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Q&A with Felipe Santiago-Tirado

Author: Palacios, Isabella

Felipe Santiago-Tirado is an Assistant Professor from the Department of Biological Sciences and is an affiliate of the Eck Institute for Global Health. Santiago-Tirado has a PhD from Cornell University and a BS from the University of Puerto Rico. In this spotlight, Professor Santiago-Tirado talks about his research on Cryptococcus neoformans and other fungal pathogens, his...
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Notre Dame Receives Funding for New State-of-the-Art X-ray Diffractometer

Author: Rebecca Hicks

Notre Dame has received funding for a dual-source single crystal X-ray diffractometer. The new instrument will be equipped with high-flux Cu and Mo microfocus X-ray sources, a CPAD detector, and a cryogenic device. The instrument is jointly funded by the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation and Chemistry Research Instrumentation...
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Brittany Morgan Receives Burroughs Wellcome Fund Award

Author: Rebecca Hicks

  Brittany Morgan Brittany Morgan, John V. O’Connor Assistant Professor in Cancer Drug Discovery, has received a highly-selective Burroughs Wellcome Fund award for her project entitled “Cracking the Molecular Recognition Code: Capturing Dynamic Substructures with Small Molecules.” Less than twelve awards are granted each year.
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Notre Dame's growing role in biomedicine

Author: Karen Joseph

BIPH faculty director Paul Bohn recently appeared on Inside Indiana Business to discuss the aims of the institute and Notre Dame research. Watch the video below: Originally published by Karen Joseph at precisionhealth.nd.edu…
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Schnell receives Arthur Winfree Prize

Author: Tammi Freehling

The Society for Mathematical Biology (SMB) has selected Santiago Schnell, William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the College of Science, as the recipient of the 2023 Arthur Winfree Prize. The Arthur Winfree Prize is one of two premier prizes in theoretical and mathematical biology, the other is the Akira Okubo...
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Notre Dame researchers’ “backpacks” restore damaged stem cells

Author: Brett Beasley

Now, in a study forthcoming in Communications Biology, bioengineers at the University of Notre Dame have shown that a new strategy can restore the damaged stem cells from gestational diabetes, and enable them to grow new tissues again.
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Littlepage Named Co-Leader of HCRI’s Tumor-Host Communication Program

Author: Dr. M. Sharon Stack

Laurie Littlepage, PhD, Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry and the Campbell Family Associate Professor of Cancer Research, has been appointed as Co-Leader of the Tumor-Host Communication (THC) program, effective May 01, 2022. She replaces Siyuan Zhang, PhD, who recently joined the faculty of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical...
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Keeping it Clean for Our Community

Author: Dr. M. Sharon Stack

If you drove down Hwy 933 between the Inn at St. Mary's and Beacon Memorial Hospital on Thursday, April 29, you may have spotted some workers in bright yellow vests. Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI) members were busy picking up trash, hundreds of cigarette butts, and even the odd golf...
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Teachers as Scholars workshop examines cancer treatment, research

Author: Erin Blasko

Faculty with the Harper Cancer Research Institute at the University of Notre Dame hosted a workshop for local K-12 educators as part of Teachers as Scholars, a professional development program administered by the Notre Dame Office of Public Affairs. The two-day workshop, Feb. 17 and 22, focused on cancer research...
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HCRI Celebrates 10th Annual Cancer Research Day

Author: M. Sharon Stack, PhD

What happens when researchers-in-training are unable to present their data to a live audience or to see the results of work performed by their peers for over two years due to a global pandemic?  A very enthusiastic in-person conference!  The 10th Annual Cancer Research Day, held on March 21, 2022...
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Notre Dame Chemistry sees rise in graduate program ranking

Author: Deanna Csomo McCool and Rebecca Hicks

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry’s graduate program at the University of Notre Dame has moved up 17 places in rankings for “Best Chemistry Programs” by U.S. News & World Report.
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