Women Lead 2023: Patricia Champion

Author: Kelly Dietz

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Champion for eliminating tuberculosis   The bacteria that cause tuberculosis are incredibly well-adapted to humans, yet researchers continue to unravel the mysteries of how the single-cell organisms work. Patricia Champion, professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, has spent her career on the hunt, determined to understand the mechanisms used by Mycobacterium tuberculosis to cause disease — the leading microbial killer on the planet behind SARS-CoV-2, the virus that is responsible for COVID-19.…

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University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center announces new cohort of graduate research fellows

Author: Bella Laufenberg

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A new cohort of students will get the chance to participate in Graduate Fellowships at the University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center (UNDERC) this summer. UNDERC, part of Notre Dame Research (NDR), has announced the names of six graduate students who will conduct research at its field research station, which crosses the boundaries of Michigan’s upper peninsula and Wisconsin. There, the fellows will collect data connected to their research interests and to ongoing projects in on-campus labs.…

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Alex Boomgarden wins 2023 Notre Dame Graduate School Shaheen 3MT®

Author: Eric Heath

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Alex Boomgarden, a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate from the Department of Biological Sciences, won the University of Notre Dame’s 2023 Shaheen Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®) on Wednesday, March 1. The event — jointly sponsored by the Graduate School, the Meruelo Family Center for Career Development, and Graduate Student Government — was held on the stage of the Jordan Auditorium in the Mendoza College of Business.

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Researchers in chemistry, engineering, physics and biological sciences honored by AAAS

Author: Jessica Sieff

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Five faculty members at the University of Notre Dame have been elected by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) as lifetime fellows. The fellows include Patricia A. Champion, Jon P. Camden, Yih-Fang Huang, Ahsan Kareem and Rebecca Surman. All are being recognized for scientifically and socially distinguished achievements in their respective fields of study.

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Notre Dame Research announces 2022 Internal Grant Awardees

Author: Brett Beasley

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The Notre Dame Research Internal Grants Program awards, which aim to support faculty researchers and programs that advance the University’s research, scholarly output, and creative endeavor through a competitive funding process, have been announced for fall semester 2022. Three types of grants were awarded during this cycle: the Faculty Research Support Regular Grant, the Faculty Research Support Initiation Grant, and the new Flip the Script Grant.…

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Designing climate-resilient cities in at-risk communities

Author: Jessica Sieff

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In September, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory announced it would lead a multi-institutional team to advance urban climate science with the establishment of an Urban Integrated Field Laboratory in Chicago. The DOE will fund the project with $25 million over five years.…

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Q&A with BIOS Phd Student - Aurel Holzschuh

Author: Palacios, Isabella

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Aurel Holzschuh is a current graduate fellow of the Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH). He has a BSc in Biology from the University of Basel, Switzerland, an MS in Infection Biology from the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, and he is actively working on his PhD in Biological Sciences…

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