CCIL Hosts visiting Wilbur Wright College Students

CCIL Hosts visiting Wilbur Wright College Students

The Cancer Center at Illinois (CCIL) recently hosted students visiting from Wilbur Wright College’s Transfer Pathways Program on June 11. The Transfer Pathways Program partners with the Grainger College of Engineering to provide students with guaranteed admission to...
CCIL Personnel Expands in 2024

CCIL Personnel Expands in 2024

The Cancer Center at Illinois (CCIL) continues to grow with the expansion of administrative personnel. In 2024, the CCIL has hired the following team members to support the center’s research, education, and outreach efforts. Cheryl CasimiroBusiness and Finance...
CCIL Hosts Undergraduate Research Symposium

CCIL Hosts Undergraduate Research Symposium

The Cancer Center at Illinois (CCIL) provided an opportunity for students to share their research during its annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at the Beckman Institute. Students in CCIL programs or working in CCIL member labs presented posters on topics...
Where Are They Now? Qianying Zuo

Where Are They Now? Qianying Zuo

In 2018 Qianying Zuo won the Kathryn Van Akken Burns Memorial Fund Merit Award while working in the lab of the CCIL’s Associate Director of Education and Sylvia D. Stroup Scholar of Nutrition and Cancer, Zeynep Madak-Erdogan. As a graduate student in Madak-Erdogan’s...
Where Are They Now? Ege Gungor Onal

Where Are They Now? Ege Gungor Onal

Ege Gungor Onal joined the CCIL’s Cancer Scholars Program (CSP) as a freshman in 2018. Inspired by his CSP classes, he joined CCIL Program Leader Brian Cunningham’s lab to perform cancer diagnostics research which included developing a cancer liquid biopsy...