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The College of Science is now accepting nominations for Undergraduate Summer Research Stipends for summer 2018. This program allows undergraduates to do paid research with College of Science faculty over the summer. The value of the stipends is $5,000 each. Faculty may nominate students from any...
Researchers at Illinois Tech have discovered how Chlamydia trachomatis obtains its energy. The discovery solves one of the biggest puzzles in the field and opens up new directions for future research, in particular to design new drugs that can target the Chlamydial metabolism. C....
Christian Jones is a fourth-year student in the co-terminal molecular biochemistry and biophysics (MBB) program from Oswego, Illinois. She has been passionate about drug design for as long as she can remember, and enrolled in the MBB co-terminal program, which allows her to obtain a...
Research by a team led by Nick Menhart, associate professor of biology, in exon skipping, a leading near-term prospect for meaningful treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), was honored at a recent conference. The team including biology graduate students Krystal Manyuan Ma, Xin Niu, and...
From analyzing the microbiology of human normal flora to dissecting cow eyeballs, 20 high school students explored aspects of living organisms during the 2017 Biology Summer Camp, held July 10-20 in the Robert A. Pritzker Science Center. Sponsored by the Department of Biology, the all-day camp was...
About 40 alumni of Illinois Tech’s biology graduate programs since 2010 came back to visit their old department on September 16 during Homecoming. Most are now living and working in the Chicago area, with positions in universities and businesses. Some drove in from neighboring states including...
The research groups of Oscar Juarez, assistant professor of biology, and David Minh, assistant professor of chemistry, have discovered a new structural motif in an essential Vibrio cholerae enzyme that could lead to important drug development. The increasing threat from multi-drug-...
Joseph Orgel and his research team will play leading roles at the upcoming Second International Conference on Applied Crystallography October 16-17 in Chicago. Orgel is an associate professor of biology and biomedical engineering and the associate director of BioCAT (Biophysics...
Kathryn Spink will be Illinois Tech’s first director of pre-health professions programs. Spink has served as chair of the University Premedical Advisory Committee and the chief health professions advisor since fall 2005. With over a decade of pre-health professions advising experience, and as a...

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