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Assessing Antibiotic Resistance to Understand How Wild and Captive Lemurs Stay Healthy

Assessing Antibiotic Resistance to Understand How Wild and Captive Lemurs Stay Healthy

Sally Bornbusch, a Ph.D. student in Evolutionary Anthropology, spent last summer learning how to assess antibiotic resistance in bacterial microbiomes of non-human primates such as lemurs. This experience will inform her dissertation on the relationship between primate gut microbiomes and host health. Mentored by Christine Drea, Bornbusch was among 18 Duke University students who received […]

Faculty Receive Bass Connections Awards to Develop Courses

Faculty Receive Bass Connections Awards to Develop Courses

Bass Connections has awarded four course development funds to groups of Duke faculty members whose pedagogical ideas will expand interdisciplinary curricular options for undergraduates as well as graduate and professional students. This Spring an RFP invited Duke faculty, departments or schools to organize new courses or modify existing ones that align with one or more […]