Professors Richard Taylor, Norman Dovichi, and Kasturi Haldar won awards in May during the annual President’s Dinner, hosted by the Office of the Provost.
Alex Perkins, PhD, Eck Family Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, and a member of the Eck Institute for Global Health, is among the nation’s leading researchers in a unique and growing area within this complex field of disease control and prevention. The Perkins Lab at the...
Biochemist Brian Baker was struck with an idea for potentially treating cancer when he considered the relationship between a type of treatment that was being tried on babies with blood cancers and a molecule that attacked the hepatitis-C virus in a liver transplant patient.
Mark Caprio, Ph.D., associate professor of theoretical physics, associate chair, and director of graduate studies, is the recipient of the 2017 Father James L. Shilts, C.S.C./Doris and Gene Leonard Teaching Award from the College of Science. The award, presented on May 19 at the College of Science Dean’s Awards luncheon,...
Xin Lu, John M. and Mary Jo Boler Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences in the Boler-Parseghian Center for Rare and Neglected Diseases, has been awarded a Young Investigator Award from the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI).
College of Science juniors Ashley Ahimbisibwe and Kaitlin Salyer have been awarded full merit-based scholarships for the 2017–2018 academic year through the Clare Boothe Luce Program.
The interdisciplinary team of Structured Immunity patented a new technology for the field of immunology that can increase drug efficacy to kill cancer cells, while decreasing the possibility of side effects. The start-up shared the grand prize in the McCloskey Business Plan competition in April.
A record 38 current students and alumni have been awarded grants by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program to study abroad in 2017-18, topping last year’s record of 30 finalists.
David J. Veselik, director of undergraduate studies and associate teaching professor in the department of biological sciences, was one of three recipients of the Dockweiler Awards for the 2016–2017 academic year.
The Notre Dame Campus Community Garden has moved to a new home on Ivy Road from its former location at White Field.
Several graduating seniors were honored on Friday, May 19, 2017, during a luncheon in the galleria of the Jordan Hall of Science for their varied accomplishments and successes.
A special Mass on Thursday (May 25) will mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of the late Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., the University’s president from 1952 to 1987.
Twenty University of Notre Dame faculty members have received Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, including five in the College of Science.
The department is pleased to announce the promotion of three faculty members: Steven Corcelli to full professor, and Haifeng Gao and Vlad Iluc to associate professor with tenure.
The University of Notre Dame will confer 3,171 degrees during Commencement Weekend May 20 and 21 (Saturday and Sunday) on campus.
Maria Cristina Miranda-Vergara has been awarded the 2017 Leiva Graduate Fellowship in Precision Medicine by the university’s Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics initiative.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recognized 10 University of Notre Dame faculty members for their excellence in research with Early Career Development (CAREER) Awards.
Alyssa Lesko, fourth-year Biology graduate student, was recently selected to present her work at the 2017 Future Fellow Research Conference (FFRC) at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Lesko will present her work on how the loss of tumor suppressor Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (APC) and subsequently how its normal...
In addition to the 15 senior recipients of Fulbright fellowships, the National Science Foundation and other organizations have awarded 20 scholarships and fellowships to members of the University’s Class of 2017.
Researchers have discovered a way to make influenza visible to the naked eye, by engineering dye molecules to target a specific enzyme of the virus.
By understanding how they respond to toxic elements, scientists can look at how environmental changes caused by agriculture and road runoff or warming temperatures and climate change could impact populations in lakes, rivers and standing bodies of water.
Chemistry graduate student recently won the Young Scientist Award at the MSB 2017 conference, a gathering of scientists in the Netherlands that focus on microscale separations and bioanalysis. The Young Scientist Award was established to recognize researchers under the age of 35 in the field who set an outstanding example...
The Indiana State Department of Health and the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) has awarded Cody J. Smith, the Elizabeth and Michael Gallagher Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences and affiliated member of the Center for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, a Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Fund...
Dominic Acri, a junior neuroscience & behavior major and TESOL minor, has been selected for the Udall Foundation’s 2017 Tribal Policy Scholar.