Lecture/Talk

A New Approach for Fighting Infectious Disease, Combining Game Theory and Network Theory

There is a categorically new way to fight disease, which could have a significant impact on not only COVID, but also future pandemics. Its origins come from math, game theory, and computer science. It's an app which is fundamentally different from every other app (and which resolves deep issues with "contact tracing apps").

Misinformation in Asian Diaspora Communities: Conversations with Rachel Kuo, Part 1

Preregistration is required.

A Conversation on Misinformation in Asian Diasporic Communities:

How does mis- and disinformation spread across diasporic social platforms? How do transnational histories of migration shape information networks and political discourses in Asian and Asian American communities? What do transnational media ecosystems reveal about intra-community dynamics across different Asian diasporas?

China Goes Green: Coercive Environmentalism for a Troubled Planet

What does it mean for the future of the planet when one of the world's most durable authoritarian governance systems pursues "ecological civilization"? Despite its staggering pollution and colossal appetite for resources, China exemplifies a model of state-led environmentalism which concentrates decisive political, economic, and epistemic power under centralized leadership. On the face of it, China seems to embody hope for a radical new approach to environmental governance.

Introduction to DNA Sequencing Technology Part II

During the past decade, a new generation of high-throughput DNA sequencers has transformed biomedical and biotechnology research. These new technologies have fostered the development of a wide range of applications to basic and clinical research, including SNP discovery, transcriptome profiling, genome sequencing, and epigenetics. The goal of this introductory course is to teach the basic principles of next generation sequencing technology (NGS) and to present an overview of various library preparations and their applications.

LIVE: Can Anyone Truly Be Anonymous Online? How Your Friend’s Popularity Reveals Your Identity in Anonymized Networks

Many online networks are anonymized to protect users' privacy. However, in the digital world we live in, does anonymization really hide your identity? Professor Jiaming Xu will explain how your friends' popularity reveals your identity online and the theory behind it. Join the discussion on LinkedIn Live.

Till Politics Do Us Part? The Current State and Potential Future of the US-China Scientific Partnership

Since China opened to the world, the US and China have developed an extraordinary scientific partnership, which helped China rise to the forefront of global science, expanded America's contribution to science, and has advanced knowledge in key areas of human well-being.

Current political concerns endanger the collaboration. The US fears that China is "stealing" intellectual property to dominate science and technology critical to national security while China complains of US bullying against its rise to world superpower.

Introduction to DNA Sequencing Technology Part I

During the past decade, a new generation of high-throughput DNA sequencers has transformed biomedical and biotechnology research. These new technologies have fostered the development of a wide range of applications to basic and clinical research, including SNP discovery, transcriptome profiling, genome sequencing, and epigenetics. The goal of this introductory course is to teach the basic principles of next generation sequencing technology (NGS) and to present an overview of various library preparations and their applications.

Technology and the Hybrid Work Environment: Manager Information Session

Is your department struggling to balance staff working on-site and remotely and finding it difficult to keep people connected? Tune in for this manager information session to learn tips, tricks and best practices for some of Duke's collaboration tools. You will also hear about using video tools effectively for connecting those working on-site vs. remotely.

Redistricting and American Democracy

Join scholars, practitioners, and advocates virtually to take stock of the current legal and political landscape, preview the upcoming redistricting process in North Carolina and elsewhere, and discuss the path forward for redistricting reforms. This conference is an opportunity for Duke students, alumni, and other participants to get engaged in the fight for fairer maps in North Carolina and beyond.

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