Sean Murphy, PhD candidate in the graduate program in Biological Sciences.

Doctoral student Sean Murphy awarded NIH Fellow Transition Award

Author: Deanna Csomo Ferrell

Sean Murphy, a rising fifth-year graduate student in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame, has received a prestigious Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Only around 24 predoctoral to postdoctoral fellow transition awards (F99/K00) are awarded each year by the National Cancer Institute, a branch of the National Institutes of Health.

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Thirty-two students from the ESTEEM graduate program participated in the annual Bike Ride for a Cure in May, with proceeds going toward finding a cure for Niemann-Pick Type C disease.

Bike Ride for a Cure raises funds for Niemann-Pick Type-C research and support

Author: Deanna Csomo Ferrell

Thirty-two students from the ESTEEM graduate program participated in the annual Bike Ride for a Cure in May, with proceeds going toward finding a cure for Niemann-Pick Type C disease. The ESTEEM program at the University of Notre Dame has partnered with the Ara Parseghian Medical Research Fund (APMRF) since 2010 (with the exception of a break during the coronavirus pandemic). Beginning on May 8, cyclists began the ride in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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What is the key for data scientists? AT&T executives say it’s communication

Author: Deanna Csomo Ferrell

Becoming an effective data scientist requires more than just having skills in statistics, mathematics, and computer programming. It also involves good communication skills with a dose of ethics thrown in, executives from AT&T recently told two cohorts of University of Notre Dame data science master’s degree students.

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