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...
ResearcHStart Alumni Networking Event

ResearcHStart Alumni Networking Event

Joy Chen, Robert Forsyth, Ngozi Amadikwu, Jarron Roy, and Hailan Shanbhag 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...
TiMe Participates in 2019 Beckman Open House

TiMe Participates in 2019 Beckman Open House

TiMe students at Beckman Open House 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...
Saif First Koiter Medal Winner From Illinois

Saif First Koiter Medal Winner From Illinois

Image of professor Taher Saif.  MechSE professor Taher Saif has been named the 2018 recipient of the Warner T. Koiter Medal from ASME. He is the first winner of this award from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “The Executive Committee of the ASME...
Emily Chen Selected As 2018-2019 MAVIS Fellow

Emily Chen Selected As 2018-2019 MAVIS Fellow

Image of Emily Chen.  Emily Chen was selected as one of the Mavis Future Faculty Fellows (MF3) for the 2018-2019 academic year.  This program is designed to facilitate the training for the next generation of great engineering professors.  Engineering at Illinois is...
Tissue Microenvironment (TIME) Day Symposium

Tissue Microenvironment (TIME) Day Symposium

Image of TiMe Symposium Participants. The TiMe Cohort hosted the second-annual Tissue Microenvironment (TiMe) Day Symposium and Poster Session on April 13, 2018 at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology. There were over seventy attendees from 14...
Roy Dar Earns Campus Teaching Award

Roy Dar Earns Campus Teaching Award

Image of Assistant Professor Roy Dar.  Bioengineering Assistant Professor Roy Dar received the Illinois Student Senate Teaching Excellence Award at the end of the spring 2018 semester. This award, which is run entirely by students, is presented each year to about 5...
Why Cancer Needs Engineering

Why Cancer Needs Engineering

Image of Rohit Bhargava Cancer. The word can evoke fear in anyone, and its diagnosis can come like a thief in the night. The American Cancer Society reports that nearly 1 out of 3 people in the United States will develop some form of cancer in their lifetimes. While...