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Eliminating barriers for advancing biomedical science

The Integrated Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program at the University of Notre Dame is a cross-departmental PhD program for research and training in a range of fields in the biomedical sciences. Scientists across the campus, representing 55 different research groups, are organized into thematic Research and Training Clusters that offer students the opportunity to engage in cutting-edge biomedical research that transcends traditional departmental and disciplinary boundaries. Explore our program here, or download a brochure that describes the key aspects.

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Funding Scientific Research fuels Job Creation

Author: Brandi Klingerman

Sparking Economic Growth

The University of Notre Dame is highlighted in a new report on the importance of scientific research to economic growth.

The study, which was conducted by The Science Coalition, identifies more than 100 companies that exist due to funding received by academic researchers from federal government agencies, including the Department of Agriculture, Department of Energy, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Standards and Technology, and National Science Foundation. Read More

2017 Research Like a Champion Award Winners

Author: Jenna Bilinski

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Congratulations to the 2017 Research Like a Champion program winners. This was the most successful year for the program with the highest number of applicants and the most innovative projects. 

Students: Marwa Asem and Carlysa Oyama

Project Title: Tunneling Nanotubes in Cancer: When Your Healthy Cells Betray Your Body

Mentor: M. Sharon Stack, Ann F. Dunne and Elizabeth Riley Director of Harper Cancer Research Institute

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Notre Dame’s Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility Acquires New Equipment

Author: Brandi Klingerman

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The new system for high-throughput sequencing supports health and environmental research

From cancer to vector-borne diseases, and from drug development to monitoring invasive species, DNA sequencing is vital to the research being done at the University of Notre Dame. To support these research efforts, the Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility (GBCF) has acquired an illumina NextSeq 500 Sequencing System, for next generation high-throughput genomics sequencing. Read More