With a new award from the National Institutes of Health, researchers from Notre Dame, the National Institute on Aging and the National Cancer Institute will explore why age is significant in developing ovarian cancer, and how it can negatively affect tumor growth and patient survival.
In his newest research, Darren Dochuk, associate professor of history at Notre Dame, chronicles North America’s age of oil—in particular, crude’s inseparable relationship to Christianity.
Rev. Daniel G. Groody, C.S.C., associate professor of theology and global affairs at Notre Dame, has been appointed vice president and associate provost. Jim W. Morrison, who presently serves as assistant provost for strategic initiatives, will take on an expanded role as associate provost for strategic initiatives. Both appointments are effective Aug. 1.
Published in Nature Microbiology, a new study has investigated the origin and evolution of a virus called crAssphage, which may have coevolved with human lineage.
Researchers at Notre Dame have outlined the delivery mechanism tumor cells use to move nucleic acids into small sacs shed from their surfaces—information that is eventually shared with other cells within the tumor microenvironment, causing the cancer to spread.
Vijay Gupta, professor of electrical engineering and an ND Energy faculty affiliate at Notre Dame, has received the 2018 Antonio Ruberti Young Researcher Prize from the IEEE Control Systems Society. The award recognizes young researchers for their distinguished, cutting-edge contributions to the theory or application of systems and control.
Christy Pratt, a longtime enrollment manager and admissions leader, has been appointed director of admissions at Notre Dame, effective July 8. She will succeed Bob Mundy, who will retire after a 36-year career at Notre Dame.
A new article published in Nature Sustainability describes how the increase in population and the need to feed everyone will give rise to human infectious disease, a situation the authors of the paper consider “two of the most formidable ecological and public health challenges of the 21st century.”
Subscription-based service providers including newspapers, cable and internet providers and utility companies often issue price-based incentives including discounts in response to complaints about service failures. It’s been shown to satisfy angry customers—at least momentarily. But new research from Notre Dame demonstrates the tactic may not be successful in retaining customers in the long term.
Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway has been recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research as an Italian research institution. The Rome Global Gateway is now listed as an institute authorized to sponsor researchers from outside the European Union to conduct their work in Italy. This new designation allows the gateway to sponsor research visas and permits of stay for a period of over three months.