CCIL welcomes new cohort of TiME trainees

CCIL welcomes new cohort of TiME trainees

Urbana, Ill. – The Cancer Center at Illinois is excited to announce the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign graduate students selected for the 2021 Tissue Microenvironment (TiME) Training Program. Four Illinois students were selected for the TiME Program, focused...
Illinois virus expert refocuses on cancer research

Illinois virus expert refocuses on cancer research

Photo of Nicholas Wu. Urbana, Ill. – Nicholas Wu, assistant professor of biochemistry, was recently named an associate member of the Cancer Center at Illinois. Previously focusing on viruses such as influenza and COVID-19 in his research, Wu is eager to expand his...
AI in Cancer Research: Tumor Phylogenetics

AI in Cancer Research: Tumor Phylogenetics

Image of Mohammed El-Kebir. Urbana, Ill. – Artificial intelligence is often employed in the field of cancer genomics, where bits of DNA sequencing data must be identified and further analyzed with statistical, evolutional, and probabilistic models. “Off-the-shelf”...
Where Are They Now: Sisi He

Where Are They Now: Sisi He

Sisi He, PhD Candidate, Molecular and Integrative PhysiologyTiMe 2016 CohortC*STAR 2017 Cohort Where are you working now? Currently I’m working as a scientist at NGM Biopharmaceuticals located at California Bay area. What are you currently researching? I am...
CCIL members named Health Innovation Professors

CCIL members named Health Innovation Professors

Pictured left to right: CCIL members Zeynep Madak-Erdogan and Rebecca Smith Urbana, Ill. – Eight faculty from a range of disciplines across the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus have joined Carle Illinois College of Medicine with Health Innovation...
AI in Cancer Research: Image Reconstruction

AI in Cancer Research: Image Reconstruction

Urbana, Ill. – Artificial intelligence (AI), algorithms that teach computers to perform tasks, can efficiently identify patterns and relationships in large amounts of data. These abilities have made AI techniques and tools indispensable in the cancer research...