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32 students and alumni earn NSF fellowships or honorable mentions

Author: Erin Blasko

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded scholarships to 22 University of Notre Dame students and alumni as part of the 2021 Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), with an additional 10 students and alumni singled out for honorable mention for the award.

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Researchers find evidence of protein folding at site of intracellular droplets

Author: Jessica Sieff

In a study published in the journal Chemical Science, researchers at the University of Notre Dame found that elevated concentrations of proteins within the droplets triggered a folding event, increasing the potential for protein aggregation — or misfolding — which has been linked to neurological diseases including Alzheimer’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

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Emily Tsui Receives NSF CAREER Award

Author: Rebecca Hicks

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Emily Tsui, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, has been selected as a recipient of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award. This award is the NSF’s most prestigious award for junior faculty members and is given to recognize outstanding research and its integration with education.…

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I am ND: Meet Jon Camden

Author: Gene Stowe for NDWorks

Jon Camden first found his home at Notre Dame 25 years ago when he declared a chemistry major and signed up to take a credit course on playing the organ. 

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Paper Analytical Devices that detect falsified versions of drugs are effective, tech review program shows

Author: Deanna Csomo McCool

The Paper Analytical Devices created in the laboratory of Marya Lieberman, professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame, are effective for detecting falsified versions of several different medications, according to a new report by the United States Pharmacopeia’s (USP’s) Technology Review program.

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Hildreth to serve as interim dean, McDowell as interim associate dean of research in the College of Science

Author: Deanna Csomo McCool

Michael Hildreth, associate dean of research in the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame, will serve as interim dean of the College of Science beginning January 1, 2021. That day, Mary Ann McDowell, associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, will begin serving as interim associate dean of research in the college.

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Endowment honors legacy of Dean Mary E. Galvin

Author: Tammi Freehling

The College of Science at the University of Notre Dame is pleased to announce the endowment of the Science and Engineering Scholars Program. The program, started in 2018 as a pilot program to bolster student academic success in science and engineering majors, will be named in honor of the William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the College of Science, Mary E. Galvin.  

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Science and Engineering Scholars Program propels students to success

Author: Deanna Csomo McCool

“This program is, wow,” said Chelsea Popoola, a math major who plans to attend medical school. The small classes allowed her to learn the material in a tight-knit environment. “I wish I had better words to explain how much this program has done for me. Whenever we need help with anything, there are many people willing to help.”

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CEST moves to new campus location

Author: Brandi Wampler

The CEST office and laboratory space that was previously on the first floor of Fitzpatrick Hall have been relocated two floors down to the B-level of Fitzpatrick Hall.

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