In a recent paper, Santiago-Tirado and his colleagues describe a gene they discovered that increases the chance for drug resistance in the fungi Cryptococcus neoformans.
During fiscal year 2022, researchers at the University of Notre Dame received $244 million in research award funding, surpassing the previous record of $222.7 million set in fiscal year 2021.
A recent paper in Nature Neuroscience by University of Notre Dame biologist Cody J. Smith demonstrated how lymphatics — which remove waste from the rest of the body — are also associated with microglia and brain development in zebrafish.
Citing the perseverance and extraordinary contributions by members of the University of Notre Dame community over the past two years, President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., today announced a historic $25 million commitment to increase the base compensation for eligible hourly and salary University staff, faculty and student workers.
A new study conducted at the University of Notre Dame unraveled a mystery scientists had previously not been able to pinpoint: There is an order to how disease-causing substrates, or “cargo,” cross a similar bacteria’s unique two-walled membrane.
Students with any major can conduct undergraduate research at Notre Dame and many students choose to conduct their research in the summer months. Some students work in labs, some partner with professors for special projects, and many find themselves traveling throughout the United States and even abroad to conduct research over their breaks.…
Gains in carbon stored in upper American Midwest forests continued for more than 8,000 years before the industrial revolution were erased in less than two centuries, according to a new study in Scienceby researchers at the University of Notre Dame and collaborators.
Three College of Science faculty members received awards during the 2022 Dean’s Luncheon for their work in either research, teaching, or advising.
More than 50 seniors and 11 faculty members were recognized for outstanding achievements during the University of Notre Dame’s College of Science Dean’s Awards Luncheon.
Relive the sights, sounds and memorable moments of the University's 177th commencement ceremony, May 15, 2022. Originally published by Notre Dame News at news.nd.edu on May 16, 2022.…
MNID is back! The only regional meeting focusing on fungal and parasitic infections, an excellent opportunity for the Midwest mycology and parasitology community to meet in a relatively small group and learn from each other. We have a great lineup of speakers and plenty of opportunities for trainees to present and get feedback on their work.…
What do the eyes of fruit flies and the larval development of zebrafish have in common with the human nervous system? A lot, according to postdoctoral researcher Dana DeSantis, who works in the lab of Cody Smith at the University of Notre Dame.
WNIT, the South Bend-Elkhart region’s public broadcasting television station, will air on Sunday (April 3) and April 20 “The Christmas Lecture: Unwrap the Magic of Science,” a new event sponsored by the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame.
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 in the Morris Inn at Notre Dame, was marked by record attendance and noticeable enthusiasm from presenters and attendees alike. …
A strong background in mathematics and statistics has allowed postdoctoral researcher Sean Cavany to address one of the most pressing issues of modern times: the spread of infectious disease.
University of Notre Dame researchers have discovered another way tumor cells transfer genetic material to other cells in their microenvironment, causing cancer to spread.
A new type of catheter, described in a recent paper in eLife, could potentially improve quality of life and reduce deaths related to bloodstream infection caused by catheter-induced urinary tract infections (CAUTI).
The Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) has recognized two University of Notre Dame faculty members, Gary Lamberti and Jennifer Tank, from the Department of Biological Sciences, with 2022 SFS Career Awards.
Postdoctoral researcher Daniele de Almeida Miranda has had a career spanning several countries and scientific disciplines, but has one goal in mind: to keep the environment safe.
Patricia A. Champion, Ph.D., Professor of Biological Sciences, has been appointed the inaugural Director of Postdoctoral Studies in the College of Science. In this role, Champion is responsible for creating a training curriculum for postdoctoral scholars that provides skills to help them thrive in their future careers.