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 728F: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module VI
  • 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 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 778F: University Program in Genetics and Genomics Biological Solutions Module VI

In the News

Representative Publications

  • McCann, JR; Bihlmeyer, NA; Roche, K; Catherine, C; Jawahar, J; Kwee, LC; Younge, NE; Silverman, J; Ilkayeva, O; Sarria, C; Zizzi, A; Wootton, J; Poppe, L; Anderson, P; Arlotto, M; Wei, Z; Granek, JA; Valdivia, RH; David, LA; Dressman, HK; Newgard, CB; Shah, SH; Seed, PC; Rawls, JF; Armstrong, SC, The Pediatric Obesity Microbiome and Metabolism Study (POMMS): Methods, Baseline Data, and Early Insights., Obesity (Silver Spring), vol 29 no. 3 (2021), pp. 569-578 [10.1002/oby.23081] [abs].
  • Levade, I; Saber, MM; Midani, FS; 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, vol 223 no. 2 (2021), pp. 342-351 [10.1093/infdis/jiaa358] [abs].
  • Cholan, PM; Han, A; Woodie, BR; Watchon, M; Kurz, AR; Laird, AS; Britton, WJ; Ye, L; Holmes, ZC; McCann, JR; David, LA; Rawls, JF; Oehlers, SH, Conserved anti-inflammatory effects and sensing of butyrate in zebrafish., Gut Microbes, vol 12 no. 1 (2020), pp. 1-11 [10.1080/19490976.2020.1824563] [abs].
  • 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].
  • 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].