Michael Pfrender sits facing a whiteboard in his lab at the Galvin Life Science Center. He's discussing the genomics of Daphia--water fleas, found in every standing body of water in the world--and has a tendency to sketch when he speaks. "You want to see some of them?" he asks. "That's...
Senior biochemistry major Annemarie Leonard knew she wanted to become a doctor, but the undergraduate research she has done since the summer after her freshman year has further fueled her passion. It also led to her being named as a co-author on a paper about ovarian cancer, as well as...
A new study by Notre Dame and Michigan State researchers could help scientists identify how to tone down the ability of mycobacteria to cause disease and help them in treating infection.
Three College of Science faculty members are among eight at Notre Dame to be awarded Luksburg Foundation Collaboration Grants for projects with Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC) faculty in Santiago, Chile.
Professor Emeritus Robert Schuler, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, passed away Nov. 13 (Monday). He was 91. “He was best known as a strong leader, maintaining high professional standards for his unit while maintaining his own very active research program and seeking closer ties with the department,” said Paul Helquist,...
Aprahamian elected as Secretary of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics Commission on Nuclear Physics
Ani Aprahamian, the Frank M. Freimann Professor of Physics, has been elected as Secretary to the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) Commission on Nuclear Physics.
Umesh Garg, professor of experimental nuclear physics, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.
Long recognized as a leader in training students preparing for military careers and as a partner to the United States military, Notre Dame has strengthened its commitment to those who have served our country by establishing its new Office of Military and Veterans Affairs.
Attending an international neuroscience conference in September was an eye-opener for two neuroscience majors, both of whom came away with a newfound appreciation for worldwide scientific collaboration.
The Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) has taken another leap toward broadening its presence internationally and in particular with Low to Middle Income Countries (LMICs). Abigail Mechtenberg, Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Physics, will spend three months of the year during the summer engaged...
The Institute for International Education ranked the University of Notre Dame third among doctorate-granting universities for undergraduate participation in study abroad during the academic year 2015-16. This represents an increase from the University’s ranking of #4 last year in the annual Open Doors report.
The Eck Institute for Global Health will host “A Blueprint for Action: How We Can End Lead Poisoning in 5 Years” at 6 p.m. Nov. 13 (Monday) at the Near Northwest Neighborhood Community Center.
Andrew Putman, professor in the Department of Mathematics, has been named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society for 2018.
The University of Notre Dame will lead a National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Actinide Center of Excellence (ACE) to conduct research in actinide and nuclear chemistry.
Marya Lieberman, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, was featured as a member of the Notre Dame All-Faculty Team on Oct. 28 during the football game against North Carolina State.
The University of Notre Dame has opened its annual competition for the Naughton Fellowships. The prestigious international fellowships provide funding for exceptional Ph.D., masters, or undergraduate students with an aptitude for the STEM disciplines to complete research or study in Ireland or at Notre Dame.
In 1996, biological sciences professor Gary Lamberti published the first edition of his textbook to fill a major need in aquatic science. Twenty-one years later, Methods in Stream Ecology, now in its third edition, is up for consideration for a prestigious PROSE Award, an annual accolade that recognizes the best...
Researchers in the Advanced Manufacturing and Energy Lab are developing an innovative and highly scalable additive manufacturing process that may hold the key to transform the nanomaterials into multifunctional devices. Their work aims to fabricate high-performance and flexible energy harvesters, sensors and electronic devices.
First-round submissions for this year’s McCloskey New Venture Competition, where individuals and teams that have developed early-stage businesses compete for more than $200,000 in cash and prizes, are due Monday, Nov. 27.
At Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health, researchers Nicole Achee and John Grieco study Aedes aegypti and its role in mosquito-borne diseases. Over the past 20 years, the biology professors’ work has taken them around the globe to Indonesia, Peru, Suriname, Thailand, Uganda and Belize and has advanced understanding of how mosquitoes...
The Laboratory Safety Advisory Committee on Saturday, Oct. 28 received a Presidential Team Irish Award for their contributions to the research and teaching environment on campus.