New research from the University of Notre Dame shows for the first time that the sourcing strategy chosen by hospitals impacts the quality of patient care. When hospitals move closer to a single-sourcing strategy, patients receive better evidence-based care.
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.
The University of Notre Dame’s Naughton Fellowship program has announced 33 faculty member and student awardees in its 2022-2023 cohort. Funded by a gift from the Naughton family in 2008, Naughton Fellowships foster leadership through international partnerships and stimulate collaborative research efforts. Fellows from Ireland have the opportunity to study and conduct research at the University of Notre Dame. Fellows from Notre Dame complete their fellowship at one Ireland’s leading research universities.…
Dr. Dasari learned firsthand the delicate dance of partnering with resources on campus, including the Graduate School’s Office of Grants and Fellowships. Through her many interactions with the office — first as a fellowship applicant and then later as a consultant to other students — she slowly began to see her interests shift, a journey that would eventually lead her to explore a new and unexpected career directly connected to the skills she had honed while working with the Grants and Fellowships team.
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.
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.…
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.