Changing the Narrative: Chantell Evans Aims to Set an Example

Chantell Evans
Dr. Chantell Evans

Meet Dr. Chantell Evans (SoM), a Researcher Supporting the Inclusion of More Women of Color in Sciences

Dr. Chantell Evans (SoM) is an assistant professor in the Department of Cell Biology and a Duke Science and Technology Scholar in the School of Medicine. Evans’ most recent research inquiries are characterizing a novel repair mechanism for mitochondria and understanding when and where these diverse pathways are activated in the neuron. She hopes that insights into these mechanisms will be applicable to multiple neurodegenerative diseases. Learn more about her career at SoM Magnify


Dr. Evans also shared her journey in the podcast series of the Black Women in Computational Biology Network. Listen here.