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Women Lead 2020

Women Lead 2020

The challenges of today cannot be met with the thinking of yesterday. In celebration of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, meet seven outstanding faculty members who are shifting paradigms in their fields as they work to build a better...

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.

Q&A with Shahriar Mobashery

Q&A with Shahriar Mobashery

Eck Institute for Global Health faculty member, Shahriar Mobashery, Navari Family Professor in Life Sciences in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, shares why he chose his career path, details of a recent lab reunion, and hopeful future plans.

Q&A with Lee Gettler

Q&A with Lee Gettler

Eck Institute for Global Health faculty affiliate, Lee Gettler, Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology, discusses his fascinating work in the biology of fatherhood, helping students design research projects they are passionate about, and the struggle of achieving work-life balance as a tenure track faculty...

Q&A with Emmanuel Adu-Gyamfi

Q&A with Emmanuel Adu-Gyamfi

Emmanuel Adu-Gyamfi is a former Eck Institute for Global Health Fellow who earned his PhD in Biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame under faculty advisor Robert Stahelin. His research focused on the Ebola virus. Learn about his current work and his favorite...