The Iquitos trial was part of a multi-year effort led by scientists at the University of Notre Dame to determine the protective efficacy of spatial repellents to prevent human infection with pathogens that cause diseases such as malaria, Zika and dengue, spread through mosquito bites.
Artificial light abnormally increases mosquito biting behavior at night in a species that typically prefers to bite people during the day, according to research from the University of Notre Dame that was published in The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Ecologist Gary A. Lamberti, professor and former chair of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame, has been named a rotating program director for the Division of Environmental Biology…
Starting in October, from 6 to 7 p.m. EDT each Monday, coronavirus experts will discuss a new aspect or angle of the pandemic, such as epidemiology, food security, public health, racial inequities, testing, vaccines and evidence used to inform decisions about opening schools, athletics and businesses.
A team of researchers from the University of Notre Dame, Johns Hopkins University, Ohio State University and the University of Florida has identified networks of genes that regulate the process responsible for determining whether neurons will regenerate in certain animals, such as zebrafish.
More than 100 million infections of Zika virus within Central and South America and the Caribbean went undetected between 2015 and 2018, according to a new study.
Nathan Swenson, a professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Maryland, has been named a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and the Gillen Director of the University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center (UNDERC). …
The program aims to support students across the University with an interest in topics that impact global health.
A new study from Notre Dame, which focused on baboons, has found no evidence that accelerated reproduction is an evolutionarily beneficial response to early life adversity.
The construction of the new watersheds began September 2019, but paused from January 2020 until August 1, 2020, to account for the eagle breeding season.
A new study by researchers at the University of Notre Dame cautions that K-12 schools reopening to full capacity with little to no compliance of safety measures such as face masks could drive infections up to an estimated 2.49 million in Indiana alone, with more than 9,000 deaths by the end of 2020.
With COVID-19 upending many summer research opportunities, several College of Science students found meaningful work through traditional means, like cold calls and networking.
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.
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.
Mary Galvin, the William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame, will step down from the position effective Dec. 31.
The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study has selected 17 University of Notre Dame students for its Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program.
Winners have until 2021 or later to use the award because of cancellations and restrictions related to the pandemic.
Harsh conditions in early life are a fundamental cause of adult stress, and according to new research from the University of Notre Dame on wild baboons, this effect is not explained by a lack of social support in adulthood.
Treating patients and families of those with rare diseases takes a gentle touch, persistence, a willingness to listen and additional time, according to four medical professionals who spoke recently about clinical care at the 11th Annual Conference on Advancing Rare Disease Research, Therapy and Patient Advocacy.
Scientists studying brown-throated three-toed sloths, where predators are extinct and food is more accessible, have found that the animals adapt to have a primarily diurnal, or daytime, schedule.