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Researchers find evidence of protein folding at site of intracellular droplets

Author: Jessica Sieff

In a study published in the journal Chemical Science, researchers at the University of Notre Dame found that elevated concentrations of proteins within the droplets triggered a folding event, increasing the potential for protein aggregation — or misfolding — which has been linked to neurological diseases including Alzheimer’s disease and...
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New technology could help tackle antibiotic resistance

Author: Brandi Wampler

According to the World Health Organization, one of the biggest health threats around the world is antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Researchers at Notre Dame are working to combat this problem by developing a nanoparticle-based system.
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Endowment honors legacy of College of Science Dean Mary E. Galvin

Author: Tammi Freehling

More than 25 members of the advisory council for the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame have contributed over $11 million to endow the Science and Engineering Scholars Program in honor of Mary E. Galvin, the William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the college.
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Mukherjee to focus on the genetics of antimalarial drug resistance

Author: Naya Tadavarthy

Molecular parasitologist Angana Mukherjee is excited to work with the Boler-Parseghian Center for Rare and Neglected Diseases (CRND) to study the genetics of antimalarial drug resistance, in her new position as an assistant research professor in the Department of Biological Sciences.
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Dean Galvin’s impact and legacy

Author: Tammi Freehling

Mary E. Galvin, the William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame since 2015, recently announced she will step down from the position effective December 31, 2020.…

Notre Dame announces the Institute for Precision Health

Author: Brandi Wampler

Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics has become the Institute for Precision Health, a re-envisioning that engages scientists, engineers, and clinical practitioners in research, education, and entrepreneurship programs that advance individualized health and wellness.

WFCDD RFA Request for Applications-Now Open

Author: Warren Family Center

The Warren Center for Drug Discovery invites new proposals for projects that are associated with drug discovery. In particular, projects associated with small molecule synthesis (libraries or molecular probes), hit validation, lead optimization, mid-sized scale up, assay development, protein purification, and ADMET screening. Any disease areas will be considered. Collaborative opportunities...
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Cancer cells mediate immune suppression in the brain

Author: Deanna Csomo McCool

In newly published research in the journal Cell, researchers showed that one type of cell important for immunity, called a myeloid cell, can suppress the immune response — which has the effect of allowing breast cancer cells to metastasize to the brain to form secondary tumor cells there.
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Notre Dame joins the Indiana Data Partnership

Author: Brandi Wampler

As part of the statewide partnership, Notre Dame and IDP partners can securely share data and best practices that benefits research and other projects, components, and reports for datasets, and shares the results of research projects relevant to the goals of the IDP.

Researchers identify process for regenerating neurons in the eye and brain

Author: Brandi Klingerman

A team of researchers from the University of Notre Dame, Johns Hopkins University, Ohio State University and the University of Florida has identified networks of genes that regulate the process responsible for determining whether neurons will regenerate in certain animals, such as zebrafish.
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