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...
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 Scientist Celebrates 40 Years at Illinois

CCIL Scientist Celebrates 40 Years at Illinois

Stephen G. Sligar has spent the last 40 years at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign applying his expertise in membrane proteins and his nanodisc technology to better understand biological pathways and address diseases including cancer. Urbana, Ill. – Stephen...
Video: The Power of Detecting Tiny Things

Video: The Power of Detecting Tiny Things

Brian Cunningham, CCIL Research Program Leader, is developing new technology to detect molecules and viruses from bodily fluids. The goal is to use light energy from optical emitters and a photonic crystal surface to bridge the gap between “macro” and “nano” worlds....