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![…]

Virtual EMSI offered computational training and forged international connections

The 2021 Evolutionary Medicine Summer Institute (EMSI) was held virtually from May 23rd through 28th. From over 75 applications, 31 people were selected to participate. This diverse group included graduate students, medical students, faculty, undergraduate students, research associates, clinical fellows, and postdocs. Owing to this year’s unique virtual environment, we also had participants that spanned Read more about Virtual EMSI offered computational training and forged international connections[…]

2021 Evolutionary Medicine Summer Institute – apply by April 30

Have you applied to attend this year’s Evolutionary Medicine Summer Institute yet? We’re now accepting applications for the 2021 EMSI, to be held virtually May 24th through 28th. EMSI provides computational training in evolutionary biology to students, postdocs, and faculty from diverse fields, plus clinicians and other medical, veterinary, and public health practitioners. The goals Read more about 2021 Evolutionary Medicine Summer Institute – apply by April 30[…]

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[…]