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World Malaria Day 2020

World Malaria Day 2020

For this year's World Malaria Day, Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH) leadership and researchers were featured in blogs from Management Sciences for Health (MSH) and PLOS Pathogens. In the MSH Q&A, Bernard Nahlen, EIGH Director, discusses what COVID-19 means for...
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....
Q&A with Nicholas Geraci

Q&A with Nicholas Geraci

Former Eck Institute for Global Health Fellow, Nicholas Geraci, discusses his current position, plans for the future, and his research as a student at Notre Dame. Geraci completed his PhD under Mary Ann McDowell in the Department of Biological Sciences....
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 Department of Biological...
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 Sharon Stack

Q&A with Sharon Stack

Eck Institute for Global Health faculty, Sharon Stack, shares some of her background, research interests, and her unusual family pets. Stack is currently the Ann F. Dunne and Elizabeth Riley Director of Harper Cancer Research Institute and Kleiderer-Pezold Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry...