Sally Kornbluth Records, 1991-2017

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Creator:
Kornbluth, Sally
Abstract:
Sally Kornbluth grew up in Fair Lawn, New Jersey. She joined the Duke faculty in 1994. While at Duke, she has been both the James B. Duke Professor in the department of pharmacology and cancer biology and the Jo Rae Wright University Professor. Kornbluth was appointed Duke University Provost on July 1, 2014; she is the first female provost at Duke. Kornbluth's research interests include the study of cell proliferation and programmed cell death, areas of central importance for understanding both carcinogenesis and degenerative disorders. She has published extensively in these areas, studying these problems in a variety of model organisms. Includes lab notebooks, loose research, and other files created by and used by Kornbluth and her researchers during the course of research directed by Kornbluth. Materials date from 1991 to 2017.
Extent:
171.5 Linear Feet (114 cartons, 1 flat box)
Collection ID:
MC.0153

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Scope and content:

Includes lab notebooks, loose research, and other files created by and used by Kornbluth and her researchers during the course of research directed by Kornbluth. Materials date from 1991 to 2017.

Biographical / historical:

Sally Kornbluth grew up in Fair Lawn, New Jersey. She received a B.A. in Political Science from Williams College (1982) and a B.S. in Genetics from Cambridge University, England (1984) where she was a Herchel Smith Scholar at Emmanuel College. She received her Ph.D. from Rockefeller University in Molecular Oncology (1989) and went on to postdoctoral training at the University of California, San Diego. Kornbluth joined the Duke faculty in 1994. While at Duke, she has been both the James B. Duke Professor in the department of pharmacology and cancer biology and the Jo Rae Wright University Professor.
Kornbluth was appointed Duke University Provost on July 1, 2014; she is the first female provost at Duke. Prior to becoming Provost, she served as Vice Dean for Basic Science at Duke University School of Medicine (2006-2014). In this role, Kornbluth served as a liaison between the Dean's office and the Basic Science Department Chairs and faculty, including oversight of the biomedical graduate programs in the School of Medicine, implementation of programs to support the research mission of the basic science faculty, and oversight of new and existing core laboratories.
Kornbluth's research interests include the study of cell proliferation and programmed cell death, areas of central importance for understanding both carcinogenesis and degenerative disorders. She has published extensively in these areas, studying these problems in a variety of model organisms.
Kornbluth received the Basic Science Research Mentoring Award from the Duke School of Medicine (2012) and the Distinguished Faculty Award from the Duke Medical Alumni Association (2013). She was elected as a member of the Institute of Medicine (2013).

Acquisition information:
Accession A2015.046 (transferred by Denise Riber, November 2015), Accession A2016.029 (transferred by Denise Riber, July 2016), Accession A2017.028 (transferred by Denise Ribar, July 2017)
Processing information:

Processed by Archives staff: November 2015; updated by Lucy Waldrop: July 2016, July 2017

Arrangement:
Organized into the following accessions: Accession A2015.046, 1994-2015; Accession A2016.029, 1991-2015; Accession A2017.028, 1995-2017. Material within this collection has been organized by accession reflecting the fact that the collection has been acquired in increments over time. Researchers should note that material within each accession overlaps with/or relates to material found in other accessions. In order to locate all relevant material within this collection, researchers will need to consult each accession described in the Series Scope and Contents section. Researchers should also note that similar material can be arranged differently in each accession, depending on how the material was organized when it was received by the DUMCA.
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Personal Name(s):
Kornbluth, Sally.
Corporate Name(s):
Duke University. School of Medicine
Duke University. Medical Center
Topical Term(s):
Education, Medical.
Cell Biology.
Research.
Cell Proliferation.
Cell Death.
Carcinogenesis.

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Contains Medical Center Administrative records. These include records of the officers of the University, as defined in the Bylaws, the deans of schools and colleges, and departments, institutes, and other offices as designated by the President. For a period of twenty-five years from the origin of the material, permission in writing from the director of the office of record and the Medical Center Archivist is required for use. After twenty-five years, records that have been processed may be consulted with the permission of the Medical Center Archivist. (Issued by the Office of the Chancellor, December 1, 1975).

Terms of access:

Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred citation:

[Identification of item], Sally Kornbluth Records, Duke University Medical Center Archives.