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Autumn internships from myCHOICE now open including new Science and Social Justice internship

myCHOICE, our career exposure and opportunity program, has 14 part-time internships available for the fall covering a wide range of career opportunities, ranging from biotechnology analyst...


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Katie Aracena named 2020 HHMI Gilliam Fellow

Katie Aracena (Human Genetics) is a 2020 HHMI Gilliam Fellow. The Gilliam...


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Congratulations to PhD Graduates

We here congratulate all of our 2019-20 PhD graduates from the BSD.  Each has attained the highest degree awarded, and some have had their extraordinary accomplishments acknowledged through the award of their program's prize for contributions to their field.  Simone Rauch’s outstanding thesis...


Quantitative analysis reveals unequal impact of COVID-19

Neil Sheth, a graduate student in the Interdisciplinary Scientist Training Program, examined the unequal impact of COVID-19 on different communities within large cities.  “A quantitative analysis reveals that the Covid-19 pandemic has had a greater impact on [Chicago and New York] communities...


Brooke Weigel selected as Harper Fellow

Brooke Weigel (Evolutionary Biology) has been selected for the William Rainey Harper Fellowship for 2020-2021.  This award is the among the highest awards given by the University of Chicago, and only one receipent from the...


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Research collaboration continues with help from Zoom

As we comply with the social distancing and work-from-home as proscribed by the State of Illinois and the University of Chicago, lab meetings continue over various remote platforms. This is a lab meeting for Dean Vicky Prince's lab over Zoom:


Three students awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

UChicago Biosciences graduate students Amanda Keplinger (Cell and Molecular Biology, Advisor: Alexander Ruthenburg), Hannah Martin (Neurobiology, Advisor: Ruth Anne Eatock) and Jaeda Patton (Genetics, Genomics and Systems Biology, Advisor: Joseph Thornton), have been awarded 2020 National...

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