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
The University of Notre Dame is full of brilliant students with innovative ideas that one day could change the world. Unfortunately, some ideas never get beyond the planning stage due to lack of funding.
That's where a unique opportunity comes in.
Every winter the College of Science partners with the Harper Cancer Research Institute to organize the Research Like a Champion Award. All students (undergraduate or graduate), from any College or Department are eligible, whether it’s Engineering, Biology, Mathematics, Liberal Arts, Business, etc. All disciplines are welcome. …
Faculty researchers with an interest in the drug discovery process from across the University are invited to apply to spend a period of at least two to three months embedded within the chemistry program at Eli Lilly & Co. in Indianapolis, Indiana. Read more...
As a collaboration between 50 academic institutions nationwide and the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Training Branch, the Cancer Biology Training Consortium (CABTRAC) brings together leaders in cancer research dedicated to training the next generation of cancer researchers, in part through NCI-sponsored training grants... Read more
SAVE THE DATE!
This annual event coordinated by Notre Dame's Circle K, calls on volunteers to join them in making fleece blankets for children diagnosed with cancer, because "cancer is cold."
More info to come!…
Help raise money for breast cancer awareness and research in our community by attending Notre Dame's Pink Zone Spin-A-Thon.