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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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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,...


John Colson, Jeff Hubbell and Cathryn Nagler

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 ...


Neil Shubin

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...

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