 2021
We are excited to have Junyu Nan join us as a new Master student. Junyu graduated from UC Irvine with a B.Sc. in Biology & Mathematics and is excited to start working on our nanoparticle projects.
September 1, 2021
After his succesful M.Sc. work at Duke with us, Zilu decided to stay and is now our second PhD student! We are very happy we can continue to work with Zilu and look forward to all your exciting discoveries!
June 2, 2021
The UNC Chapel Hill Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease (CGIBD) has awarded us a Pilot Grant to predict the effects of microbial metabolites on NOD-like receptors. Very grateful to be able to start this new line of research and built translational collaborations with the CGIBD.
April 15, 2021
We are excited to host Ben for his CBB rotation and Joe for a BSURF internship this summer!
April 5, 2021
Daniel presented the results from our recent Nature Nanotechnology paper at the ACS Spring 2021 meeting.
March 25, 2021
Our computational nanoparticle design work was just published in Nature Nanotechnology.
February 26, 2021
We received our first small grant from NC Biotech! The Flash Grant will provide directed funding to get us started on some of our new ideas and facilitate integration into the North Carolina biotech community. Excited and grateful for this opportunity.
January 26, 2021
We are growing and look forward to be working with Sara (Comp Sci), Zilu (BME), and Tiffany (CBB) this spring semester. We also welcome our first BME graduate student Hrshita!
November 18, 2020
Nathan Brown (Benevelont.AI) has put together a fantastic new book, covering different flavors of artificial intelligence methods applied to various challenges in the drug discovery process.
November 11, 2020
In a collaboration with the University of Cambridge and the University of Lisbon, we have developed a new software tool ”LabMate.ML” that can optimize organic synthesis conditions throu