News Archive

  • The Sullivan Lab welcomes Research Analyst Stephanie Merrett to the lab. (March 2021)
  • The Sullivan Lab welcomes MGM graduate student Evon DeBose-Scarlett to the lab. (March 2021)
  • Dr. Sullivan has been named Editor-in-Chief of the journal Chromosome Research (January 2021)
  • Dr. Sullivan has been named Associate Dean for Research Training. Read more about her new role on the Duke Med School Blog. (June 2019)
  • Dr. Sullivan has been named Co-Editor-in-Chief of the journal Chromosome Research (January 2020)
  • The Sullivan Lab welcomes UPGG rotation student Elissa Foss to the lab! (November 2019)
  • Graduate student Shannon McNulty successfully defended her PhD thesis on August 17th, 2018. Congratulations, “Dr. S”!
  • Our new review on Alpha satellite DNA has been published in Chromosome Research. (July 2018)
  • Our summer scholars, Naeema Hopkins-Kotb and Nimish Garg, presented their research at poster sessions on July 25th and 27th, 2018.
  • The Sullivan Lab welcomes Genome Sciences and Medicine Summer Scholar Naeema Hopkins-Kotb to the lab. (May 2018)
  • Congratulations to lab member Nimish Garg for being named a Huang Fellow. (May 2018)
  • The Sullivan Lab welcomes UPGG rotation student Crystal Kennedy to the lab. (November 2017)
  • The Sullivan Lab welcomes undergraduate Hannah Berg to the lab. (February 2017)
  • Listen to Dr. Sullivan talk about The Predictive Power Of The Junk In Your Genome on NPR affiliate 88.5 WFDD. (December 2016)
  • Our paper on centromere repositioning within euchromatin has been published in Chromosome Research. (August 2016)
  • Eureka! Variation in ‘junk’ DNA leads to trouble. Read all about it at the EurekAlert! (August 2016)
  • Our new paper on alpha satellite genomic variation and centromere function is available as an advance online article at Genome Research! Check it out here. (August 2016)
  • Graduate student Justyne Ross successfully defended her PhD thesis today! Congratulations, Dr. Ross! (06/30/16)
  • Beth Sullivan has been elected as a 2015 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Dr. Sullivan and the other new fellows were admitted on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, at the AAAS annual meeting in Washington, DC.
  • The Sullivan Lab welcomes CMB rotation student Nora Peterson to the lab. (February 2016)
  • Lab member Kim Chew presented her first poster at the MGM Department Retreat held September 11th-13th (2015) at Wrightsville Beach, NC.
  • Congratulations to Shannon McNulty for passing her preliminary examination! (September 2015)
  • The Sullivan Lab is pleased to announce that graduate student Shannon McNulty has joined the lab. (May 2014)
  • Read all about it! “Nucleolar Organization, Ribosomal DNA Array Stability, and Acrocentric Chromosome Integrity Are Linked to Telomere Function” (Stimpson, et al.) (March 2014)
  • The Sullivan Lab welcomes rotation student Shannon McNulty to the lab! (March 2014)
  • The Sullivan Lab welcomes undergraduate researcher Kim Chew to the lab. (October 2013)
  • It’s official! Dr. Sullivan has received tenure and promotion to Associate Professor. (April 2013)
  • Lab member Megan Aldrup-MacDonald has received the 2012-2013 Speer Memorial Scholarship award! (December 2012)
  • Congratulations to lab member Kaitlin Stimpson Woodlief, who earned her PhD on June 4th 2012!
  • The Sullivan Lab welcomes UPGG graduate students Megan Aldrup and Justyne Matheny to the lab! (June 2012)
  • The Sullivan Lab is pleased to host Molly Kuo as part of the 2012 IGSP Summer Fellowship Program. (June 2012)
  • Dr. Sullivan receives new National Institutes of Health grant to support (epi)genetic research in the lab. … Thank you, NIH! (March 2012)
  • Did you miss the 2nd Annual Duke Basic Science Day held on October 10th? View the recap here(October 2011)
  • Duke is diving into the DEEP – the Duke Epigenetics & Epigenomics Program, that is! An Inaugural Colloquium was held October 26th, and attendees learned how this exciting new community for basic and translational research can enhance their experience at Duke. (October 2011)
  • An all-Duke cast of speakers (including Dr. S!) presented their research at Basic Science Day 2011. (October 10, 2011)
  • Dr. Sullivan receives Trustee Alumni Award from McDaniel College for her contributions to genetic science. (May 2011)
  • Centromeres are open for business. Read about it here! (January 2011)
  • Kaitlin Stimpson named a semifinalist in the 2010 ASHG Trainee Research Awards Program. (October 2010)
  • 60th Annual ASHG Meeting to be held November 2-6, 2010, in Washington, D.C.
  • Scientists Unlock the Secrets of Fused Chromosomes by Making a Human Model (August 2010)
  • NIH uses social network to communicate scientific research and advances (image, Stimpson et al. 2010)
  • Kaitlin Stimpson receives National Award. (August 2010)
  • Mid Atlantic Centromere Conference to be held at the Natcher Center (NIH) in Bethesda, MD, Nov 16-17, 2009
  • The 59th Annual ASHG Meeting will be in Honolulu, Hawaii, October 20-24, 2009
  • The International Chromosome Conference, celebrating its 17th year, will be held for the first time in the United States, June 23-26, 2009, in scenic Boone, NC!
  • Kaitlin Stimpson is awarded the first annual Speer Memorial Scholarship for exceptional leadership and excellence in graduate studies (November 2007)