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Reconstruction of the early chimaera Dwykaselachus oosthuizeni. Image credit: Kristen Tietjen.

Michael Coates leads discovery about chimaera fossil

Professor Michael Coates (Organismal Biology & Anatomy, Committee on Evolutionary Biology) co-authored a study published in Nature...


Md/PhD student Ramya Parameswaran (Biophysical Sciences)

MD/PhD student co-authors study on using nanowires in cells

MD/PhD student Ramya Paramesawran (Interdisciplinary Scientist Training Program/Biophysical Sciences) co-authored a study about how silicon nanowires can be used to understand how diseases work. The study, published in...


Dana Simmons at New England BioLabs

 

Neurobiology grad student featured on SciArt magazine blog

Congratulations to Dana Simmons, graduate student in the Hansel lab, who was featured on the SciArt blog recently for her Purkinje...


Rahul Subramanian (Ecology & Evolution)

Ecology & Evolution grad student flu research covered on Medical News Today

Ecology and Evolution graduate student Rahul Subramanian not only recently published in PLOS: Computational Biology ("Universal or Specific? A...


Robert Grossman at the Genomic Data Commons

Photo courtesy by Matthew Avignone via Chicago Magazine.

Chicago Magazine covers Robert Grossman, Genomic Data Commons

The January 2017 issue of Chicago magazine (available online now) has a lengthy feature by Tom Chiarella about the Genomic Data Commons and the GDC'...


California two-spot octopus

Video about Ragsdale lab wins an Emmy

A video made by UC Creative's Anthony Penta about work with the California two-spot octopus in Clifton Ragsdale (Neurobiology) has won a...


Maryam Saleh, PhD

UChicago CNS graduate named to Crain's Chicago 40 Under 40 2016

Maryam Saleh (PhD'11) originally thought she might go into special effects at a place like Pixar after studying computer engineering as an undergraduate at Brown University. Instead, she became interested in neuroscience on the recommendation of an advisor. She began working at a brain implant...


Jack Gilbert, PhD

Professor Jack Gilbert weighs in on the "five-second rule"

According to Jack Gilbert (Faculty Director, The Microbiome Center; Professor, Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago; Senior Scientist (Adjunct), the Marine Biological Laboratory; Group Leader in Microbial Ecology,...


CEB student Benjamin Blanchard

CEB grad student uses research to blog for Science Life

Benjamin Blanchard, a graduate student in the Committee on Evolutionary Biology advised by Corrie Moreau, PhD (University of Chicago and Associate Curator, Field Museum of Natural History) studies ant defense mechanisms. A dissertation chapter of Blanchard's...


Graduate student Erick Bayala in UChicago butterfly habitat

Integrative Biology grad student combines art and science in his research

Integrative Biology student Erick Bayala brings his artistic talent into his scientific research through scientific illustration. Bayala works in Marcus Kronforst's lab, where he explores how color patterns emerge in the animal world, using...

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