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Little Giants: A closer look at a tiny bug with a big role to play

November 30, 2017

Michael Pfrender sits facing a whiteboard in his lab at the Galvin Life Science Center. He's discussing the genomics of Daphia--water fleas, found in every standing body of water in the world--and has a tendency to sketch when he speaks. "You want to see some of them?" he asks. "That's the fun part, right?

Patty Champion Feature

New study finds mycobacteria can sense presence of proteins that cause disease

November 28, 2017

A new study by Notre Dame and Michigan State researchers could help scientists identify how to tone down the ability of mycobacteria to cause disease and help them in treating infection.