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Hybrid silkworms spin stronger spider silk

Research was published this week showing that silk produced by transgenically-engineered silkworms in the laboratory of Malcolm Fraser Jr., professor of biological sciences at University of Notre Dame, exhibits the highly sought-after strength and elasticity of spider silk...

HHS Global Health Strategy

The Department released its first Global Health Strategy. The Strategy will guide our efforts and commitment to work with global partners towards building a healthier and safer planet for all.

Compassion in Global Health - Video

This 30 minute video is a collaborative effort highlighting the role of compassion in global health. Featuring global health leaders and educators from around the world to dialogue about the value of seeing the faces of people helped through...

New documentary explores “Compassion in Global Health”

University of Notre Dame faculty and students joined colleagues at an inaugural symposium on Compassion in Global Health during the annual meeting of American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTHM) this week in Philadelphia ...

Notre Dame cancer researcher named V Scholar

Congratulations Zach! Zach is also a faculty member of the Eck Institute for Global Health. This is the second highly prestigous grant award made this month to our early carreer faculty. Watch for great things to come from these...

Inaugural Eck Institute for Global Health Fellowships Awarded


Through a competitive process the Eck Institute for Global Health has selected four outstanding University of Notre Dame PhD candidates who will receive fellowships for the 2011-2012 academic year. Selection of fellows was based on the student’s academic...

UNICEF official to present Craig lecture

William A. Hawley, malaria project officer for UNICEF/Indonesia, will present the George B. Craig Jr. Memorial Lecture at 4 p.m. Sept. 14 (Wednesday) in Room 283 of the Galvin Life Science Center at the University of Notre Dame...