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

Notre Dame Research opens application period for internal grants

September 15, 2016 • Categories: Announcements and Homepage

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Notre Dame Research has opened its annual internal grants competition and is now inviting faculty to apply. The deadline to apply is Monday, October 24, 2016 at 11:59 pm EST. There are two different types of awards currently open for applications.

Notre Dame to Host Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute Retreat

September 08, 2016 • Categories: Announcements and Homepage

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Researchers from Indiana University, Purdue University, and the University of Notre Dame will be attending the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (Indiana CTSI) retreat hosted at the University of Notre Dame on Friday, October 21, 2016. During the event, faculty, students, and other researchers will have the opportunity to present posters and hear from colleagues throughout Indiana.

Annual Research Funding at Notre Dame Tops $128 Million

September 08, 2016 • Categories: Announcements and Homepage

The University of Notre Dame has received $128 million in research funding for fiscal year 2016 — the second highest in its history. In fiscal year 2015, the University’s research funding was its highest of all time, reaching $133 million.

Events

“Training the Surgeons of Tomorrow: What Robotic Surgery Has Taught Us about Surgical Education”

Sat Sep 24, 2016 11:00AM - 12:00PM • IU School of Medicine, Notre Dame Campus • Calendars: HCRI Events Calendar and Homepage

Speaker: Herbert Zeh ’89, MD

Chief, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncology

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Topic: “Training the Surgeons of Tomorrow: What Robotic Surgery Has Taught Us about Surgical Education”

Fall Undergraduate Research Fair (FURF)

Thu Oct 27, 2016 6:00PM - 9:00PM • Jordan Hall of Science • Calendars: HCRI Events Calendar and Homepage

Michael Dinh performs research at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

All students interested in learning about undergraduate research opportunities in the College of Science should plan to attend the fair.

Schedule of Events

  • Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Chemistry – 6:00-7:00 p.m., Room 101
  • Student Poster Presentations – 7:00-8:00 p.m., Galleria
  • Undergraduate Research Internship Information Night – 8:00-9:00 p.m., Room 101

The Aidan Project

Sat Dec 3, 2016 12:00PM - 6:00PM • Lafortune Ballroom • Calendars: HCRI Events Calendar and Homepage

The Aidan Project is a cancer awareness event led by Notre Dame’s Circle K with the support of Knott Hall. This project is a way for Notre Dame students to raise awareness about cancer while also supporting Aidan Fitzgerald, a Notre Dame student who, while living in Knott Hall, discovered he had cancer.…