News

Colin Martz wins Poindexter Scholars in Basic Sciences award (5/2015)
Congrats to Colin, a former lab member and current medical student at Duke, who won the Poindexter Scholars in Basic Sciences award to support his upcoming third year research in our lab. Well done, Colin!

Fellowships! (April 2015)
Congrats to Lorin Crawford, who received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, and to Merve Cakir, who received a graduate research fellowship from the Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future program. Well done!

Talks (April 2015)
Kris will be speaking at the AACR Annual Meeting in Philadelphia (Phenotypic Screening for Optimizing Cancer Therapy session on April 19). He will also be giving the cancer research keynote address at the 2015 UNC Translational Medicine Symposium on April 21 in Chapel Hill, NC.

Peter Winter wins NIH F31 NRSA (2/2015)
Congrats to Pete, who won a prestigious NIH F31 NRSA fellowship to support the remainder of his Ph.D. studies. Well done!

Wood lab welcomes new members (2/2015)
Jon Kastan is a Ph.D. student in the Duke University Program in Genetics and Genomics who will be rotating in the lab this spring. Pallavi Shankar and Elizabeth Zieser-Misenheimer are Duke University undergraduates who will be working with Grace on combination therapies in breast and colon cancers. Welcome Jon, Pallavi, and Elizabeth!

Papers! (12/2014)
Congrats to Pete, Colin, Katie, and other current and former lab members and collaborators on the publication of two new papers in Science Signaling and a co-authored paper with the Rathmell lab in the Journal of Clinical Investigation!

Wood lab welcomes Cullen Roth (11/2014)
Cullen, a student in the Duke University Program in Genetics and Genomics, will be rotating in the lab beginning in November. Welcome, Cullen!

Wood lab welcomes Priya Stepp (October 2014)
Priya is a freshman at Duke who will be working with Pete on CRISPR/Cas9-based genetic screens. Welcome, Priya!

Kris wins the Liz Tilberis Early Career Award (9/2014)
The Liz Tilberis Early Career Award from the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund will support research in our lab aimed at identifying and drugging the pathways controlling therapeutic response in high grade serous ovarian cancer. Thank you, OCRF!

Wood lab welcomes Lorin Crawford (August 2014)
Lorin, a Ph.D. student in Statistical Science at Duke, will be rotating in the lab this summer. Welcome, Lorin!

Wood lab welcomes new members (May 2014)
Our newest lab members are Grace Anderson, a Ph.D. student in Molecular Cancer Biology; Merve Cakir, a Ph.D. student in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics; and Ryan Soderquist, a postdoctoral associate. Welcome, Grace, Merve, and Ryan!

Fellowships! (April 2014)
Congratulations to Danny Nussbaum, who was awarded an NIH F32 Postdoctoral Fellowship, and to Grace Anderson, who was awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Well done!

Kevin Lin joins the lab (April 2014)
The Wood lab welcomes its newest member, Kevin Lin. Kevin is an M.D./Ph.D. student at Duke who received his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Texas-Austin. Welcome, Kevin!

Wood lab welcomes new rotation students Victoria Deneke and Joanne Dai (Feb. 2014).
Victoria studied chemical engineering as an undergraduate at Notre Dame, and she is now a Ph.D. student in the Cell and Molecular Biology Program at Duke. Joanne studied Molecular and Cellular Biology at UC Berkeley, and she is now a Ph.D. student in the Molecular Cancer Biology Program at Duke. Welcome, Victoria and Joanne!

Wood lab welcomes Edgar Ferrer-Lorenzo (January 10, 2014)
Edgar is a Duke undergraduate who will be working on high-throughput genetic screens. Welcome, Edgar!