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

CTSI Awards for Notre Dame Engineering Faculty

August 03, 2015 • Categories: Announcements and Homepage

Two Notre Dame faculty from the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering have been awarded Project Development Team (PDT) grants on behalf of the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute.

Global Breast Cancer Research at Notre Dame... and Beyond

July 27, 2015 • Categories: Announcements and Homepage

Global Breast Cancer Research at Notre Dame... and Beyond!

Tentative Schedule:

1:00-2:30pm Faculty presentations: Siyuan Zhang, Laurie Littlepage, Jenifer Prosperi
2:30-2:45pm Break
2:45 –3:45pm Faculty presentations: Steven Buechler, Ryan Roeder/Tracy Vargo-Gogola…

STEM research leaders call for change in undergrad education

July 27, 2015 • Categories: Announcements and Homepage

 

Immediate change is needed at all levels to improve the quality of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in research universities, according to a paper on undergraduate STEM learning and teaching co-authored by Zachary Schultz, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame, that appears in a special July issue of the journal Nature.

 

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Events

Coaches vs. Cancer Notre Dame Golf Classic

Mon Aug 3, 2015 10:00AM - 5:00PM • Blackthorn Golf Club • Calendars: Homepage and HCRI Events Calendar

Registration begins at 10 a.m. and Shotgun starts at noon. Lunch will be served from 10:45 a.m. –  noon. The cost is $3,200 per foursome: includes eight (8) mulligans per foursome, lunch and awards dinner. Awards dinner and ceremony following the tournament are included in the price of the foursome.

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Touch Base

Wed Aug 12, 2015 4:00PM - 7:00PM • Four Winds Field, 501 W South St, South Bend, Indiana 46601 • Calendars: Homepage and HCRI Events Calendar

Sponsored by our friends at RiverBend Cancer Services, Touch Base at Four Winds field is a community program which highlights the importance of men's health with vital screenings and education. All screenings and health evaluations are provided by our professional health care partners.…

3 for 3 Triathlon

Sun Aug 16, 2015 • Michiana Family YMCA, located at 1201 Northside Blvd, South Bend, IN 46615 • Calendars: Homepage and HCRI Events Calendar

Sunday, August 16th at the Michiana Family YMCA, located at 1201 Northside Blvd, South Bend, IN 46615. The adult race begins at 9am; the youth/teen race begins at approximately 10:30am. 
Perfect for active families or for anyone who has ever wanted to take on a triathlon challenge. 

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