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Several alumni from the researcHStart program met with Paloma Pearson, program manager for the Illinois campus, on Friday, April 12 at Caffé Bene in Champaign. Joy Chen, Robert Forsyth, Ngozi Amadikwu, Jarron Roy, and Hailan Shanbhag had a chance to talk about how the researcHStart program helped them in their current academic and research…

TiMe students had the opportunity to interact with guest speaker Dr. Cyrus Ghajar of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Ghajar's work forcuses on the metastatic microenvironment  and the goal of his research is to understand how microenvironments within distant tissues regulate dormancy and growth of disseminated tumor…

Students from the Tissue Microenvironment (TiMe) program participated in the Beckman Institute's biannual open house. Visitors had the opportunity to explore the research occurring at Beckman in conjunction with the annual Engineering Open House. The TiMe cohort and ENVISION gave visitors a chance to utilize 3D pens to build their own artistic pieces…

The Inclusive Lab Leaders workshops are a new program by the 21st Century Scientists Initiative at the designed to help PIs (new and veteran) become more effective at managing their research groups. The first session - Leading an inclusive, productive lab was…

Announcement originally from BioEngineering:


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, the Cancer Center was proud to showcase our programs, people and plans for the future.


The Cancer Center provided members of the…

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…