Notre Dame Researchers Study Potential Cause of Common Birth Defect

 Small ubiquitin-like modifier (SUMO) proteins are small peptides that get added on to other proteins to regulate their activity. While SUMO has many regulatory roles in cells, it is especially important for controlling gene expression during early development. Just a...
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Startup Brings Flowers to Cancer Patients

Flourish3D is a startup company that provides crystal flora to florists and gift shops, with profits going toward research at the Harper Cancer Research Institute. 

Zika: Where are we now?

It’s been one year since the World Health Organization declared Zika a public health emergency. The virus, transmitted through the Aedes aegypti mosquito, has since been declared to be a long-term problem rather than an emergency, but Zika continues to...

Biocomputing: Imitating the Real Thing to Improve Life

Pinar Zorlutuna and a team of University researchers have created a new type of diode, one that is made entirely of cardiac muscle cells and fibroblasts. Their recently published paper titled “Muscle-Cell-Based ‘Living Diodes’” discusses how using muscle cells as...
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Notre Dame to host 20th Expanding Your Horizons conference

In April, the University of Notre Dame will host the annual Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) career conference. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, EYH is geared toward middle-school girls and includes hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). During the...

New Imaging Website

New Imaging Website Now Live The Notre Dame Integrated Imaging Facility (NDIIF) has launched a new website, The new website provides a clean, modern look that aims to serve faculty and students, as well as external customers, who are...

Notre Dame astrophysicists discover dimming of binary star

A team of University of Notre Dame astrophysicists led by Peter Garnavich, professor of physics, has observed the unexplained fading of an interacting binary star, one of the first discoveries using the University’s Sarah L. Krizmanich Telescope.

ND Expands Research Collaborations

The University of Notre Dame is continuing to expand its research collaborations with new partners, while also considering the needs of industry.