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Our genes shape our gut bacteria, new research shows

Our genes shape our gut bacteria, new research shows
In the study, published recently in Science, researchers discovered that most bacteria in the gut microbiome are heritable after looking at more than 16,000 gut microbiome profiles collected over 14 years from a long-studied population of baboons in Kenya’s Amboseli National Park.

Women Lead 2021

Women Lead 2021
Returning to "normal" isn't for everyone. In celebration of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, meet eight women leaders who are challenging the status quo in their fields. To read their stories, click here…

In The News: South Bend Tribune Viewpoint on Protecting Indiana's Wetlands

In The News: South Bend Tribune Viewpoint on Protecting Indiana's Wetlands
Viewpoint: Let Indiana legislators know you value the state's remaining wetlands The South Bend Tribune featured a viewpoint article by ND-ECI affiliated faculty Gary Lamberti, Professor of Biological Sciences and Katherine O'Reilly, Ph.D. Candidate in Biological Sciences. Acre for acre, it’s hard to beat wetlands when it comes to the...

His Passion Was Contagious

His Passion Was Contagious
Even as a young man, George Craig loved learning about mosquitoes. Over his lifetime he became a world-renowned entomologist whose dedication to fighting disease inspired a generation of scientists.

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update
The University of Notre Dame is currently undertaking precautionary measures in relation to COVID-19; therefore, the faculty and staff of the Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative are working remotely. Please visit coronavirus.nd.edu for the latest information, including FAQs on updates to research, travel, & funding.…

University names Lamberti as acting director of UNDERC

University names Lamberti as acting director of UNDERC
Gary A. Lamberti, professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, has been named the Gillen Acting Director of the University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center (UNDERC). Lamberti will oversee the center’s two facilities: UNDERC-East, located between Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and UNDERC-West, located in western Montana...