Fall 2023 Call for Graduate Student Award Proposals

Fall 2023 Call for Graduate Student Award Proposals TriCEM is now accepting proposals to support research on evolutionary perspectives on human, animal, and plant health. In this round of funding, we are soliciting applications from graduate students at Duke, NC State, and UNC. Awards at NC State are supported by the NC State Global One Health Academy Read more about Fall 2023 Call for Graduate Student Award Proposals[…]

TriCEM is excited to announce the Spring 2023 Graduate Student Award Recipient, Srishti Sadhir!

Pregnancy is energetically expensive and may push mothers to the limits of human energy expenditure and/or energy absorption (maternal metabolic limits hypotheses), particularly when coupled with high levels of physical activity. This project assesses how mothers manage the energy costs of pregnancy and how maternal and fetal health outcomes are the result of energy allocation Read more about TriCEM is excited to announce the Spring 2023 Graduate Student Award Recipient, Srishti Sadhir![…]

Announcing the 2023 Meshnick Travel Award winner – Rachel Keener!

TriCEM is excited to announce the winner of the 2023 Steve Meshnick Travel Award – congratulations to Rachel Keener! Rachel Keener Is a rising 5th year PhD candidate in Dennis Ko’s lab at Duke University School of Medicine. She earned her BS in Genetics at the University of Georgia after studying how novel Drosophila species respond to Wolbachia bacteria.  Currently, Rachel Read more about Announcing the 2023 Meshnick Travel Award winner – Rachel Keener![…]

Spring request for proposals: Graduate Student Awards, Steve Meshnick Travel Award

TriCEM is now accepting proposals for our spring funding cycle! We have two opportunities available for graduate students: Graduate Student Awards are one-year awards of up to $7,500 for graduate students to pursue research in evolutionary medicine. To be eligible, a student must be enrolled at Duke and is expected to lead and author aspects of Read more about Spring request for proposals: Graduate Student Awards, Steve Meshnick Travel Award[…]

EMSI 2023!

We are excited to announce that the Triangle Center for Evolutionary Medicine (TriCEM) is accepting applications for the 2023 Evolutionary Medicine Summer Institute (EMSI).  This year, EMSI will be held from the evening of May 21st through 26th at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC. EMSI provides training in evolutionary medicine, with a focus on Read more about EMSI 2023![…]

TriCEM is searching for a new Assistant Director!

The Triangle Center for Evolutionary Medicine (TriCEM) at Duke University seeks to hire an Assistant Director.  Applicants should have a Masters or Ph.D. and demonstrated experience in evolutionary medicine, scientific communication, and interdisciplinary research.  Evidence of successful grant writing, an innovative mindset, excellent organizational abilities, and research experience in one of TriCEM’s tracks (see below) Read more about TriCEM is searching for a new Assistant Director![…]

Announcing our Fall 2022 cohort of TriCEM Grads!

We are thrilled to announce the recipients of our Fall 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 studying exciting and novel questions in antibiotic evolution, disease variance, endoprosthetic design, and genetic Read more about Announcing our Fall 2022 cohort of TriCEM Grads![…]

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[…]