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Researchers to explore why cancer burden increases with age

Author: Brandi Klingerman

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Advanced aging is a key risk factor for developing most cancers, including ovarian cancer. With a new award from the National Institutes of Health, researchers from the University of Notre Dame, the National Institute on Aging, and the National Cancer Institute will explore why age is significant in developing ovarian cancer, and how it can negatively affect tumor growth and patient survival.

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Clark named guest editor for protein publication

Author: Deanna Csomo McCool

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University of Notre Dame biophysicist Patricia Clark was the guest editor for a special July edition of the journal Protein Science, which focuses on proteins in the cell.

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26 students and alumni win NSF fellowships or honorable mentions

Author: Erin Blasko

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently announced the winners of its 2019 Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), with 14 University of Notre Dame students and alumni winning the highly coveted award and another 12 receiving honorable mentions.

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Steve Corcelli and Jim Parise Receive 2019 Joyce Awards

Author: Rebecca Hicks

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Steve Corcelli, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, and Jim Parise, Teaching Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, have been selected as recipients of the 2019 Rev. Edmund P. Joyce C.S.C. Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

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South Bend native returns to Notre Dame as chemistry professor

Author: Cliff Djajapranata

Growing up in South Bend and earning her degree from St Mary’s college, Katharine White never thought she would move back to the area. After all, White experienced the country from coast to coast from historic Boston to sunny California after her undergraduate career. Nevertheless, 12 years after earning her bachelor’s degree in chemistry, White now finds herself back as the Clare Booth Luce Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Notre Dame.

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