Lawrence Anthony David

Lawrence Anthony David

Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
  • Core Faculty in Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society

Contact Information

  • Office Location: Box 103053, Durham, NC 27710
  • Office Phone: (919) 668-5388
  • Email Address: lawrence.david@duke.edu
  • Websites:

Education

  • Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • Sloan Research Fellowship-Molecular Biology. Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. 2014
  • Harvard Society Junior Fellows. Harvard Society of Fellows. 2010

Courses Taught

  • BIOLOGY 728B: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module Il
  • BIOLOGY 728F: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module VI
  • CMB 778B: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module Il
  • CMB 778F: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module VI
  • EGR 393: Research Projects in Engineering
  • MGM 293: Research Independent Study I
  • MGM 593: Research Independent Study
  • MGM 778B: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module Il
  • MGM 778F: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module VI
  • STA 693: Research Independent Study
  • UPGEN 778A: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module I
  • UPGEN 778B: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module Il
  • UPGEN 778F: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module VI

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Holmes, ZC; Silverman, JD; Dressman, HK; Wei, Z; Dallow, EP; Armstrong, SC; Seed, PC; Rawls, JF; David, LA, Short-Chain Fatty Acid Production by Gut Microbiota from Children with Obesity Differs According to Prebiotic Choice and Bacterial Community Composition., Mbio, vol 11 no. 4 (2020) [10.1128/mBio.00914-20] [abs].
  • Levade, I; Saber, MM; Midani, F; Chowdhury, F; Khan, AI; Begum, YA; Ryan, ET; David, LA; Calderwood, SB; Harris, JB; LaRocque, RC; Qadri, F; Shapiro, BJ; Weil, AA, Predicting Vibrio cholerae infection and disease severity using metagenomics in a prospective cohort study., J Infect Dis (2020) [10.1093/infdis/jiaa358] [abs].
  • Villa, MM; Bloom, RJ; Silverman, JD; Durand, HK; Jiang, S; Wu, A; Dallow, EP; Huang, S; You, L; David, LA, Interindividual Variation in Dietary Carbohydrate Metabolism by Gut Bacteria Revealed with Droplet Microfluidic Culture., Msystems, vol 5 no. 3 (2020) [10.1128/mSystems.00864-19] [abs].
  • Martiny, JBH; Whiteson, KL; Bohannan, BJM; David, LA; Hynson, NA; McFall-Ngai, M; Rawls, JF; Schmidt, TM; Abdo, Z; Blaser, MJ; Bordenstein, S; Bréchot, C; Bull, CT; Dorrestein, P; Eisen, JA; Garcia-Pichel, F; Gilbert, J; Hofmockel, KS; Holtz, ML; Knight, R; Mark Welch, DB; McDonald, D; Methé, B; Mouncey, NJ; Mueller, NT; Pfister, CA; Proctor, L; Sachs, JL, The emergence of microbiome centres., Nature Microbiology, vol 5 no. 1 (2020), pp. 2-3 [10.1038/s41564-019-0644-x] [abs].
  • Reese, AT; Kartzinel, TR; Petrone, BL; Turnbaugh, PJ; Pringle, RM; David, LA, Using DNA Metabarcoding To Evaluate the Plant Component of Human Diets: a Proof of Concept., Msystems, vol 4 no. 5 (2019) [10.1128/mSystems.00458-19] [abs].