News

Fall 2017:

Maria Toro and Jack Ganley’s paper is accepted for a special issue of Biochemistry. Congrats Jack and Maria!

Emily is awarded the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award!

Dora Posfai’s salivary gland picture is featured at Duke!

Franny Brancati receives a URS award. Congrats Franny!

Johannes Wirth is visiting the lab from Germany for an internship. Welcome Johannes!

Summer 2017:

The lab welcomes Hannah D’Ambrosio for a summer internship. Welcome Hannah!

The lab welcomes Farzana Ripa and Ritvik Bodducherla from the local high schools for a summer research experience. Welcome Farzana and Ritvik!

Maria Toro is selected to give a talk at the FASEB Molecular Pathogenesis Conference in Snowmass, Colorado. Congrats Maria!

Dora Posfai is selected to give a talk at the Malaria Gordon Research Seminar in Switzerland. Have fun Dora!

The lab welcomes Ankita Das, James Bradford and Arjun Nanda as summer undergraduate students!

Spring 2017:

Amber Eubanks receives a Duke travel award to talk at ACS in Chicago. Good luck Amber!

Amber Eubanks receives a GAANN Fellowship. Congrats Amber!

Kayla Sylvester receives an NSF Award. Congrats Kayla!

Jack Ganley receives an honorable mention for his graduate NSF application. Congrats Jack!

Maria Toro and Jack Ganley present posters at the Southeastern Chemical Biology Conference at University of Georgia. Have fun!

Rechel Geiger and Ahmed Noor receive Duke’s URS award! Congrats!

Allison Keim receives a travel award from ASBMB to give a talk at the Experimental Biology annual meeting in Chicago. Congrats Allison!

Fall 2016:

Maria Toro visits Wisconsin to present a poster at the Annual International Chemical Biology Conference. Have fun Maria!

Dora Posfai receives the Mitchell Meritorious Research Travel Award. Congrats Dora!

Dr. Rene Raphemot is awarded the poster prize at the 2016 NYAS Meeting. Congrats Rene!

Emily is selected for the AAAS Marion Milligan Mason Award.

Marie Perkins is selected for a NOBCChE Advancing Science Conference Grant. Congrats Marie!

Dora Posfai is awarded best student talk at the MGM Department Retreat. Congrats Dora!

Congrats Grace, Rechel and Quin for receiving Duke’s URS award!!!

Summer 2016:

The lab welcomes Nishma Vias from the local high school for a summer research experience. Welcome Nishma!

The lab welcomes Peter Puo (MGM SURE Fellow), Moreen Njoroge (Duke B-SURF Award), Johnathan Bowen (Duke SURPH Award) and Alkaya Massaly (Duke SROP Award) as undergraduate summer students!

Quin Cullen is awarded a Chemistry Department Summer Research Fellowship. Congrats Quin!

Amber Eubanks receives a GAANN Fellowship. Congrats Amber!

Kayla Sylvester joins the lab from MGM. Welcome Kayla!

Spring 2016:

Dora Posfai is named a Duke Scholar in Infectious Disease. Congrats Dora!

Jack Ganley and Maria Toro join the lab from Chemistry. Welcome Maria and Jack!

Amber Eubanks is selected for an ASBMB Graduate Travel Award! Congrats!

Marie Perkins receives a Masters of Arts in Teaching. Congrats Marie!

Amber Eubanks receives a travel fellowship from the Graduate School. Congrats Amber!

Congrats Charlotte for receiving Duke’s URS award!

Dora Posfai is selected for the Chairman’s Travel Award. Congrats Dora!

Dr. Rene Raphemot receives the NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award. Congrats Rene!!

Fall 2015:

Charlotte received the ACS Undergraduate Award in Analytical Chemistry! Congrats Charlotte!

Congrats Charlotte, Eric, Lauren and Grace for receiving Duke’s URS award!!!!

Summer 2015:

Allison Keim is accepted into the Pharmacological Sciences Training program. Congrats Allison!

Dora Posfai and Dr. Rene Raphemot receive FASEB travel awards. Congrats Rene and Dora!

Read about Dr. Rene Raphemot and Marie Perkins in the news.

The lab welcomes Vibha Puri and Jeffrey He from the local high school for a summer research experience. Welcome Vibha and Jeffrey!

The lab welcomes Jack Ganley for a summer internship. Welcome Jack!

Dora Posfai receives a travel fellowship from the Graduate School. Congrats Dora!

Dr. Rene Raphemot is selected to receive the Founder’s Medal from his graduate school at Vanderbilt University. Congrats Rene!

Emily is selected for a Ralph E. Powe Jr. Faculty Enhancement Award.

Dr. Rene Raphemot receives the Mitchell Meritorious Research Travel Award. Congrats!

Eric Lakey and Charlotte Farquhar are awarded Chemistry Department Summer Research Fellowships. Congrats Charlotte and Eric!

Grace Wang is awarded the Shamrock Summer Research Fellowship. Congrats Grace!

Spring 2015:

Marie Perkins receives an NSF Award. Congrats Marie!

Kuan-Yi Lu joins the lab from MGM. Welcome to the Lab!

Dora Posfai is selected for the Welcome Trust Next Generation Sequencing Workshop. Have fun Dora!

Marie Perkins successfully defends her MS thesis and receives a Masters en route to her PhD. Congrats!

Amber Eubanks receives an honorable mention for her graduate NSF application. Congrats Amber!

Eric Lakey and Grace Wang receive undergraduate research grants, congrats!

Dr. Rene Raphemot is selected to attend the University of Michigan’s NextProf Science 2015 Workshop. Congrats Rene!

The Derbyshire lab is awarded a Green Lab grant.

Allison Keim joins the lab from Chemistry. Welcome to the Lab!

Fall 2014:

The Derbyshire lab becomes a gold certified green lab at Duke University! Thanks everyone and keep up the great work!

Grace Wang and Eric Lakey receive undergraduate research grants, congrats!!

Summer 2014:

Emily attends the Cottrell Scholars Collaborative New Faculty Workshop.

Eric Lakey and Lauren Waskowicz attend BioMetals 2014.

Amber Eubanks is selected for the Wood’s Hole Proteomics Course.  Have fun in NY Amber!

Lauren Waskowicz wins mosquito beheading contest and is named Master Mosquito Decapitator.

Rene Rephemot joins the lab from Vanderbilt.  Welcome Rene!

Eric Lakey is awarded the Dean’s Summer Research Fellowship.  Congrats Eric!

Dora Posfai joins the lab from Molecular Genetics and Microbiology.  Welcome to the Lab!

Marie Perkins receives the Dean’s Graduate Fellowship.  Congrats Marie!

Amber Eubanks and Marie Perkins join the lab from the Chemistry Program.  Welcome!

Emily’s R00 funding is awarded.

Emily officially starts as an assistant professor in the Departments of Chemistry and Molecular Genetics and Microbiology.