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Jonathan Sweedler

[ ] Jonathan Sweedler (Mining Microbial Genomes) has won the ACS Award in Analytical Chemistry, recognizing "outstanding contributions to the science of analytical chemistry" for his…

IGB hosts first meeting of External Advisory Board

[ ] Top University members and IGB leadership gathered for the first meeting of the IGB External Advisory Board On Friday, October 25, 2013 top University of Illinois members…

CompGen: High-Performance Computing for Genetics

[ ] CompGen: Using High-Performance Computing to Unlock the Mysteries of Genetics When scientists first mapped the human genome in 2000, the promise of personalized medicine went from…

William Metcalf

[ ] William Metcalf (Mining Microbial Genomes, Energy Biosciences Institute) was named by the University of Illinois as the G. William Arends Professor in Molecular and Cellular…

Team uses cellulosic biofuels byproduct to increase ethanol yield

[ ] Team uses a cellulosic biofuels byproduct to increase ethanol yield Scientists report in Nature Communications that they have engineered yeast to consume acetic acid, a previously…

Genome Day returns on November 2, 2013!

[ ] Genome Day returns on November 2, 2013! Genome Day is nearly here! Join us on November 2, 2013 for our second year running, as we invite the community to come learn about DNA,…

Paul Kenis

[ ] Paul Kenis (Regenerative Biology & Tissue Engineering) was selected by the University of Illinois as the William H. and Janet G. Lycan Professor of Chemistry.

It Takes A(n Academic) Village to Determine Enzyme's Function

[ ] It Takes A(n Academic) Village to Determine Enzyme's Function Scientists have sequenced the genomes of nearly 6,900 organisms, but they know the functions of only about half of…

Illinois Bringing Next-Gen Genomics Computing to India

[ ] Illinois Bringing Next-Gen Genomics Computing to India, as Featured in Magazine Current Science IGB Director Gene Robinson, with Professor of Engineering Ravishankar K. Iyer,…

IGB Director Featured in Cover Article in Pacific Standard Magazine

[ ] IGB Director Featured in Cover Article in Pacific Standard Magazine IGB Director Gene Robinson is featured in a recent Pacific Standard article by David Dobbs, entitled "The…

Hyunjoon Kong

[ ] Hyunjoon Kong (Regenerative Biology & Tissue Engineering) has been named a Centennial Scholar by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Sua Myong

[ ] Sua Myong (Cellular Decision Making in Cancer) received the National Medical Scholars Program's 2013 Outstanding Advisors of the Year Award.

Sua Myong

[ ] Sua Myong, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering and a faculty member of our Cellular Decision Making in Cancer theme, received the National Institutes of Health Director's New…

EBI Members Join New Center for a Sustainable Environment

[ ] Two EBI members join the new Center for a Sustainable Environment Two members of the Energy Biosciences Institute (EBI) are joining the newly formed Center for a Sustainable…

IGB Biologists & Bioinformaticians to Explore Origins of Social Behavior

[ ] IGB Biologists and Bioinformaticians Unite to Explore the Origins of Social Behavior An animal’s success in nature depends in part on its ability to navigate social situations—to…

IGB Hosts Second Summer Internship for Native Americans in Genomics

[ ] IGB Hosts Second Summer Internship for Native Americans in Genomics More than a dozen students from across North America attended the Summer Internship for Native Americans in…

Illinois Hosts International Symposium on Photosynthesis

[ ] International Symposium on Photosynthesis Addresses Food Security Plant scientists believe specialized photosynthetic traits are key to producing more food and fuel. The ability…

Deputy Commissioner of Sustainability for the Chicago Department of Aviation Visits UIUC

[ ] Deputy Commissioner of Sustainability for the Chicago Department of Aviation Visits UIUC University of Illinois researchers and their collaborators have moved the world closer to…

New Exhibit at Midway Airport Features Images of IGB Research

[ ] New Exhibit at Midway Airport Features Images of IGB Research More than a flight of fancy - a new art exhibit at Midway airport features images from the Institute for Genomic…

Researchers advance understanding of schistosome reproduction

[ ] Illinois researchers advance understanding of schistosome reproduction Characterizing stem cells in larval schistosomes may help control the prolific human parasite Ancient…