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[…]

Club EvMed: Spring call for student/postdoc presenters

Club EvMed has rapidly grown to become the premier virtual evolutionary medicine exchange for an international audience (catch up on any you may have missed here). After our successful initial round of student and postdoc Club EvMeds in the fall, we’re again planning for special upcoming meetings that will highlight some of the exciting evolutionary medicine Read more about Club EvMed: Spring call for student/postdoc presenters[…]

Summer lesson plan development internship – apply now!

Through the Duke University Office of the Provost, TriCEM is thrilled to announce that we will again be offering a lesson plan development internship to support current Duke graduate students during Summer 2021! Interested students can learn more about the Provost Internships at Duke and apply here. The priority application deadline is March 31st, with Read more about Summer lesson plan development internship – apply now![…]

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![…]

Brianna Petrone

TriCEM Grads recognized as award recipients

We’re thrilled to congratulate two TriCEM Graduate Student Awardees on some fantastic recent achievements. Congratulations to Tess and Brianna! Tess Leuthner: Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring Tess Leuthner, a member of our fall 2018 cohort of TriCEM Grads, was recognized with the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring! Tess was one of three students selected Read more about TriCEM Grads recognized as award recipients[…]

flyer for Trevor Graham's virtual seminar

Seminar: Inferring the dynamics of cancer evolution

The Duke Department of Mathematics has partnered with TriCEM to host a virtual seminar from Trevor Graham of the Barts Cancer Institute at Queen Mary University of London. Please join us for this exciting cancer evolution seminar!   Inferring the Dynamics of Cancer Evolution with Genomics and Population Genetics Trevor Graham, PhD Thursday, February 4th, Read more about Seminar: Inferring the dynamics of cancer evolution[…]

Spring 2020 TriCEM Grant Awardees

It’s hard to believe that we are already on the brink of beginning the fall semester. We know that the fall will look very different for a lot of students and researchers due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but one thing that will not change is TriCEM’s commitment to supporting innovative evolutionary medicine research throughout Read more about Spring 2020 TriCEM Grant Awardees[…]

Club EvMed: Call for student/postdoc presentations

Club EvMed has rapidly grown to become the premier virtual evolutionary medicine exchange for an international audience. We’ve had 16 fantastic discussions, with topics ranging from the COVID-19 pandemic to the genetics of human skin color (catch up on any you may have missed here). We’re currently taking a 3-week break from our regular meetings Read more about Club EvMed: Call for student/postdoc presentations[…]

Summer opportunities for Duke graduate students

Through the Duke University Office of the Provost, TriCEM is pleased to announce two opportunities to support current Duke graduate students during Summer 2020, detailed below. Interested students should submit the following to Meredith Spence Beaulieu (meredith.spence.beaulieu@duke.edu): a letter of application a brief CV (2 page maximum) a letter of support from the department DGS, Read more about Summer opportunities for Duke graduate students[…]

TriCEM reaching worldwide audiences with Club EvMed!

A virus stopped the world, and we all had to find ways to move forward in our research and teaching while maintaining physical distance. This is evolutionary medicine’s time to shine: how can we use our knowledge and tools to help the world navigate this crisis? For TriCEM, the COVID-19 crisis meant the cancellation of Read more about TriCEM reaching worldwide audiences with Club EvMed![…]