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Parinaz Fathi, a doctoral student in Professor Dipanjan Pan's research group, has been selected to participate in the 2019 Science of Signatures Advanced Studies Institute at Los Alamos National Lab (LANL) this spring. This…

The Cancer Center at Illinois and the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics teamed up on Wednesday night to help draw awareness to cancer, and while the men’s Basketball Team ultimately lost to the Wisconsin Badgers,…

TiMe students had the opportunity to interact with Dr. Kirti Kulkarni of the University of Chicago's Cancer Center. Dr. Kulkarni provided them an in-depth understanding of the day-to-day interactions of a radiologist with patients and physician colleagues…

The gene-editing technology CRISPR is already making a huge difference across many scientific fields, but its importance could be about to grow even further –…

When the good and bad bacteria in our mouth become imbalanced, the bad bacteria form a biofilm (aka plaque), which can cause cavities, and if left untreated over time, can lead to cardiovascular and other inflammatory diseases like diabetes and bacterial pneumonia.


A team of researchers from the University of Illinois has recently devised a…

A newly developed tool combines different types of genomic data to predict patients’ specific responses to therapeutic drugs. The application, developed by the University of Illinois and the Mayo Clinic, is based on information contained in human genomes and enables researchers to predict patient reactions. “A cloud-based infrastructure was constructed…

Rohit Bhargava answers questions about the future of cancer research, and how scientists are utilizing new tools to diagnose and fight cancer.


What other tools would be helpful to measure the tumor microenvironment (either in concert with the 3D scaffold or separate)?


New research from the University of Illinois finds products of omega-3 fatty acid metabolism show anti-cancer properties in mice.


Omega-3 fatty acids are important for brain…

Bioengineering Professor and Micro + Nanotechnology Lab Director Brian Cunningham will serve as a Distinguished Lecturer with the IEEE Photonics Society during 2018-19. This program was designed to honor excellent speakers who have made…

DNA nanostructure flips lipids from one side of a lipid bilayer to the other more than 1,000 times as fast as natural enzymes called scramblases, researchers report (Nat. Commun. 2018, …