A collaborative research program involving faculty, graduate students, undergraduates and high school teachers and students is working to develop low-tech field tests for chemicals, with numerous applications in developing countries.
Patricia Clark, Associate Professor at Notre Dame, and Bonnie Berger, professor of applied mathematics at MIT, have published a paper on the development of a computer algorithm that can accurately predict which parts of protein sequences help prevent the proteins from aggregating.
The newest addition to the Notre Dame campus skyline, demonstrating the University's commitment to renewable energy, was mounted on the roof of the Notre Dame power plant last week.
The Recipients of the 2011 Graduate Teaching Awards in Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Kaneb Center have been announced.
Graduate students Jay Giblin and Timothy Wencewicz are winners of the Rohm & Haas Outstanding Graduate Student Award from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry for 2011.
Katherine Ward, a 2nd year Ph.D. student in Biochemistry, has been awarded a predoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association.