Harsh conditions in early life are a fundamental cause of adult stress, and according to new research from the University of Notre Dame on wild baboons, this effect is not explained by a lack of social support in adulthood.
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Besansky, O’Hara Professor of biological sciences and faculty member of the EIGH, is an expert in the genomics of malaria vectors and has applied several genomic technologies to deepen the understanding of the relationship between malaria-transmitting mosquitoes and their environments.
The University of Notre Dame has received $172.5 million in new research funding awards for fiscal year 2020 – the second highest in its history.
Master of Science in Global Health alumnus, Alexander Mabry '19, was co-author of an article titled, "Mdm2-mediated neddylation of pVHL blocks the induction of antiangiogenic factors" published in Nature journal, Oncogene.