Where Are They Now: Sylvia Crowder

Where Are They Now: Sylvia Crowder

Sylvia Crowder, PhD, Food Science and Human NutritionCancer Scholars for Translational and Applied Research (C★STAR ) 2017 Cohort Where are you working now? I am a T-32 Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior at Moffitt Cancer Center in...
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...
Investigating the Role of Brd4 in Diet-Induced Obesity

Investigating the Role of Brd4 in Diet-Induced Obesity

Urbana, Ill. – A new study, published in JCI insight, looks at how Brd4, a regulator of the innate immune response, influences diet-induced obesity. The researchers believe that Brd4 could be used as a target for obesity and insulin resistance. Approximately one-third...
CCIL Student Fighting and Researching Cancer

CCIL Student Fighting and Researching Cancer

Catherine Applegate, PhD candidate in Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN), researches the effects of diet and obesity on prostate cancer. During the last year of her degree, Applegate was diagnosed with breast cancer – but she was determined not to let the disease...
Student Spotlight: Sisi He

Student Spotlight: Sisi He

Sisi He, PhD Candidate, Molecular and Integrative Physiology TiMe 2016 CohortC*STAR 2017 Cohort  What first led to your interest in cancer research? I studied Chemistry and Biochemistry at UW-Madison for my Bachelor’s degree. Afterward, I came here to pursue doctoral...