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June 18, 2015

Researchers discover massive genome switch in one generation

Rhagoletis pomonella, or "apple maggot"

A team of biologists from the University of Notre Dame, Rice University and three other schools has discovered that an agricultural pest that began plaguing U.S. apple growers in the 1850s likely did so after undergoing extensive and genome-wide changes in a single generation.

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June 18, 2015

Mary Galvin appointed dean of College of Science

Mary Galvin

An accomplished scientist with extensive experience in the academic, government and private sectors, Mary E. Galvin has been appointed the William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame by Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., the University’s president.

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June 18, 2015

Ethical Leaders in STEM: Announcing the first cohort of leadership fellows

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This fall, the Graduate School will launch a unique Ethical Leaders in STEM program, a yearlong leadership development opportunity for third- and fourth-year Ph.D. graduate students.

Funded by the National Science Foundation, the goals of the program are to provide an opportunity to become aware of and further develop one’s leadership strengths; to provide an ethical foundation for decision-making; and to positively impact the community.

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June 18, 2015

Stahelin named recipient of Navari gift

Rob Stahelin

Robert V. Stahelin, adjunct associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame and associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend (IUSM-SB), has been awarded IUSM-SB's Navari Family Endowed Chair.

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June 18, 2015

Join the College of Science for Alumni Reunion

Alumni Reunion

Are you coming home to Notre Dame for Alumni Reunion? As you begin to make your alumni reunion plans this weekend, please be sure to add the College of Science to your weekend itinerary.

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June 01, 2015

Notre Dame researcher part of team showing that “humanized” mice can be used to study malaria

Mike Ferdig in his lab

University of Notre Dame researcher Mike Ferdig is part of team of researchers who have demonstrated that so-called “humanized” mice can be an effective model to study parasites that cause malaria and resistance to malarial drugs. Their study appears in the June 1 edition of the journal Nature Methods.

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