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Derek Wildman, Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, is leading the effort to create a new computational genomic medicine research theme at the IGB.

Derek Wildman, Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, is leading the effort to create a new computational genomic medicine research theme at the IGB.

Interdisciplinary team of researchers at Mayo Clinic and the University of Illinois form new Big Data to Knowledge Center of Excellence to create powerful computational tools.

Interdisciplinary team of researchers at Mayo Clinic and the University of Illinois form new Big Data to Knowledge Center of Excellence to create powerful computational tools.

Professor of Anthropology Ripan Malhi led a study with grad student Kelsey Witt which suggests dogs may have first migrated to the Americas 10,000 years ago.

Professor of Anthropology Ripan Malhi led a study with grad student Kelsey Witt which suggests dogs may have first migrated to the Americas 10,000 years ago.

As part of an international exchange of knowledge and ideas, members of the Institute for Genomic Biology have once again traveled to BGI (formerly known as the Beijing Genomics Institute) for a learning and discussion workshop.

As part of an international exchange of knowledge and ideas, members of the Institute for Genomic Biology have once again traveled to BGI (formerly known as the Beijing Genomics Institute) for a learning and discussion workshop.

University of Illinois Founder Professor of Bioengineering and Computer Science Tandy Warnow and graduate student Siavash Mirarab (not pictured) led the computational effort that resolved the avian tree of life.

University of Illinois Founder Professor of Bioengineering and Computer Science Tandy Warnow and graduate student Siavash Mirarab (not pictured) led the computational effort that resolved the avian tree of life.

Illinois faculty including Brendan Harley and Phillip Newmark elected 2014 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Six Illinois faculty including Brendan Harley and Phillip Newmark were elected 2014 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Members of the Gene Networks in Neural & Developmental Plasticity theme found that distantly related organisms share key genetic mechanisms that help them respond to threats.

Members of the Gene Networks in Neural & Developmental Plasticity theme found that distantly related organisms share key genetic mechanisms that help them respond to threats.

Chemistry professor Wilfred van der Donk and group solved a decades-old mystery into how a broad class of natural antibiotics are made.

Chemistry professor Wilfred van der Donk and group solved a decades-old mystery into how a broad class of natural antibiotics are made.

In a recent study led by Professor of Animal Sciences Alfred Roca, scientists discovered that 39 different koala retroviruses were passed down from parent to offpsring.

In a recent study led by Professor of Animal Sciences Alfred Roca, scientists discovered that 39 different koala retroviruses were passed down from parent to offspring.

Computer Science Professor Tandy Warnow with international colleagues published a PNAS paper revealing important details about key transitions in the evolution of plant life.

Computer Science Professor Tandy Warnow with international colleagues published a PNAS paper revealing important details about key transitions in the evolution of plant life.