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Rohr named a finalist in MIT Solve Challenge

Rohr named a finalist in MIT Solve Challenge

Jason Rohr, Galla Professor and Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame, has been named a finalist in MIT’s Solve Challenge in the Health Security & Pandemics Challenge…
REDI-NET initiative to prevent infectious disease outbreaks

REDI-NET initiative to prevent infectious disease outbreaks

The University of Notre Dame launched the first phase of the Remote Emerging Disease Intelligence NETwork (REDI-NET), an initiative that aims to address surveillance needs to detect, predict, and contain emerging infectious diseases of human health relevance in near-real time....
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...
Use of PFAS in cosmetics ‘widespread,’ new study finds

Use of PFAS in cosmetics ‘widespread,’ new study finds

Many cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada likely contain high levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a potentially toxic class of chemicals linked to a number of serious health conditions, according to new research from the University...
Q&A with Kayla Holland

Q&A with Kayla Holland

Kayla Holland is a 2019 alumna of the Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH)'s Master of Science in Global Health program. In this spotlight, she discusses how she originally became interested in global health, her transformative experience completing her capstone...
Theresa Rager's MSGH capstone research published in JMIR

Theresa Rager's MSGH capstone research published in JMIR

Master of Science in Global Health (MSGH) alumna Theresa Rager '19 was the lead author of an article titled, "Usability of Rapid Cholera Detection Device (OmniVis) for Water Quality Workers in Bangladesh: Iterative Convergent Mixed Methods Study," published in medical internet...
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). 
Q&A with Daniel Hammers

Q&A with Daniel Hammers

Daniel Hammers is a current fellow of the Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH). He has a BS in Biology and Chemistry from Houghton College and is currently completing his PhD in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University...
Q&A with Cara Ocobock

Q&A with Cara Ocobock

Cara Ocobock is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology and the Director of the Human Energetics Laboratory in the College of Arts and Letters and is affiliated with the Eck Institute for Global Health. In this Q&A, she discusses her current research,...