Zeynep Madak-Erdogan

Zeynep Madak-Erdogan

Zeynep Madak-Erdogan is an Associate Professor of Nutrition and the Director of the Women’s Health, Hormones, and Nutrition lab at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign. She received her B.S. degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics from Bilkent University in 2002....
Barry Schatz

Barry Schatz

Barry Schatz serves as the Associate Director for Administration for the Cancer Center at Illinois. At the CCIL, he is responsible for the administrative operations of the research and education activities, including oversight of grant and fiscal support services....
Rex Gaskins

Rex Gaskins

H. Rex Gaskins’ research focuses on host-intestinal microbe interactions relevant to colorectal cancer with a particular interest in microbial sulfur metabolism. Efforts to understand colonic mucosal responses to hydrogen sulfide led to further interest in redox...
Joseph Irudayaraj

Joseph Irudayaraj

Joseph Irudayaraj’s lab has developed highly sensitive paper-based lateral flow technologies for rapid and onsite cervical cancer screening. Utilizing Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging (FLIM), Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS), and Darkfield hyperspectral...
Brendan Harley

Brendan Harley

Brendan Harley’s lab has been focused on developing biomaterials that present microenvironmental (biophysical and biomolecular) signals to dynamically regulate cell behavior for applications in musculoskeletal regeneration, hematopoietic stem cell...
Paul Hergenrother

Paul Hergenrother

Paul J. Hergenrother, PhD, is a Professor of Chemistry, and Affiliate in Biochemistry, and the Kenneth L. Rinehart Jr. Endowed Chair in Natural Products Chemistry. Professor Hergenrother is the co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Vanquish...
Timothy Fan

Timothy Fan

Timothy Fan’s, DVM, laboratory works closely with other basic scientists to evaluate novel drugs and drug delivery strategies for the treatment of cancer. He has conducted preclinical murine tumor research for over 15 years and facilitated the development of...
Brian Cunningham

Brian Cunningham

Brian Cunningham’s research is in the development of biosensors and detection instruments for pharmaceutical high throughout screening, disease diagnostics, point-of-care testing, life science research, and environmental monitoring. He led a team of researchers to...
Stephen Boppart

Stephen Boppart

Stephen Boppart, MD, PhD, is an Abel Bliss Professor of Engineering with appointments in the Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Bioengineering, Medicine, and the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology. His Biophotonics Imaging...
Rohit Bhargava

Rohit Bhargava

Rohit Bhargava, CCIL Director, has pioneered the development of infrared spectroscopic imaging, starting from his doctoral thesis that was the first in this field. Bhargava has developed several new capabilities in IR instrumentation, provided new methods to analyze...