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Nicho Hatsopoulos with a robotic arm

New paper shows that amputees can control robotic arms

Karthikeyan Balasubramanian, senior researcher in the Hatsopoulos lab, is the first author on a new paper in Nature that shows that...


Two sets of horned larks that show ones with sooty bellies and clean bellies

Horned Larks collected in Illinois between 1904 and 1916 (left) and California and British Columbia between 1903 and 1922 (right). (Photo: Carl Fuldner and Shane DuBay).

UChicago grad students measure pollution in the past

UChicago Biosciences graduate student Shane DuBay (Committee on Evolutionary Biology) and UChicago Art History graduate student Carl Fuldner have recently published a paper in...


Tyler Starr

Photo by Matt Wood

Graduate Student Tyler Starr and professor Joseph Thornton determine alternate evolutionary histories

Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics graduate student Tyler Starr and professor Joseph Thornton (Ecology and Evolution) have published a paper in...


Aerial view of the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole

BSD's Quantitative Biology Bootcamp awarded NSF funding

UChicago Biosciences' distinctive Quantitative Biology Bootcamp at MBL, now in its third year, has been awarded funding through the National Science Foundation (NSF). The award is part of the NSF's...


University Administration building Levi Hall in letter

Photo courtesy of dbHMS.

UChicago urges White House and Congress to continue DACA

In a letter on September 2, 2017, President Robert J. Zimmer and Provost Daniel Diermeier urged President Trump to continue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). In their letter, Zimmer and Diermeier point out that the program provides approximately 800,000 students in the United...


Christina Roman and DJ Speed

Grad students DJ Speed and Christina Roman receive HHMI Gilliam Fellowships

UChicago Biosciences graduate students Christina Roman (Piccirilli lab, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics) and...


Andrey Rzhetsky, Edna K. Papazian Professor of Medicine and Human Genetics

Prof. Andrey Rzhetsky and grad student Kanix Wang uncover novel correlations between diseases using big data

Andrey Rzhetsky, the Edna K. Papazian Professor of Medicine and Human Genetics, and Kanix Wang, Rzhetsky lab member and Genetics, Genomics, and Systems Biology...


an illustration of the winged mammals by April I. Neander

Prof. Zhe-Xi Luo & grad student David Grossnickle discover earliest winged mammals with international team

Professor Zhe-Xi Luo (Organismal Biology and Anatomy) and graduate student David Grossnickle (Comittee on Evolutionary Biology) are authors on two papers published in the journal Nature on the earliest winged mammals. 160 million-...


Photo of Molly Imgruet

Molly Imgruet/ Photo courtesy Self magazine

UChicago Biosciences student featured in Self magazine

Interdisciplinary Scientist Training Program student Molly Imgruet (McNerney lab) has been featured in Self magazine for her participation in the recent March for Science Chicago. Asked why she marched, Imgruet answered...

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