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Four BSD professors named 2016 AAAS fellows

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has named its 2016 Fellows. Four of them are University of Chicago Biological Sciences professors: Geoffrey Greene (Ben May Center for Cancer Research,...


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Professor Cathryn Nagler builds company based on lab research

Cathryn Nager, PhD (Bunning Food Allergy Professor; Professor in Pathology, Medicine, Pediatrics, the Committee on Immunology and the College), is the president and co-founder of ClostraBio, a drug development...


Shubin lab research covered in the mainstream press

Research published in Nature on August 17, 2016, by members of the Shubin labwas covered the next day in the ...


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Neil Shubin selected to receive Yale's Verrill Medal

Professor Neil Shubin (Robert R. Bensley Professor, Organismal Biology and Anatomy; Committee on Evolutionary Biology; Committee on Development, Regeneration & Stem Cell Biology) will receive the ...


Cancer Biology student wins prestigious predoc to postdoc bridge grant

Fourth year Cancer Biology student Payal Tiwari was awarded a new and prestigious NIH National Cancer Institute F99/K00 Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Transition Award. This award was established to identify and encourage outstanding graduate students to commit to pursuing careers as independent...


Antibiotics vs. Alzheimer's?

Professors Sam Sisodia (Neurobiology) and Eugene Chang (Medicine) study the effects of changes in the gut microbiome in a recent Science Life article....


Dean Vicky Prince Interviewed On Career Training

Dean of Graduate Affairs Vicky Prince was interviewed by Neuronline about training graduate students for diverse career paths.

Prince is one of four co-PIs for myCHOICE, UChicago BSD's NIH Broadening Experiences in Science Training...


UChicago Researchers find key to asthma resistance in Amish children

Research involving Hutterite and Amish communities has led to new understandings of innate asthma immunity in children, according to a paper published in the ...


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Bob Grossman featured for Genomic Data Commons work

Bob Grossman, Principal Investigator for the Genomic Data Commons (GDC) and director of the Center for Data Intensive Science at UChicago, was recently featured in ...


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Is Your Soap Messing with Your Microbiome?

UChicago professor Jack Gilbert (Ecology and Evolution; Surgery) and Microbiology and ISTP graduate student Alyson L. Yee are mentioned in an article in ...

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