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



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


Join Notre Dame Research at the Core Facility Fair

September 03, 2015 • Categories: Announcements and Homepage

On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015, Notre Dame Research will host its annual Core Facility Fair from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Jordan Hall of Science Galleria.

Faculty Research Support Grants from Notre Dame Research Now Open for Applications

September 03, 2015 • Categories: Announcements and Homepage

Notre Dame Research has opened its annual competition for faculty research grants. Currently there are two types of grants open for applications. Applications are due Monday, October 26th, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

New Research Director Joins Notre Dame’s Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics

September 01, 2015 • Categories: Announcements and Homepage

Aaron Timperman, Ph.D., has joined the University of Notre Dame’s Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics (AD&T) initiative as its new Associate Director-Research. “Aaron is an analytical scientist and bioengineer with extensive experience in many of the areas at the core of AD&T’s R&D portfolio,” Paul Bohn, Schmitt Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineer and Director of AD&T, said. Timperman will have a concurrent appointment in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.


Football Fridays at the Eck

Fri Sep 4, 2015 10:00AM - 5:00PM • Eck Visitors Center Patio • Calendars: Homepage and HCRI Events Calendar

Every Friday before a home game, all Notre Dame alumni, parents, and fans are invited to enjoy delicious food, exciting football highlights, friendly company, and entertainment by local performers and musical groups. And you can get your picture taken at our photo booth. You’ll also have the opportunity to register to win exciting prizes for you and your family!…

Saturday Science Exploration Series

Sat Sep 5, 2015 12:00PM - 1:00PM • Room 101, Jordan Hall • Calendars: Homepage and HCRI Events Calendar

Saturday Science Exploration Series

Room 101, Jordan Hall

Originally published at gameday.nd.edu.…

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

Tue Sep 15, 2015 1:00PM - 6:30PM • Raclin-Carmichael Hall, 1234 Notre Dame Avenue, South Bend, IN 46617 • Calendars: Homepage and HCRI Events Calendar

Are you interested in breast cancer research? 
​Stop by IU School of Medicine- South Bend (Raclin-Carmichael Hall) and learn about research being done at Notre Dame. This event is FREE and open to the public!