The University of Notre Dame's Eck Institute for Global Health is a university-wide enterprise that recognizes health as a fundamental human right and endeavors to promote research, training, and service to advance health standards for all people, especially people in low and middle-income countries, who are disproportionately impacted by preventable diseases.
Members of the Eck Institute for Global Health are working to address global health challenges through basic and applied research. Notre Dame is a world leader in vector research and is home to VectorBase and VecNET.
June 17, 2015
A team of biologists from the University of Notre Dame, Rice University and three other schools has discovered that an agricultural pest that began plaguing U.S. apple growers in the 1850s likely did so after undergoing extensive and genome-wide changes in a single generation.
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June 09, 2015
Indiana University announced on Monday (Jun. 8) that Molly Duman Scheel, adjunct associate professor of biological sciences at the University of Notre Dame and associate professor of medical and molecular genetics at the Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend (IUSM-SB), is a Grand Challenges Explorations…
Fri Sep 4, 2015 • 12:00PM - 1:00PM
The Seminar is sponsored by EIGH for Master of Science in Global Health students and interested researchers from across Notre Dame’s many disciplines including but not limited to: Biological Sciences, Applied & Computational Math, the Center for Research Computing, and Computer Science & Engineering. Join us for this opportunity!
Tue Sep 15, 2015 • 1:00PM - 6:30PM
1:00-2:30pm Faculty presentations:
Siyuan Zhang, Laurie Littlepage, Jenifer Prosperi
2:45 –3:45pm Faculty presentations:
Steven Buechler, Ryan Roeder/Tracy Vargo-Gogola