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Neurobiologist Christopher Patzke joins Notre Dame faculty

Author: Naya Tadavarthy

Christopher Patzke joined Notre Dame this August as the John M. and Mary Jo Boler Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology and the Boler-Parseghian Center for Rare & Neglected Diseases. His neurobiology research focuses on the genetic makeup of the human brain at the cellular level.
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Attend the 2020 virtual Core Facility Fair

Author: Brandi Wampler

On Tuesday, September 15, 2020, Notre Dame Research will host a virtual Core Facility Fair from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST. The event is open to students, postdoctoral scholars, faculty, and staff.
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Dye Boosts Bioimaging Capability

Author: Sarah Chapman

 Fluorescence imaging has been a boon to research and medicine because of its ability to examine affected areas noninvasively. But the dyes used for these purposes have their disadvantages, and as resolution needs have grown stronger, the stakes for accuracy have increased exponentially.   …
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Notre Dame pivots funding and research to tackle COVID-19

Author: Brandi Wampler

The Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics research center announced new awards to enable faculty researchers to pivot or expand their existing research to address the detection, diagnosis, treatment, or prognosis of COVID-19 viral infections and related serious medical conditions. 
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How T-cell targets look in three dimensions may facilitate new cancer vaccines

Author: Deanna Csomo McCool

T-cells, which hunt for traces of disease within other cells, work by identifying fragments of outsider proteins on a diseased cell’s surface and then go in for the literal kill. With cancer, some of the mutated fragments of outsider proteins, called neoepitopes, can be recognized by T-cells and are ideal...
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NDIIF Virtual Town Hall Presentation

Author: Sarah Chapman

  The Notre Dame Integrated Imaging Facility has been embedded within the University of Notre Dame campus for over ten years working closely with students and faculty alike at the forefront of research to develop and explore critical questions that create and explore opportunity for health, innovation, and advancement.…
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Melander Lab Reports Compound that Increases Antibiotic Efficacy for MRSA

Author: Rebecca Hicks

Christian Melander, George & Winifred Clark Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, and Roberta Melander, Research Associate Professor, with Professor Cassandra Quave and colleagues from Emory University, have reported new research showing that an extract from the American beautyberry plant increases the efficacy of certain antibiotics in the treatment of methicillin-resistant...

COVID-19 FAQs

Author: The Graduate School. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.

Information Related to Incoming International Students with Visa/Travel Delays   I am not able to obtain my visa. Can I defer my admission? Students may request deferral from their program. Deferrals may be for one semester, two semesters, or 12 months. 
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Doctoral student Elizabeth Harper awarded prestigious NIH fellow transition award

Author: Deanna Csomo McCool

Elizabeth Harper, a fourth-year doctoral student in the Integrated Biomedical Sciences program at the University of Notre Dame, has been awarded a grant from the National Institute on Aging that will fund the completion of her doctorate and up to four years of postdoctoral research.
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Francis Castellino Receives 2020 ISTH Esteemed Career Award

Author: Mary Prorok

  Francis J. Castellino, Kleiderer-Pezold Professor of Biochemistry and Director of the W.M. Keck Center for Transgene Research, has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) Esteemed Career Award. This prestigious award is given to those who “have made significant contributions to...
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Study sheds light on immune response in Mycobacterium avium Complex infection

Author: Deanna Csomo McCool

A study completed at the University of Notre Dame in the laboratory of Jeff Schorey, the George G. Craig Jr. Professor of Biological Sciences, ashowed for the first time how RNA sensors drive a response in T-cells in one of a disease related to tuberculosis, Mycobacterium avium Complex (MAC).
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2020 Naughton awardees announced

Author: Joanne Fahey

Twenty-three students and faculty have been announced as awardees of the Naughton Fellowships for 2020.
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Common cholesterol drugs could slow spread of breast cancer to brain

Author: Deanna Csomo McCool

A new study from the University of Notre Dame shows drugs used to treat high cholesterol could interfere with the way breast cancer cells adapt to the microenvironment in the brain, preventing the cancer from taking hold.
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Dye Boosts Bioimaging Capability

Author: Sarah Chapman

 Fluorescence imaging has been a boon to research and medicine because of its ability to examine affected areas noninvasively. But the dyes used for these purposes have their disadvantages, and as resolution needs have grown stronger, the stakes for accuracy have increased exponentially.   …
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Understand and Fight: Notre Dame researchers and the COVID-19 pandemic

Author: Deanna Csomo McCool

The hero in Mary Shelley’s “The Last Man,” her second sweeping political science fiction after “Frankenstein,” is left alone in Rome, in a post-apocalyptic world. A global plague apparently took the lives of everyone else, yet he discerns a duty to forge ahead, no matter what. Published in 1826, the...
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Mary Galvin: It is more meaningful to ask what we can do to end intolerance

Author: College of Science

Mary E. Galvin, William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the College of Science, addressed the issue of inequality with the students, faculty, and staff of the college: Like many of you, I am deeply saddened by the recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery and by this...
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