Santiago Schnell, William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed to a new statewide advisory council to explore new directions for assisting patients with rare diseases in Indiana.…
Kristin Shrader-Frechette, O’Neill Family Professor Emerita in the University of Notre Dame Department of Philosophy, who had a concurrent appointment in the Department of Biological Sciences, has won the 2023 Cosmos International Prize…
Schistosomiasis, a parasitic disease that causes organ damage and death, affected more than 250 million people worldwide in 2021, according to the World Health Organization. Senegalese women and children wash clothes in small basins by water covered with weeds. In those weeds live hordes of snails, hosts to parasitic flatworms.…
Sheri Sanders considered becoming a veterinarian, but after one semester of coursework she realized she preferred working in a laboratory and tinkering with programming.
A team of international researchers that includes those from the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame has been honored with the George Mercer Award from the Ecological Society of America.
Keeping biological samples, medications, testing supplies and vaccines at the temperatures that do not exceed manufacturer requirements is crucial for public health, and yet this process has proven complex in many countries, including Belize. Recognizing the need to revamp these systems, known as the cold chain, Nicole Achee…
Third-grader Skylar Sevison eagerly squished her hand into a tin of purple fingerpaint in Jordan Hall of Science, then stamped it onto a poster with other colorful handprints representing Rare Disease Day 2023, encouraged by the patient-led’s movement for those with rare disease to “show their colors.”…
Local auto sales representative Caleb Fairchild starts memorial fund for his mother after reading about neuroscience research being done at the University of Notre Dame.
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Evolution has occurred more rapidly than previously thought in the Chesapeake Bay wetlands, which may decrease the chance that coastal marshes can withstand future sea level rise, researchers at the University of Notre Dame and collaborators demonstrated in a recent publication in Science.
Ana Flores Mireles was awarded funding from Open Philanthropy for further development of a new type of urinary catheter that may reduce deaths from catheter-induced urinary tract infections.
Though the married couple's search began during the Covid-19 pandemic, both researchers landed jobs as postdocs in the same laboratory
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.
Only around 24 predoctoral to postdoctoral fellow transition awards (F99/K00) are awarded each year by the National Cancer Institute, a branch of the National Institutes of Health.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Two researchers at the University of Notre Dame have received grants for breast cancer research through the Breast Cancer Alliance (BCA), which has a mission to improve survival rates and quality of life for those impacted by breast cancer.
“I have been a proponent of open-access publishing because of the broad and inclusive reach it engenders,” D'Souza-Schorey said. “It is important to develop a journal editorial structure that is as diverse as the research community it represents, both scientifically and demographically.”
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame discovered a new type of cell in the heart that may help regulate heart rate, and could be an important key in understanding certain types of congenital heart defects and other diseases that involve the heart.
Madeline Owen and Alexis Waldschmidt, University of Notre Dame 2021 valedictorian and salutatorian, share about their journeys during their time at the University and describe several reasons why a sense of discovery, rather than a specific goal for high grades, helped them rank at the top of their class.
Physics Professor John LoSecco recently finished his term as one of 15 Jefferson Fellows for 2020-2021.
The University’s Department of Biological Sciences began working with the St. Joseph County Health Department this summer to boost vector surveillance efforts.
A two-year Master of Science in Global Health program will leverage the University of Notre Dame’s historical strength in infectious disease research to help students solidify interdisciplinary careers that will address health issues worldwide.
During the 2018 season, the researchers found that the eagles brought back 135 prey items to the nest.