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...
Rashid Bashir elected to National Academy of Medicine

Rashid Bashir elected to National Academy of Medicine

​Rashid Bashir, the dean of The Grainger College of Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, was elected to the National Academy of Medicine. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Rashid Bashir, Cancer Center at Illinois member, dean of The...
CCIL Member Leads Graphene-Based Biosensor Study

CCIL Member Leads Graphene-Based Biosensor Study

Rashid Bashir, Dean of the Grainger College of Engineering and professor of bioengineering, recently published his team’s results in Nature Communications. The study uses crumpled graphene, which is highly sensitive to DNA, in a sensor to rapidly diagnose cancer...