Awards & Recognition

The Office of Faculty Research Mentoring & Recognition highlights and recognizes successful career and national academy level awards garnered by Duke Faculty through special guest lectures. Moreover, the FRM&R Office collaborates with academic senior leadership to assist in the development of school based faculty award review committees in addition to providing consultative support to Academic Unit Deans in identifying potential faculty award nominees and in preparing major career or national academy award level faculty nominations.

Faculty Award Recipients

The following list of faculty award recipients is not meant to be exhaustive but instead represents those faculty award winners recognized through our special guest lecture series.

Recent Awardees

Michael Tomasello, PhD
Special Lecture:
In Search of Human Uniqueness
Lecture Date:
September 7, 2017
Awarded by:
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, & Medicine
Paul Modrich, PhD
Special Lecture:
"Mechanisms in DNA Mismatch Repair"
Lecture Date:
September 8, 2016
Awarded by:
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Dan Kiehart, PhD
Special Lecture:
"Morphogenesis: Developmental Biology's Final Frontier"
Lecture Date:
April 19, 2016
Awarded by:
American Association for the Advancement of Science