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Notre Dame among top 100 proposals for MacArthur $100 million grant

Notre Dame among top 100 proposals for MacArthur $100 million grant

Notre Dame Professor Jason Rohr’s proposal—Disease, Food, Energy, and Water Solutions: Defusing a Global Crisis—offers a sustainable, local solution to reduce schistosomiasis while at the same time addressing food, energy, and water shortages afflicting marginalized populations throughout the developing world.

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Senior ACMS major finds passion in patient care

Senior ACMS major finds passion in patient care

For many pre-med students, meaningful research opportunities are a crucial part of preparing for medical school. One of these students, current senior Maddie Heyn, told us about her summer at St. Jude Children’s Hospital, conducting biostatistics research as part of...

Q&A with Jason Rohr

Q&A with Jason Rohr

Eck Institute for Global Health faculty, Jason Rohr, shares some of his research interests, passions, and hobbies. Rohr is currently the Ludmilla F., Stephen J., and Robert T. Galla College Professor of Biological Sciences as well as the Associate Chair of the

Fighting to Understand the Scientific Impact of Community

Fighting to Understand the Scientific Impact of Community

Playing in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro are 300 baboons that are the focus of one of the longest-running studies of wild primates. For more than 40 years, these Amboseli baboons and their ancestors have provided important data about questions...

Up Close with the Department Chair

Up Close with the Department Chair

Crislyn D’Souza-Schorey is Professor and Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences.  She is the first woman to serve in the role. In addition to oversight of a department of over 80 faculty and one of the largest undergraduate majors...

Q&A with Rose Donohue

Q&A with Rose Donohue

Eck Institute for Global Health Fellow and Triple Domer, Rose Donohue, walks us through her education journey, international research, and goals for the future. Rose is currently a PhD student in Edwin Micheal's lab in the Department of Biological Sciences.

Events

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Departmental Seminar: Laurence Zwiebel

Mar
3

Laurence Zwiebel, Professor, Biological Sciences and Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University, will give a seminar entitled "Genetics and Genomics of Olfaction in Malaria Mosquitoes and EuSocial Ant Drive the Development of Excito-Repellents" on Tuesday, March 3 at 4:00 p.m. in 283 Galvin

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

Departmental Seminar: Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec

Mar
5

Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, Emory University, will give a seminar entitled "Drivers of heterogeneity in dengue transmission dynamics and control" on Thursday, March 5 at 4:00 p.m. in 283 Galvin.

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

An Evening with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Mar
19
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie C Wani Olatunde

Renowned Nigerian writer and MacArthur “Genius Grant” winner Chimamanda Adichie will speak at Notre Dame on March 19 as part of the University’s Sr. Kathleen Cannon, O.P., Distinguished Lecture Series.

Adichie’s TED

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