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Study uncovers new hurdle for developing immunotherapies

The body’s immune system is a valiant weapon against disease, and harnessing its power through a technique called immunotherapy is at the forefront of current research to treat cancer and other diseases. That’s why an unexpected finding by Notre Dame...
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University of Notre Dame to host Indiana CTSI retreat

Indiana University, Purdue University, and the University of Notre Dame invite all researchers to attend the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) retreat. The event will take place at the University of Notre Dame’s McCourtney Hall on Friday, October...

Can changing our views on death improve how we live our lives?

A Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) residential fellow is exploring how the concept of kenosis might create a common ground for personal growth, mutual understanding, civil discourse, and productive policymaking in today’s diverse and polarized society. 

What makes a good malaria vector?

Nora J. Besansky, the O'Hara Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Biological Sciences, hypothesizes in a recent paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that if scientists can understand what makes a small group of Anopheles mosquito...
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Developing an “on and off” switch for breast cancer treatment

A current cancer therapy is using T-cells and genetically engineering them to kill cancer, but these cells, known as CAR-T cells, have been known to attack off-target sites while completing their job. In order to counteract this negative effect, Notre Dame...
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NDIIF Town Hall Meeting

Join us for a campus-wide town hall event for the NDIIF.  The emphasis of the Town Hall will be on Research, Education, Partnership, and Impact.  Topics of discussion will include a brief over view of the 2017 annual report, featured...
Seed Grant Program

NDnano announces 2018 Seed Grant Program recipients

Nine faculty members from the University of Notre Dame’s College of Engineering and College of Science have been awarded four grants through the Center for Nano Science and Technology (NDnano) Seed Grant Program. 
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NDnano Research Fellowships

The summer research experience is in full swing for the 17 students, including 12 Notre Dame undergraduates, awarded NDnano Undergraduate Research Fellowships (NURF).