New Graduate Research Assistantships in Pandemic Modeling

Applications open: Graduate Student Research Assistantships in Pandemic Lifecycle Modeling TriCEM seeks applications from PhD students at Duke University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University to participate in an NSF-funded project on the lifecycle of pandemics. The PhD students will engage in research on the dynamics of the early Read more about New Graduate Research Assistantships in Pandemic Modeling[…]

Fall request for proposals: Graduate Student Awards, Seed Grants in Cancer & Evolution

TriCEM is now accepting proposals for our fall funding cycle! We have two opportunities available for graduate students at Duke, and faculty members at Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill. Seed Grants provide one year of up to $20,000 in funding to new initiate new research among interdisciplinary groups of faculty, staff, and postdoctoral scholars. For this Read more about Fall request for proposals: Graduate Student Awards, Seed Grants in Cancer & Evolution[…]

TriCEM awarded grant on “Modeling the Pandemic Lifecycle for Disease Control”

The Triangle Center for Evolutionary Medicine (TriCEM) received funding from the National Science Foundation’s Predictive Intelligence for Pandemic Prevention (PIPP) program. Funding will support TriCEM’s research on modeling the pandemic lifecycle for disease control. Under the direction of PI Charles Nunn (Duke University) and Co-PIs Michael Emch (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), David Read more about TriCEM awarded grant on “Modeling the Pandemic Lifecycle for Disease Control”[…]

Announcing our Spring 2022 cohort of TriCEM Grads!

We are thrilled to announce the recipients of our Spring 2022 Graduate Student Awards! These awards support up to $7,500 in research expenses for graduate students pursuing studies in evolutionary medicine. This cohort is an outstanding group of scientists from Duke and NC State studying exciting and novel questions in disease susceptibility, human brain evolution, Read more about Announcing our Spring 2022 cohort of TriCEM Grads![…]

Applications now open for spring funding

Now accepting applications for spring graduate student funding! We have 2 opportunities available: Graduate Student Awards and the Steve Meshnick Travel Award. Graduate Student Awards support up to $7,500 in evolutionary medicine research, with additional funds available to support an undergraduate research assistant on the project. For this cycle, grad students at Duke, NC A&T, Read more about Applications now open for spring funding[…]

Congratulations to our Fall 2021 TriCEM Grads!

We’re thrilled to announce our newest cohort of TriCEM Graduate Student Awardees! This outstanding group includes diverse evolutionary medicine research at Duke and NC State on vector-borne diseases, neurodevelopmental evolution, marine medicine, and more. Congratulations to all of the award winners – we can’t wait to hear more about your work over the next year! Read more about Congratulations to our Fall 2021 TriCEM Grads![…]

Fall funding opportunities for grad students

Now accepting applications for fall graduate student funding! We have 2 opportunities available: Graduate Student Awards and the new Steve Meshnick Travel Award. Graduate Student Awards support up to $7,500 in evolutionary medicine research. For this cycle, grad students at Duke and NC State are eligible to apply. More details: https://tricem.org/proposals/rfp/ The Steve Meshnick Travel Read more about Fall funding opportunities for grad students[…]

Announcing our Spring 2021 Graduate Student Awardees!

We’re thrilled to announce our Spring 2021 cohort of Graduate Student Award winners. This cycle, we had a fantastic and particularly competitive applicant pool from Duke, NC A&T, NCCU, and NC State. We’re excited to offer support to 9 graduate students studying diverse evolutionary medicine topics ranging from bed bug interference with malaria interventions to Read more about Announcing our Spring 2021 Graduate Student Awardees![…]

Call for Graduate Student Award proposals

Our Spring 2021 TriCEM Funding RFP is now live! We are inviting proposals for Graduate Student Awards from students at Duke, NC A&T, NCCU, and NC State with activities focused on evolutionary medicine. Evolutionary medicine is broadly interpreted to involve research that uses evolutionary and ecological perspectives to understand health and disease in humans, domesticated Read more about Call for Graduate Student Award proposals[…]

Announcing our Fall 2020 Graduate Student Awardees!

We’re thrilled to announce our Fall 2020 cohort of Graduate Student Award winners. We had a fantastic applicant pool from Duke, NC A&T, NCCU, and NC State and were able to support 11 graduate students studying diverse evolutionary medicine topics ranging from late blight in tomato to co-adaptation of microbes in space. Congratulations to all Read more about Announcing our Fall 2020 Graduate Student Awardees![…]