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Using advanced imaging techniques, University of Illinois researchers have found that one class of genome-editing proteins rapidly travels along a strand of DNA like a rider on a zip line – a unique behavior among documented DNA-binding proteins.

Using advanced imaging techniques, University of Illinois researchers have found that one class of genome-editing proteins rapidly travels along a strand of DNA like a rider on a zip line.

Researchers at the IGB and from the Macro and Nanotechnology Laboratory (MNTL) are collaborating in a new research theme focusing on developing technologies to characterize tumors and monitor how they grow.

Researchers at Mayo Clinic, IGB and Macro and Nanotechnology Laboratory (MNTL) are collaborating in a new research theme focusing on using micro RNAs and nanotechnology to develop technologies to characterize and monitor tumors.

DNA evidence finds that Namibian desert elephants are not a subspecies, but rather another population of African savanna elephants in Namibia, reports lead author and Professor of Animal Sciences Alfred Roca.

DNA evidence finds that Namibian desert elephants are not a subspecies, but rather another population of African savanna elephants in Namibia, reports lead author and Professor of Animal Sciences Alfred Roca.

Illinois is leading a new center with colleagues at Mayo Clinic and the Center for Computational Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine (CCBGM) that seeks to develop a new platform for generating, interpreting, and applying genomic data for a wide variety of applications.

Illinois is leading new center with colleagues at Mayo Clinic and Center for Computational Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine (CCBGM) that seeks to develop new platform for generating, interpreting, and applying genomic data.

Department of Medical Information Science Head Bruce Schatz and researchers using mobile technology to predict pulmonary function, helping focus efforts on preventive care and population health management.

Department of Medical Information Science Head Bruce Schatz and researchers using mobile technology to predict pulmonary function, helping focus efforts on preventive care and population health management.

Illinois is leading efforts to advance cancer treatments available to dogs and humans by testing promising new approaches in companion-animal dogs with spontaneously occurring cancers.

Illinois is leading efforts to advance cancer treatments available to dogs and humans by testing promising new approaches in companion-animal dogs with spontaneously occurring cancers.

IGB’s Pollen Power summer camp engaged middle school girls to visit labs, meet with experts, and participate in hands-on activities with female mentors and role models in order to envision themselves as future scientists.

IGB’s Pollen Power! summer camp engaged middle school girls to visit labs, meet with experts, and participate in hands-on activities with female mentors and role models in order to envision themselves as future scientists.

New study on transcriptomic differences between different tissues in Arabidopsis has created a standardized “atlas” that can automatically annotate samples to include lost metadata such as tissue type.

New study on transcriptomic differences between different tissues in Arabidopsis has created a standardized “atlas” that can automatically annotate samples to include lost metadata such as tissue type.

The Knowledge Engine for Genomics (KnowEnG) Center at the IGB s partnering with Fisk University in Nashville, Tenn., in an innovative program to promote diversity in the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce.

The Knowledge Engine for Genomics (KnowEnG) Center at the IGB is partnering with Fisk University in Nashville, Tenn., in an innovative program to promote diversity in the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce.

Launched this year, the Carl R. Woese Undergraduate Research Scholar Program brings two talented undergraduates to pursue interdisciplinary research at the Institute on a full time basis over the summer months.

Launched this year, the Carl R. Woese Undergraduate Research Scholar Program brings two talented undergraduates to pursue interdisciplinary research at the Institute on a full time basis over the summer months.