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August 03, 2020

AI May Offer a Better Way to ID Drug-Resistant Superbugs

Machine learning algorithm uses high-temporal-resolution growth curves to identify pathogens with 98% accuracy and predict antibiotic resistance just as well as genetic-based methods

Kathy Nightingale

August 04, 2020

Nightingale Named to NIBIB National Advisory Council

Kathy Nightingale will join the council, which provides biomedical expertise to the leaders of various health organizations

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August 03, 2020

Researchers Create Artificial Organelles to Control Cellular Behavior

New form of synthetic biology for controlling cellular behavior uses intrinsically disordered proteins

Duke BME Magazine

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Engineering Biology for Medicine Inaugural Conference Held at Duke

When Ashutosh Chilkoti took over as chair of Duke University’s Department of Biomedical Engineering, one of his goals was to host a specialized conference for biomedical engineers in partnership with a high-impact research journal.

Zooming in on Neuronal Behavior

There are more than 86 billion neurons in the brain.

Big Ideas on a Small Surface

Several small slides sit in an incubator in Shyni Varghese’s lab at Duke University, where they are connected to an assortment of machines via a network of delicate clear tubes.

The Evolution of Genetic Engineering

Charles Gersbach, the Rooney Family Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Duke University, leads a lab that is centered on developing and applying genome engineering tools––most notably CRISPR-based technology.

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