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Notre Dame researcher to study dengue virus vaccine

Notre Dame researcher to study dengue virus vaccine

Guido Camargo España, postdoctoral research associate of biological sciences, has received a Postdoctoral Training Award inTranslational Research from the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI).

Notre Dame releases climate vulnerability assessment of more than 270 US cities

Notre Dame releases climate vulnerability assessment of more than 270 US cities

Researchers at Notre Dame have completed a two-year assessment of the current climate risks of more than 270 U.S. cities. The result is the Urban Adaptation Assessment, an open-source, free measurement and analysis tool that explores a city’s ability to adapt and readiness for adaptation to climate change.

Physics Machine Shop an invaluable resource to researchers

Physics Machine Shop an invaluable resource to researchers

Physicists at the University of Notre Dame are developing groundbreaking devices, but many of their inventions begin as raw materials that are shaped, cut, tooled, engraved, and soldered with precision in the Physics Machine Shop. The shop's open house will be from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24....

New study reveals surprising effects of mutations in proteins

New study reveals surprising effects of mutations in proteins

Predicting how mutations in proteins alter their ability to function is critical to understanding what drives health and disease in humans. A new study in Structure, Cell Press by scientists at the University of Notre Dame and their colleagues demonstrates how a minor mutation can have far-reaching effects on a...

National QuarkNet physics program to continue educating high school teachers

National QuarkNet physics program to continue educating high school teachers

QuarkNet, a program founded at Notre Dame that brings university-level physics research opportunities to high school teachers and students across the country, has been granted funding through 2023 by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF has funded the program since its inception in 1998.

Summer undergraduate research meaningful for several who conducted work on campus

Summer undergraduate research meaningful for several who conducted work on campus

Several undergraduate students from the University of Notre Dame's College of Science spent their summers on campus conducting research on topics including medicine, ecology, physics and mathematics. Their enthusiasm and dedication toward their projects embodied the spirit of using scholarship and creative endeavor to advance scientific understanding of the world.