The Department of Biological Sciences at Notre Dame seeks to understand the fundamental mechanisms by which living systems operate, and employs a wide range of cutting edge and innovative experimental approaches and systems. The Department is highly interdisciplinary and in excellent position to fulfill the promise of the new integrative approach to biology. Basic research is at the center of our endeavors and fuels and inspires our teaching and training efforts.
Our mission and priorities are to advance biological knowledge by demonstrable excellence in research, educate the next generation of leaders in the life sciences, and apply our findings to solve the grand challenges that will shape the future of human health and the environment.
The LIVE Notre Dame Day broadcast will kick-off at 18:42 pm ET (6:42 pm ET) on April 22nd at NOTREDAMEDAY.ND.EDU. The 29-hour broadcast will showcase Notre Dame stories from around the world, as well as live interviews, special musical performances, remotes, in-studio performances and surprise celebrity guests. Please spread the word and help us earn votes! Follow the celebration on social media with #NDday.
During this exciting time, we have the unique opportunity to earn a portion of a $1 Million! Make a $10 gift on Notre Dame Day (April 22–23), and receive 5 votes to cast. The total number of votes we receive decides our percentage of the $1 Million.
This year, 100% of our proceeds our going to Undergraduate Studies within our department—specifically the Biology Club, Uplift, and the Senior Student Leadership groups.
We provide our Biology and Environmental Science student majors with attributes and intangibles beyond an unparalleled science education—invaluable leadership, professional development and a vibrant community of scholars!
With your donations, we will provide more peer mentoring and tutoring to students, more student-professor and student-alumni networking events, more speakers for effective career discernment, and more social events aimed at strengthening our community. Thank you for helping us continue to support and encourage our Biology and ES majors!