p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/48192/wiest_olaf_web_comp.jpg(Olaf Wiest)! NUT midline carcinoma (NMC) is a cancer without a cure, and one that affects all age groups. NMC is a rapid-growth disease with an average survival time of four and a half months after diagnosis, making the development of clinical trials for potential therapies or cures for this cancer difficult, to say the least. But difficult doesn’t mean impossible, and "Olaf Wiest":http://newsinfo.nd.edu/for-the-media/nd-experts/faculty/olaf-wiest/, professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame, is one of a group of collaborators studying the effects of a specific molecule (JQ1) on the trigger that controls the growth of this form of cancer.
Recent graduate Sean Walsh was awarded the Kurt Gödel Research Prize Fellowship, the highest award in the field of logic.
Anne Peterson is examining the metaphysical properties of organisms and the philosophy of Aristotle.
p. The sixth annual symposium on Notre Dame Environmental Education and Research (NDEER) will be held Wednesday (Oct 10) from 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in the Universitys McKenna Hall auditorium. p. Sponsored by the Notre Dame Energy Center, the Office of Research, the Seng Foundation Endowment for Market Based…
Funds are provided through three different endowments to allow graduate students to travel around the world for conferences, workshops, research and many other opportunities.
Andrew Paluch earned undergraduate degrees in both chemical engineering and mathematics from SUNY University at Buffalo, where he was a Goldwater Scholar.