From Saturday, October 28 through Thursday, November 1, members of the University of Notre Dame research community will travel to New Orleans, LA for the annual American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) meeting. Of the over 40 Notre Dame faculty, researchers, and students in attendance, many will be presenting their research through lectures, presentations, and posters.
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).
What role can Notre Dame play in the revolution building around rare disease research? A collaborative team of stakeholders discussed different options during a working session in October.
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.
Due to changes in the global market, recycling haulers have implemented stricter requirements for what they will accept as recyclable. As a result, the University has changed campus recycling procedures to ensure the recycling stream is clean and items are actually recovered and recycled.
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.
Xin Lu, the John M. and Mary Jo Boler Assistant Professor of biology, was awarded a 2018 Susan G. Komen research grant to identify potential new therapies for treating metastatic breast cancer.
Drawing on the IDEA Center’s race car-related branding, the Notre Dame Pit Road Fund will provide seed funding for faculty, student, alumni and community startups.
“All around us there are voices of denial, which make not only elucidating the truth difficult, but put our health, our economy, our way of life and what we value in that life, in danger,” The Washington Post neuroscience reporter Amy Ellis Nutt told an audience in September.
Daniel Mack will deliver a talk, “You Always See Something New: Baseball and Uncertainty,” at the University of Notre Dame at 7 p.m. Oct. 11.
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 protein, playing a role in the onset of different diseases.
Perlara, a rare diseases drug discovery company based in the San Francisco Bay area, recently announced a collaboration called PerlQuest with the University of Notre Dame’s Warren Family Research Center for Drug Discovery and Development.
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.
Not only do undergraduate science students at Notre Dame take part in the latest research during the academic year, but they also have the chance to expand their horizons during the summer by taking part in research elsewhere in the country—and the world.
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.
Spanning nearly 2 acres of space along and between the double domes of the Joyce Center, the roof surface is the fifth living rooftop installed at Notre Dame.
Thehas made a $3.5 million matching-fund gift that it hopes will inspire those with a similar passion to support novel, multidisciplinary approaches to cancer research.