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Karen Sears, Associate Professor at the School of Integrative Biology and IGB Faculty Member

Biologists and mathematicians at the University of Illinois work together to examine the developmental sources of variation within and between species

Chemistry professor Jeffrey Moore, graduate student Joshua Grolman and materials science and engineering professor Kristopher Kilian led a research team to create a new synthetic tissue environment for more realistic cell biology research.

Chemistry professor Jeffrey Moore, graduate student Joshua Grolman and materials science and engineering professor Kristopher Kilian led a research team to create a new synthetic tissue environment for more realistic cell biology research.

Professor of Bioengineering Sergei Maslov with colleagues had developed a platform to assess E. coli strains faster and more efficiently.

Professor of Bioengineering Sergei Maslov with colleagues had developed a platform to assess E. coli strains faster and more efficiently.

An international team of researchers, including Associate Professor of Anthropology Ripan Malhi, help clarify history of migration to the Americas with an extensive sequencing study.

An international team of researchers, including Associate Professor of Anthropology Ripan Malhi, help clarify history of migration to the Americas with an extensive sequencing study.

Researchers report two hybrid sugarcanes are able to perform well at colder temperatures, staying green and converting carbon dioxide to plant matter at a steady rate.

Researchers report two hybrid sugarcanes are able to perform well at colder temperatures, staying green and converting carbon dioxide to plant matter at a steady rate.

A diverse group of researchers led by Robert Emerson Professor of Plant Biology Donald Ort proposes a roadmap to achieve global food production goals by redesigning photosynthesis.

A diverse group of researchers led by Robert Emerson Professor of Plant Biology Donald Ort proposes a roadmap to achieve global food production goals by redesigning photosynthesis.

An Illinois team led by head of Medical Information Science Bruce Schatz developed a smartphone app, MoveSense, which monitors cardiopulmonary patients by analyzing the way they walk to predict oxygen saturation levels.

An Illinois team led by head of Medical Information Science Bruce Schatz developed a smartphone app, MoveSense, which monitors cardiopulmonary patients by analyzing the way they walk to predict oxygen saturation levels.

Pollen Power! camp participants forecast a bright future for women in plant science

The IGB summer day camp Pollen Power! brought 24 middle school girls to the IGB to learn about plants, pollination and technology.

Assistant Professor of Plant Biology James O'Dwyer finds new microbial ‘family tree’ is the Google map of ecology

Assistant Professor of Plant Biology James O'Dwyer finds new microbial ‘family tree’ is the Google map of ecology.

Plant biologists, computer scientists will develop an automated measurement system using sensors mounted on drones, and analyze the resulting large data sets to facilitate development of high-yielding strains of sorghum.

Plant biologists, computer scientists will develop an automated measurement system using sensors mounted on drones, and analyze the resulting large data sets to facilitate development of high-yielding strains of sorghum.