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
Many people have to wait years to realize their dreams. A few, a fortunate few, are able to explore their dreams earlier in life. Kyle Cowdrick is one of those lucky souls. A senior studying chemical and biomolecular engineering, Cowdrick has successfully blended his love of science and technology with his dedication to theology and ministry. Read more...
University of Notre Dame alumna Lynn Larkin Flanagan will be the keynote speaker at the annual Pink Zone Brunch on Sunday (Feb. 1) at Notre Dame’s Purcell Pavilion. Organized by the College of Science and the Notre Dame women’s basketball team, the brunch will bring together local oncologists, researchers, survivors, patients and their families. The brunch will be held at 10 a.m. before the Notre Dame women’s basketball Pink Zone game against Wake Forest at 1 p.m. Read more...
Biological sciences graduate student Kelsey Weigel has been invited to present her research at the 2015 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital National Graduate Student Symposium in Memphis, Tenn. from April 7-11. Read more...
Knollwood Country Club is partnering with Notre Dame Women’s Basketball, the College of Science and Notre Dame RecSports in an effort to fight breast cancer. Please contact Kellie Sade or Rhonda Bremer with questions or to reserve a bike.
GOAL: Fill all 24 bikes for the entire 24 hours and raise $30,000!
4th Annual Pink Zone Spin-a-thon, January 30-31 (12 pm-12 pm)!
The #1 goal is to fill up all 20 bikes throughout the full 24 hours. Each of you can help us achieve this task by committing to ride for just one hour! More information, including registration, is available at recsports.nd.edu.
The brunch will bring together local oncologists, researchers, survivors, as well as patients and their families. This special event will honor the doctors and researchers who are passionate about preventing breast cancer and searching for a cure. Lynn Flanagan, University of Notre Dame alumna, breast cancer survivor and advocate, will be the featured speaker. The brunch precedes the annual Notre Dame women’s basketball Pink Zone game and game tickets are included with the brunch. The luncheon precedes the annual Notre Dame women’s basketball Pink Zone game and game tickets are included with the luncheon.