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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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Boler-Parseghian Center for Rare and Neglected Diseases “Catalyst Program” RFA 2018

Author: Corianne Kellems

Submission Deadline: Dec 10th, 2018 5:00 PM
Earliest Start Date. March 1, 2019.


The Boler-Parseghian Center for Rare and Neglected Diseases’ ‘Catalyst Program’ solicits proposals in biomolecular medicine directed toward critical treatment targets and/or processes of drug failure in cell, tissue, organismal and human systems in rare and neglected diseases Read More

New study reveals surprising effects of mutations in proteins

Author: Teresa L. Johnson

Jeffrey Peng

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. Read More