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Tumor ancestral trees are physically embedded within their tumors

In cancer treatment, metastatic tumors receive equal treatment.  Patients are given the same aggressive therapies when abnormal clusters of cells are discovered early, even if they may be harmless.  In research studies co-led by Duke's Marc Ryser... read more »


Lillian Pierce

Lillian Pierce, the Nicholas J. and Theresa M. Leonardy Associate Professor of Mathematics, is one of six Duke faculty selected as a member into Duke's Bass Society of Fellows this year.  Pierce is one of the leading mathematicians working on the... read more »


Kiselev Reed Tarokh

Only ten professors were named Distinguished Professors this year in the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences.  This distinction is given to professors for their outstanding research and teaching accomplishments.  We are proud to announce that three... read more »


Shomik Verma

Shomik Verma, a junior at Duke University, was one of three students from Duke to be named a 2018 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar.  This scholarship program was designed to foster and encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in the fields of... read more »


Rann Bar-On

The Dean's Award for Excellence in Advising was given to Rann Bar-On for his exceptional ability to guide undergraduates through their first two years at Duke.  Professor Bar-On is committed to supporting first-generation and minority students,... read more »


Paul Bendich

For his excellent work in developing Data+ into a university model for undergraduate mentoring and research, Paul Bendich has been granted the Dean's Leadership Award.  This award is given to a faculty or staff member who has made a distinctive... read more »


In this month's edition of AMS Notices, a number of leading mathematicians are profiled in celebration of women's history month.

In this month's edition of the AMS Notices, a number of leading mathematicians are profiled in celebration of women's history month. Among the list are five mathematicians with connections to Duke Mathematics. Ingrid Daubechies, current Duke faculty... read more »


Pierce wins Sloan Research Fellowship

Lillian Pierce has been named a 2018 Sloan Research Fellowship recipeant. These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a... read more »


NC Partisan Gerrymandering Decision a Win for North Carolina Citizens

Jonathan Mattingly created a quantitative Gerrymandering Index for NC that revealed a partisan pattern https://researchblog.... read more »


Duke researchers are teaching computers to compose new classical music in the style of Romantic-era composers like Chopin and Beethoven.

Not yet. Robot composer good at emulating short snippets, but still hasn’t mastered melody https://today.duke.edu/2017/12/can-we-... read more »


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