Mike and Josie Harper Cancer Research Institute

Innovative Drug Discovery and DesignConnecting Research Strengths Across the State Collaborative Teams Drive Innovation Developing Imaging Tools for Cancer Detection and TreatmentEstablishing Preclinical Models for Drug TestingDeciphering Distinct Molecular Signatures of Cancer



 

About

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

News

Research Like A Champion Winners Announced

April 24, 2014 • Categories: Announcements and Homepage

The Research Like a Champion contest winners were announced at the Third Annual Harper Cancer Research Day.

 

The big surprise on Research Day was that the benefactor, so impressed by the talented pool of applicants, decided to fund three projects instead of the one award as initially intended. 

 

The $12,500 prizes 

Notre Dame students receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

April 23, 2014 • Categories: Announcements and Homepage

Main Building

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently announced the recipients of this year’s Graduate Research Program Fellowships (GRPF). Seven College of Science students and one alumnus received awards. In addition, five science students received honorable mentions.

The fellowship provides three years of support for the graduate education of students who have demonstrated the potential for significant achievements in science and engineering research.  Past NSF Fellows include individuals who have made significant breakthroughs in science and engineering research, as well as some who have been honored as Nobel laureates.

Eleven ND graduate students win NSF-GRFP awards

April 23, 2014 • Categories: Announcements and Homepage

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently announced the winners of the 2014 Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), with eleven current Notre Dame students winning the prestigious award and another five earning honorable mention. This year’s number is up from last year’s nine awardees, which was previously the highest number ever received by Notre Dame students.…

Events

Strike Out Cancer - Game 1 of Double-Header

Sun Apr 27, 2014 1:00PM - 2:50PM • Melissa Cook Stadium, Notre Dame • Calendars: Homepage and HCRI Events Calendar

Notre Dame's Women's Softball vs. Maryland

 

Notre Dame softball's signature awareness initiative, Strikeout Cancer, began supporting leukemia awareness in 2011 in solidarity for Irish head coach Deanna Gumpf and her daughter, Tatum, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in the summer of 2010. Now an annual celebration, the proceeds directly benefit South Bend's Memorial Children's Hospital (where Tatum started her treatments) and children throughout Indiana who have been diagnosed with cancer.…

Strike Out Cancer - 2nd game of Double-Header

Sun Apr 27, 2014 3:00PM - 5:50PM • Melissa Cook Stadium, Notre Dame • Calendars: Homepage and HCRI Events Calendar

Notre Dame softball's signature awareness initiative, Strikeout Cancer, began supporting leukemia awareness in 2011 in solidarity for Irish head coach Deanna Gumpf and her daughter, Tatum, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in the summer of 2010. Now an annual celebration, the proceeds directly benefit South Bend's Memorial Children's Hospital (where Tatum started her treatments) and children throughout Indiana who have been diagnosed with cancer.…

4th Annual Strike Out Cancer game

Mon Apr 28, 2014 7:00PM - 8:50PM • Melissa Cook Stadium, Notre Dame • Calendars: Homepage and HCRI Events Calendar

Notre Dame Womens Softball vs. Maryland

Notre Dame softball's signature awareness initiative, Strikeout Cancer, began supporting leukemia awareness in 2011 in solidarity for Irish head coach Deanna Gumpf and her daughter, Tatum, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in the summer of 2010. Now an annual celebration, the proceeds directly benefit South Bend's Memorial Children's Hospital (where Tatum started her treatments) and children throughout Indiana who have been diagnosed with cancer.…