Eck Institute for Global Health // University of Notre Dame

Eck Institute for Global Health

Health is a fundamental human right

Mission

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.

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News

New Research Addresses Complexity of Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) Control

February 15, 2017

The University of Notre Dame’s Edwin Michael, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and member of the Eck Institute for Global Health, is on the cutting edge of an initiative to address the sociology of disease transmission and control, by factoring in the impacts that complex transmission dynamics and social determinants play in the effective management of infectious diseases. His research was recently published in Infectious Disease of Poverty

Senior John Huber awarded Gates Cambridge scholarship

February 10, 2017

John Huber

This prestigious postgraduate scholarship program, which fully funds postgraduate study and research in any subject at the University of Cambridge, was established through a $210 million donation to the University of Cambridge from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2000; this remains the largest single donation to a U.K. university.

Events

Arthropod Genomics Symposium

Wed Jun 7, 2017

The University of Notre Dame's Eck Institute for Global Health will be hosting the 10th Arthropod Genomics Symposium on campus and in coordination with planning partners Kansas State Univeristy and hte University of Illinois. 

The symposium will begin Thursday evening, June 8th and will conclude with a banquet on Saturday evening, June 10, 2017

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Arthropod Genomics Symposium

Thu Jun 8, 2017

The University of Notre Dame's Eck Institute for Global Health will be hosting the 10th Arthropod Genomics Symposium on campus and in coordination with planning partners Kansas State Univeristy and hte University of Illinois. 

The symposium will begin Thursday evening, June 8th and will conclude with a banquet on Saturday evening, June 10, 2017

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