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Postdoctoral Fellow Receives Prestigious Fellowship from Spain

Postdoctoral Fellow Receives Prestigious Fellowship from Spain

  Blas Blazquez Castineira, a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Shahriar Mobashery, has received a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship of the Government of Spain. Castineira, who came to Notre Dame in January, was one of 350 recipients among 1,500 applicants. The fellowship term begins in September.…

Post Doc Leticia Llarrull Named a Pew Fellow in Biomedical Sciences

Post Doc Leticia Llarrull Named a Pew Fellow in Biomedical Sciences

  Leticia Llarrull, a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, was named a 2008 Pew Latin American Fellow in Biomedical Sciences. Llarrull’s research in the Mobashery laboratory has applications to Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) which has emerged globally as an important pathogen that is resistant to all classes...

Parseghian Medical Research Foundation enhances partnership with Notre Dame

Parseghian Medical Research Foundation enhances partnership with Notre Dame

Building on a long-standing relationship with the University of Notre Dame, the Ara Parseghian Medical Research Foundation has strengthened its partnership with the University in order to support and advance research initiatives to find treatment options for Niemann-Pick Type C (NPC), a rare and deadly neurodegenerative disease that primarily strikes children before...

Sensing Our World 2010: Global Health Summer Science Program

Sensing Our World 2010: Global Health Summer Science Program

A weeklong, all-day summer science camp designed for young students aged 11 to 14, the Sensing Our World 2010: Global Health Summer Science Camp from July 12 to 16 admitted 40 students, double the number of last years’ participants. Sponsored by the Siemens Foundation, Northern Indiana Science, Mathematics & Engineering...

Notre Dame Offers Research Experience to Students from Catholic Colleges

Notre Dame Offers Research Experience to Students from Catholic Colleges

Five students from Catholic colleges across the nation were selected as inaugural recipients of undergraduate research stipends through the Research Experience for Students at Catholic Colleges (RESACC) program to conduct research at the University of Notre Dame in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry this summer . The program, which...

Clancy Research Featured on Journal Cover

Clancy Research Featured on Journal Cover

James Clancy, graduate student in the Department of Biological Sciences, has recently published his research in the July issue of the journal Molecular Biology of the Cell; it appears as the cover story of the journal. Clancy is advised by Crislyn D’Souza-Schorey, the Walther associate professor in biology. The article,...

Corcelli Research Featured on Cover of Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters

Corcelli Research Featured on Cover of Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters

Steven Corcelli, professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame, recently published his research in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters in a cover story entitled, “Molecular Dynamics Simulations of DNA Solvation Dynamics.” The article explores time-dependent Stokes shift experiments of fluorescent probe molecules incorporated into DNA,...