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Senior John Huber awarded Gates Cambridge scholarship

February 10, 2017

This prestigious postgraduate scholarship program, which fully funds postgraduate study and research in any subject at the University of Cambridge, was established through a $210 million donation to the University of Cambridge from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2000; this remains the largest single donation to a U.K. university.

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Alex Perkins named Early Career Fellow by the Ecological Society of America

February 08, 2017

The University of Notre Dame’s Alex Perkins, Eck Family Assistant Professor, and member of the Department of Biological Sciences, the Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, the Eck Institute for Global Health, and the Environmental Change Initiative, was named a 2017 Early Career Fellow by the Ecological Society of America (ESA).

Zika: Where are we now?

February 01, 2017

Professors in Notre Dame’s Department of Biological Sciences and members of the Eck Institute reflect on the outbreak, the challenges presented by the virus and the work yet to be done to help health professionals and key decision makers protect their citizens.

New findings could eliminate elephantiasis

January 17, 2017

Researchers, including Edwin Micheal, found a triple-drug regimen that could accelerate the elimination of the disease.