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Psychology professor seeks clues to psychiatric disorders in DNA

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/87546/gitta_lubke_200.jpg(Gitta Lubke)! Gitta Lubke "Gitta Lubke":http://psychology.nd.edu/faculty/faculty-by-alpha/gitta-lubke/, associate professor of "psychology":http://psychology.nd.edu, is at the forefront of developing new statistical methods to help find DNA markers that are related to psychiatric disorders -- and spur further research regarding individual patients’ conditions....

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Notre Dame researchers examining electric vehicles and the power grid

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/87837/plugged_in_electric_vehicle_200.jpg(plug-in electric vehicle)! As plug-in electric vehicles become an ever more central part of America’s daily life, University of Notre Dame researchers are anticipating what that development will mean for the nation’s power grid. Under funding from the National...

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Political science course draws on real-time research

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/87432/djavelin_200.jpg(Debra Javeline)! Debra Javeline Bringing her latest research into the classroom, "Debra Javeline":http://politicalscience.nd.edu/faculty/faculty-list/debra-javeline/, associate professor in the "Department of Political Science":http://politicalscience.nd.edu/, is helping undergraduate students make a connection between politics and biology. Javeline’s new course, "The Politics of Adapting...

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Ten Notre Dame faculty members named AAAS fellows

p(image-right). !(noborder)http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/86491/aaas_logo_200.jpg(AAAS)! Ten University of Notre Dame faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in honor of their efforts toward advancing science applications that are deemed scientifically or socially distinguished. AAAS,...

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Researchers collaborate to seek FDA approval for drug treatment for rare disease

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/86653/norb_200.jpg(Norbert Wiech with students)! Norbert Wiech with students University of Notre Dame alumnus Norbert Wiech founded "Lysomics LLC":http://www.lysomics.com/ to manage the clinical development needed to bring to market a promising new treatment for people with "Niemann-Pick Type C":http://niemannpick.nd.edu (NPC)...

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