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Mark Tracy, PhD, founder and president of Tracy BioConsulting, LLC, strives to introduce undergraduate science students to biotech industry research.

Mark Tracy, PhD, founder and president of Tracy BioConsulting, LLC, strives to introduce undergraduate science students to biotech industry research.

Learn about IGB research, hear about current issues in the life sciences, and connect with other students on campus at our annual Fellows Symposium.

Learn about IGB research, hear about current issues in the life sciences, and connect with other students on campus at our annual Fellows Symposium.

Anthropology professor Ripan Malhi works with Native Americans and First Nations groups to analyze their DNA and that of their ancestors.

Ancient skeletal DNA indicates indigenous groups in southern Alaska, western British Columbia descendants of the first humans.

Mary-Claire King of the University of Washington School of Medicine, known for the discovery of the gene responsible for many breast and ovarian cancers, to speak on April 17.

Mary-Claire King of the University of Washington School of Medicine, known for the discovery of the gene responsible for many breast and ovarian cancers, to speak on April 17.

Illinois-led team proves sugarcane can be genetically engineered to produce oil in its leaves and stems for biodiesel production as well as more sugar, which could be used for ethanol production.

Illinois-led team proves sugarcane can be genetically engineered to produce oil in its leaves and stems for biodiesel production as well as more sugar, which could be used for ethanol production.

Governor Bruce Rauner officially recognized the IGB for celebrating ten years of genomic research addressing major societal issues in the areas of agriculture, environmental conservation, health, and technology.

Governor Bruce Rauner officially recognized the IGB for celebrating ten years of genomic research addressing major societal issues in the areas of agriculture, environmental conservation, health, and technology.

University of Illinois and USDA/ARS researchers report discovery of key protein in plant photorespiration, which they hope to manipulate to increase plant productivity.

University of Illinois and USDA/ARS researchers report discovery of key protein in plant photorespiration, which they hope to manipulate to increase plant productivity.

A new agreement between the IGB and ZEISS has named the Core Facilities at IGB as an official ZEISS labs@location Partner.

A new agreement between the IGB and ZEISS has named the Core Facilities at IGB as an official ZEISS labs@location Partner.

New study by Professor of Microbiology Bill Metcalf and IGB Fellow Dipti Nayak successfully used CRISPR-Cas9 to modify an archaeal species for the first time.

New study by Professor of Microbiology Bill Metcalf and IGB Fellow Dipti Nayak successfully used CRISPR-Cas9 to modify an archaeal species for the first time.

University of Illinois nutritional sciences professor Rex Gaskins, graduate student Patricia Wolf and colleagues found differences in the microbes linked to colon cancer risk in the lining of the colon of African-Americans versus non-Hispanic whites in the U.S.

Animal sciences professor Rex Gaskins, graduate student Patricia Wolf, and colleagues found differences in the microbes linked to colon cancer risk in the lining of the colon of African-Americans versus non-Hispanic whites in the U.S.