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Genes of mosquito responsible for spread of West Nile virus and lymphatic filariasis sequenced

October 25, 2010

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health have coauthored a paper recently published in the journal Science that announces the genome sequencing of Culex quinquefasciatus ...

McDowell and Severson Invited Speakers at Brazilian Workshop

October 25, 2010

Mary Ann McDowell, associate professor of biological sciences and David Severson, director of the Eck Institute for Global Health, were invited speakers at a workshop on disease vectors in Recife, Brazil ...

Notre Dame researchers play key role in important new malaria studies

October 22, 2010

University of Notre Dame researchers played a key role in new studies that provide evidence that Anopheles gambiae, which is one of the major carriers of the malaria parasite in Sub-Saharan Africa, is evolving into two separate species with different traits ...

Notre Dame to recognize its heroes of Haiti

October 08, 2010

During the Notre Dame-Pittsburgh football game on Saturday (Oct. 9), the University will recognize a special group of alumni and staff who represented the large Notre Dame contingent who helped with the recovery efforts after the January earthquake in Haiti ...

Notre Dame researcher helps discover "walking" properties of bacteria

October 07, 2010

Talk about a walk on the wild side: University of Notre Dame researcher Joshua Shrout is co-author of a new paper that shows that bacteria are capable of “standing up” and moving while vertical ...