Investigators in the Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI) are dedicated to conducting innovative and integrative research that confronts the complex challenges of cancer. Our programmatic structure fosters multi-disciplinary cancer research by promoting interactions among research groups with distinct expertise and by training young scientists to work across scientific fields. Clinical partnerships provide key translational insight and strengthen the mission of discovery.
HCRI Mission Statement:
Innovative and integrative research confronting the complex challenges of cancer
Researchers from Indiana University, Purdue University, and the University of Notre Dame will be attending the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (Indiana CTSI) retreat hosted at the University of Notre Dame on Friday, October 21, 2016. During the event, faculty, students, and other researchers will have the opportunity to present posters and hear from colleagues throughout Indiana.
The University of Notre Dame has received $128 million in research funding for fiscal year 2016 — the second highest in its history. In fiscal year 2015, the University’s research funding was its highest of all time, reaching $133 million.
Speaker: Herbert Zeh ’89, MD
Chief, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncology
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Topic: “Training the Surgeons of Tomorrow: What Robotic Surgery Has Taught Us about Surgical Education”
All students interested in learning about undergraduate research opportunities in the College of Science should plan to attend the fair.
Schedule of Events
- Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Chemistry – 6:00-7:00 p.m., Room 101
- Student Poster Presentations – 7:00-8:00 p.m., Galleria
- Undergraduate Research Internship Information Night – 8:00-9:00 p.m., Room 101
The Aidan Project is a cancer awareness event led by Notre Dame’s Circle K with the support of Knott Hall. This project is a way for Notre Dame students to raise awareness about cancer while also supporting Aidan Fitzgerald, a Notre Dame student who, while living in Knott Hall, discovered he had cancer.…