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Five Notre Dame faculty members named AAAS fellows

December 22, 2011

Five University of Notre Dame faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the AAASscientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.

AAAS, founded in 1848 as a nonprofit association, is the world’s largest scientific society and publisher of the prestigious journal Science.…

Notre Dame researchers lead collaborative team to Study Bacteria Movement

October 27, 2011

An interdisciplinary collaboration of six researchers, including four from Notre Dame, have received a three-year National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to study the interplay of motility mechanisms during swarming of the bacterium  Their study is essential to understanding how millions of bacteria function in real environments.…

Student survives cancer, gives back

October 26, 2011

During the fall semester of her freshman year, doctors diagnosed junior Courtney Rauch is now cancer-free and is actively involved in breast cancer research on campus.

"[Breast cancer has] kind of given me the mentality that you don't wait for things,"  

Coming in, I knew I only have four years here and I have to make the most of college, but the fact that I had to miss school and, occasionally, I thought I would have to stay home an entire semester … I dedicate myself to everything I do as much as I can."…

Notre Dame London Centre host for collaborative Workshop on Biomedical Modeling

August 17, 2011

Notre Dame London Centre host for collaborative Workshop on Biomedical Modeling

The University of Notre Dame London Centre hosted a Workshop on Biomedical Modeling held on July 18–19, 2011, gathering researchers in biomedical engineering and mathematical and computational biology from the United States and the United Kingdom for discussions of possible future collaboration. The Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Biocomplexity (ICSB) and Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics (ACMS) from Notre Dame and the Centre for Mathematical Biology and the Oxford Centre for Collaborative Applied Mathematics from the University of Oxford organized the event. To view the full article, please visit the following site:…

Alber Appointed to Two Editorial Boards

April 26, 2011

Mark Alber, the Vincent J. Duncan Family Professor of Applied Mathematics and director of the Center for the Study of Biocomplexity, has been appointed to editorial boards for two prestigious journals.

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Mark S. Alber Featured in the Faculty Spotlight on the Notre Dame Website

April 07, 2011

Mark S. Alber, Duncan Family Professor of Applied Mathematics in the Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics (ACMS) and Director of the Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Biocomplexity (ICSB), has been featured in the "Faculty Spotlight" section of the University of Notre Dame website.  The article, which is entitled "Calculating Biomedical Clues," discusses Alber's contributions to the study of blood clot formation and the spread of infection.

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GM Presents Sommese with Most Valuable Colleague Award

March 25, 2011

Andrew Sommese, professor in the Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, has received the 2010 Most Valuable Colleague Award from General Motors Research and Development for his work with Charles Wampler.  Wampler, a GM senior researcher and adjunct professor in the department, received the General Motors Research and Development prestigious Campbell Award.  Sommese, the Vincent J. and Annamarie Micus Duncan Chair in Mathematics, and Wampler worked together for over a decade on numerical algebraic geometry and kinematics.

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Upcoming Systems Biology Symposium at the University of Michigan

March 04, 2011

Systems Biology Symposium
Monday, April 4th, 2011

This symposium will provide an interdisciplinary forum for presenting and discussing systems biology research at institutions in Michigan and the region.  An important goal of the meeting is collaboration between life science researchers from academic centers and industry.

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Upcoming Workshop on Self-Assembled Bio-Inspired Materials for Energy

January 19, 2011

Workshop on Self-Assembled Bio-Inspired Materials for Energy

February 4 & 5, 2011

Dear Colleagues,

We would like to invite you to participate at the “Workshop on Self-Assembled Bio-Inspired Materials for Energy” to be held at Argonne National Laboratory on February 4 and 5, 2011.  The purpose of this workshop is to identify challenges and develop a strategy for advancing biomaterials for broad energy applications and to establish communication and collaborations between researchers at Argonne