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Prashant Kamat wins 2022 Richard E. Smalley Research Award and Porter Medal

Author: Rebecca Hicks

Prashant Kamat, Rev. John A. Zahm Professor of Science at the University of Notre Dame, has been selected to receive two prestigious research awards - the Nanocarbons Division Richard E. Smalley Research Award, given by The Electrochemical Society, and the Porter Medal, given jointly by the European Photochemistry Association, the Inter-American Photochemistry Society, and the Asian and Oceanian Photochemistry Association.

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Marya Lieberman wins 2022 James A. Burns, C.S.C., Award

Author: Rebecca Hicks

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Marya Lieberman, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, has won the James A. Burns, C.S.C., Award from the Graduate School at the University of Notre Dame. This award recognizes “outstanding faculty mentorship and showcases the very best doctoral advisors and the value of positive mentor/mentee relationships.”…

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Visit from the Heroes Foundation Highlights Cancer Research in Indiana

Author: Aviva Wulfsohn

Thank you to the Heroes Foundation for visiting Harper and learning more about what we do!

Check out their recent Summits podcast featuring Sharon Stack, Director of the Harper Cancer Research Institute and Kleiderer-Pezold Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

The Heroes Foundation focuses on empowering individuals to make real change within the Indiana cancer community.…

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2022 Faculty Promotions

Author: Rebecca Hicks

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The department is pleased to announce the promotion of Brandon Ashfeld to professor, Jessica Brown to associate professor with tenure, and Kelley Young to associate teaching professor.…

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Littlepage Named Co-Leader of HCRI’s Tumor-Host Communication Program

Author: Dr. M. Sharon Stack

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Laurie Littlepage, PhD, Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry and the Campbell Family Associate Professor of Cancer Research, has been appointed as Co-Leader of the Tumor-Host Communication (THC) program, effective May 01, 2022. She replaces Siyuan Zhang, PhD, who recently joined the faculty of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.  Dr. Littlepage joins Dr. Pinar Zorlutuna, Sheehan Family Collegiate Professor of Engineering, to jointly lead the THC program. The goal of the THC program is to develop analytical approaches, novel technologies, and relevant model systems with which to improve cancer early detection; mechanistically evaluate cancer initiation, progression, and metastasis; and develop advanced models for therapeutic evaluation. Investigators in the THC program focus on the themes of tumor analytics and tumor microenvironment modeling.…

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Twenty-four undergraduate students receive Slatt Fellowships to advance energy-related research at Notre Dame

Author: Barbara Villarosa


The Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) has announced the recipients of the 2022 Vincent P. Slatt Fellowship for Undergraduate Research in Energy Systems and Processes. Slatt fellowships support undergraduate students interested in pursuing energy-related research and education during the academic year or during summer at the University of Notre Dame.…

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ND Energy research symposium to focus on transitioning to a cleaner, more sustainable energy future

Author: Barbara Villarosa

 
 
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ND Energy announces its fifth annual research symposium focused on research and scholarship in support of the 2021-22 Notre Dame Forum on Care for our Common Home: Just Transition to a Sustainable Future. The symposium will be held Thursday, March 31, 2022 from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. in McKenna Hall at the University of Notre Dame. All members of the Notre Dame community are invited to attend.

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‘Sent from heaven’

Author: Sue Ryan

Students Mike Oblich and Jack Zagrocki helped a family after a car accident on the Indiana Toll Road. 

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