Gustavo Silva, Ph.D. Duke University, Durham, NC

Gustavo Silva is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology at Duke University since 2017. Before joining the faculty at Duke, Dr. Silva did his post-doctoral training at New York University, where he held a joint position as the Proteomics Core Manager in the Department of Biology. His research group investigates the role of protein dynamics, from synthesis to degradation, and its relevance to stress tolerance, and degenerative diseases. Dr. Silva’s research has been supported by NIH and NSF awards, collaborating with academic researchers and biotech companies. Dr. Silva is a member of the Minority Affairs Committee for the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB), a co-founder of The Black Think Tank at Duke, an initiative focused on the advancement of Black faculty through multidisciplinary research, an Ambassador for ABRCMS, and was named among the 100 Inspiring Black Scientists by the Cell Press in 2020.

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