9/15 - Professor Urmila Diwekar, speaker at the Symposium on Global Sustainability at Academy of Hungary in Rome on September 19, 2017.
9/14 - Professor Urmila Diwekar, keynote speaker at 5th International summit on Medical Biology & Bioengineering, September 27-28, 2017 Chicago, USA.
9/11 - Shresta Patangay of Hetling Lab, honorable mention at 2017 Image Of Research Competition.
8/30 - Professor Andreas Linninger receives $297k 3-year NSF grant for “Computational platform for predictive magnetohydrodynamic drug targeting”.
8/29 - Professor Tolou Shokuhfar receives $390k 3-year NSF Award for “Fundamental Understanding of Growth and Inhibition of Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stones”.
8/24 - Professor Salman Khetani receives $300k over a 3-year period NSF grant for “Collaborative Research: High-throughput microliver platform for drug toxicity screening”. This is a collaborative grant with Assistant Professor David Wood of the University of Minnesota Department of Biomedical Engineering.
8/23 - Professor Jie Liang and Co-I Amy Kenter, PhD of the UIC Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the UIC College of Medicine, receive $420k 2-year NIH R21 grant for “Constructing Ensembles of 3D Structures of Igh Locus and Predicting Novel Chromosomal Interactions.”
8/04 - Professor Andreas Linninger and Co-PI Ali Alaraj, MD of the UIC Department of Neurosurgery, receive $420k 2-year NIH R21 grant for “A vascular tree topology inspired platform to compute intracranial blood flow (tree CFD).”
6/30 - Associate Professor Ao Ma receives $405k 3-year NSF grant for “Conformational dynamics, reaction coordinates, and time scale separation in biomolecular systems from the perspective of energy flows.”
6/08 - Associate Professor David Eddington receives $416k 2-year NIH R21 grant for “Confined Genetic Transformation and Exchange of Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Femtoliter Microdroplets.”
5/25 - Ahmed Metwally, Bioinformatics PhD student of Yang Dai lab, wins 2nd place for poster "Microbiome Dynamics as Predictors of Lung Transplant Rejection" at Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference (GLBIO'17) and Scientific Excellence Award for 1st place poster at UIC Department of Medicine Scholarly Activities Day