New Arrivals


Aron Barbey joins the IGB

Professor Aron Barbey has joined the IGB as an affiliate in the Gene Networks in Neural and Developmental Plasticity (GNDP) Research Theme.  Professor Barbey is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science.  He received his Ph.D. in Psychology from Emory University in 2007, and completed a research fellowship in Cognitive Neuroscience at the National Institutes of Health in 2011.  His current research investigates the principles of brain organization that underlie executive control, reasoning, and decision making.


Chris Miller joins the IGB

Chris Miller joined the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the early 1990’s in the Office of Admissions & Records. He joined the College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005, and most  recently accepted the Facilities Manager’s position here at the IGB. He is looking forward to the new challenges and personal growth this position will bring.

Sara Haag joins the IGB

Sara Haag is the new IGB Coordinator of Outreach Activities.  She earned her B.S. from the University of Illinois in Animal Sciences in May 2011.  As an undergraduate, she worked as a lab assistant at IGB in the lab of Professor Larry Schook.  Sara earned her M.S. in Agricultural Education from the University of Illinois in May 2013.  Sara will help coordinate various activities related to outreach and public engagement for the IGB.