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Notre Dame Researcher Wins Travel Award

June 26, 2014

Keshava Mysore has been selected for a Postdoctoral Travel Award from the Society for Developmental Biology (SBD).  He will present his paper, role of semaphorin-1a in the developing visual system of the disease vector mosquito Aedes aegypti, at the 73rd Annual Meeting at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA, in July ...

Notre Dame scientists track their predictions of potential spread of the chikungunya virus in the US

June 10, 2014

While the Caribbean braces itself and addresses the rapid emergence and spread of the chikungunya virus, Notre Dame scientists and alumni in the field continue their monitoring, tracking, and planning for this crippling disease to potentially hit the US ...

Notre Dame receives Grand Challenges Explorations grant for research in global health and development

June 04, 2014

Eck Institute for Global Health faculty member receives Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Exploration grant after having initial funding from the Institute. Notre Dame receives Grand Challenges Explorations grant for research in global health and development…

American Society for Tropical medicine and Hygiene Leadership Makes the Case For Trop Med Funding and Conference Travel on Capitol Hill

June 03, 2014

ASTMH President Alan Magill, MD, FASTMH, and seven members of the Society’s leadership took to Capitol Hill on Monday, May 5 for meetings with 13 Congressional offices. The meetings followed the Mid-Year ASTMH Council meeting. In small groups, ASTMH leaders discussed their work with policymaker staff, highlighting the importance of sustained tropical medicine research funding and specifically raising the Society's concerns about the federal employee travel restrictions regarding the Annual Meeting ...