Cancer Center at Illinois


  • Data & Science Workshop
  • CRAG Travel Grant
  • Fundraiser
  • Faculty Seminar Series
  • TiMe Day 2018

Data Measurement & Science Workshop

This workshop is open to all faculty actively pursuing or interested in pursuing cancer-related research involving data science and analytics, data measurements, and diagnostics. This workshop makes use of an interactive format. Session participants will be asked to present information on their research to the group.

Thursday, April 12 in 4269 Beckman (Tower Room)
11:00am to 1:00pm

Lunch will be provided to attendees

Please register by April 7, 2018.


Data Measurement Agenda

Scientist—Advocate Collaborative Travel Grant

Cancer Research Advocacy Group (CRAG) is a group of cancer advocates supporting the fundamental, translational, and clinical science at the Cancer Center at Illinois. Its main purpose is to promote interactions between cancer patients, survivors, researchers, and clinicians.

Funds from this award will be used to send an Illinois faculty investigator and a cancer research advocate to a scientific conference or an advocate-training workshop.

Application deadline is April 15, 2018 at 5:00pm CST. Application criteria in the PDF.

Email with completed application.

CRAG Travel Award PDF

Sing for the Health of It! Fundraiser

Benefits the Prairie Dragon Paddlers and the Cancer Center at Illinois!

After open singing auditions, finalists are chosen by you through online voting to perform live at Sing for the Health of It!

Vote for the Finalists!

Finalists will sing the night of the event where voting continues as the audience enjoys performances, guest DJ, drinks, and hors d’oeuvres. The winner receives a trip to the nation’s musical capital, Nashville, Tennessee!

Buy Tickets for the April 5th event

Vote For Finalists

April 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The City Center at Fat City, 505 S. Chestnut Street
Champaign, IL 61820 United States + Google Map

Faculty Seminar Series

Session 3: April 5, 2018

3:00pm - 4:30pm | Beckman Institute 4269 (Tower Room)

  1. Lin-Feng Chen, Professor, Biochemistry
    "From Bench to “BET”side: Regulation of NF-kappaB Signaling in Cancer"

  2. David Shapiro, Professor, Biochemistry
    “Targeting Breast and Ovarian Cancer through ER-Mediated Hyperactivation of the Unfolded Protein Response"

  3. Hong Chen, Associate Professor, Food Science & Human Nutrition
    “MicroRNA as Markers for Nutritional Interventions in Cancer Patients”

Register Here

April 5 Spring Seminar Series

Tissue Microenvironment Symposium

Join us for the annual TiMe Day Symposium and Poster Session! Registration and abstract submission opens
March 1, 2018

Please visit our website for full details:

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Steven Altschuler and Dr. Lani Wu
Professors, Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco

Plenary Talks by Illinois Faculty

Dr. Stephen Boppart — Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dr. Jefferson Chan — Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Dr. Erik Nelson — Assistant Professor, Molecular and Integrative Physiology


TiMe Flyer