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Edward Larkin named 2011 valedictorian

April 19, 2011

Edward Larkin, a biological sciences major from East Lansing, Mich., has been named valedictorian of the 2011 University of Notre Dame graduating class ...

Human rules may determine environmental “tipping points”

April 18, 2011

A new paper appearing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) by a team of researchers that includes University of Notre Dame ecologist David Lodge  ...

Inaugural Weinstein Lecture to take place April 27

April 18, 2011

The University of Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health will present its inaugural Paul P. Weinstein Memorial Lecture April 27 (Wednesday) at 3:45 p.m. in 101 Jordan Hall of Science ...

NIH grants Patricia Clark $3.36M to study protein folding

April 11, 2011

Patricia Clark, the Rev. John Cardinal O'Hara, C.S.C. Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, has received two NIH grants totaling $3.36 million for studies on protein folding ...

Biologist Hellmann named Leopold Leadership Fellow

March 25, 2011

Jessica Hellmann, associate professor of biological sciences and a national authority on climate change adaptation at the University of Notre Dame, has been named a Leopold Leadership Fellow ...

Malcolm Fraser elected fellow of American Academy of Microbiology

March 15, 2011

Malcolm J. Fraser Jr., professor of biological sciences at the University of Notre Dame, has been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology ...

Severson invited speaker at NIH dengue conference in Puerto Rico

February 23, 2011

David Severson, director of the Eck Institute for Global Health and professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, was an invited speaker and co-chair of the vector...

NFL provides Notre Dame grant to study treatments for Traumatic Brain Injury

February 22, 2011

NFL Charities grants Notre Dame's Department of Chemistry and Biology money to design and develop therapeutics for the treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury ...

Notre Dame researchers discover dual-action compound for potential treatment of tuberculosis and malaria

February 21, 2011

Marvin Miller, the George and Winifred Clark Chair in Chemistry, and Michael Ferdig, associate professor of biological sciences at the University of Notre Dame ...

Eck Institute for Global Health establishes Paul P. Weinstein Memorial Lecture

February 18, 2011

The Eck Institute for Global Health at the University of Notre Dame has established a lecture in honor of Paul P. Weinstein (1920 Ð 2008) ...

New master’s degree focuses on Global Health

February 09, 2011

Joseph Bock, director of global health studies at the Eck Institute for Global Health, speaks at an information session Thursday for the new master’s of science degree in global health ...

Collins has key roles in malERA study to globally eradicate malaria

February 07, 2011

The Malaria Eradication Research Agenda (malERA) initiative, funded by a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation ...

Notre Dame biologist Pfrender plays key role in Daphnia sequencing

February 04, 2011

University of Notre Dame biologist Michael Pfrender is the coauthor of a paper appearing today in the prestigious journal Science describing the sequencing of the species Daphnia pulex ...

Ten Notre Dame faculty members named AAAS fellows

January 19, 2011

Ten University of Notre Dame faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) ...

New master’s degree in global health focuses on science, health and the poor

January 06, 2011

The University of Notre Dame will launch a master’s of science in global health degree program this fall. The program will provide basic science-centric training in the emerging field of global health ...

Archie receives NSF CAREER Award

January 05, 2011

Elizabeth Archie, assistant professor of biological sciences has won a National Science Foundation CAREER Award, $750,000 across five years ...

New collaboration to research adaptation to climate change

January 03, 2011

The average global temperature at the Earth’s surface could increase as much as six degrees Celcius by 2100, according to a 2007 report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ...