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Statistician Giuseppe Vinci joins Notre Dame ACMS department

Statistician Giuseppe Vinci joins Notre Dame ACMS department

Giuseppe Vinci has joined the Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics (ACMS) as an assistant professor, where he will explore models of complex neurological systems and make challenging statistical theory accessible to students.    

Cancer cells mediate immune suppression in the brain

Cancer cells mediate immune suppression in the brain

In newly published research in the journal Cell, researchers showed that one type of cell important for immunity, called a myeloid cell, can suppress the immune response — which has the effect of allowing breast cancer cells to metastasize to the brain to form secondary tumor cells there.

Notre Dame joins the Indiana Data Partnership

Notre Dame joins the Indiana Data Partnership

As part of the statewide partnership, Notre Dame and IDP partners can securely share data and best practices that benefits research and other projects, components, and reports for datasets, and shares the results of research projects relevant to the goals of the IDP.

Physics graduate student one of 52 named to DOE research program

Physics graduate student one of 52 named to DOE research program

Physics graduate student Patrick Fasano has been named a member of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program (SCGSR). This biannual award will allow him to perform theoretical nuclear physics thesis research at the DOE-led Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LNBL).

Notre Dame launches a weekly webinar series discussing COVID-19

Notre Dame launches a weekly webinar series discussing COVID-19

Starting in October, from 6 to 7 p.m. EDT each Monday, coronavirus experts will discuss a new aspect or angle of the pandemic, such as epidemiology, food security, public health, racial inequities, testing, vaccines and evidence used to inform decisions about opening schools, athletics and businesses.