Our genes shape our gut bacteria, new research shows

Our genes shape our gut bacteria, new research shows

In the study, published recently in Science, researchers discovered that most bacteria in the gut microbiome are heritable after looking at more than 16,000 gut microbiome profiles collected over 14 years from a long-studied population of baboons in Kenya’s Amboseli...
Liu named Fellow of American Statistical Association

Liu named Fellow of American Statistical Association

Fang Liu, professor and director of graduate studies in the Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics (ACMS) at the University of Notre Dame, has been named an elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA). 
Understand and Fight: Notre Dame researchers and the COVID-19 pandemic

Understand and Fight: Notre Dame researchers and the COVID-19 pandemic

As Notre Dame’s laboratories went into hibernation in March, many researchers from various fields looked for ways to pivot their work toward furthering knowledge into how COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, works, how it’s transmitted, and how our country,...
Mobashery lands 2019 Kaiser Award from The Protein Society

Mobashery lands 2019 Kaiser Award from The Protein Society

Shahriar Mobashery, the Navari Family Professor in Life Sciences in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been awarded the 2019 Emil Thomas Kaiser Award from The Protein Society (TPS) for his research that applies chemistry to the study of...