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Paul Hergenrother

[ ] Paul Hergenrother (Cellular Decision Making in Cancer) was selected by the University of Illinois as the Kenneth L. Rinehart Jr. Endowed Chair in Natural Products Chemistry. (July…

Paul Hergenrother

[ ] Paul Hergenrother (Cellular Decision Making in Cancer) was selected by the University of Illinois as the Kenneth L. Rinehart Jr. Endowed Chair in Natural Products Chemistry. (July…

Nigel Goldenfeld, Stephen Long, and Jonathan Sweedler

[ ] Nigel Goldenfeld (Biocomplexity), Stephen Long (Genomic Ecology of Global Change), and Jonathan Sweedler (Mining Microbial Genomes) have been named as Center for Advanced Study…

Three IGB faculty named Illinois Center for Advanced Study Professors

[ ] Three IGB faculty receive recognition from Illinois’ Center for Advanced Study IGB faculty members Nigel Goldenfeld, Stephen Long, and Jonathan Sweedler were among nine Illinois…

Cracking How Life Arose on Earth May Help Clarify Where Else It Might Exist

[ ] Cracking How Life Arose on Earth May Help Clarify Where Else It Might Exist A unique theory about how life arose on Earth may reveal clues to whether and where else it might have…

IGB Director Gives Congressional Testimony on Value of Brain Research

[ ] IGB Director Gives Congressional Testimony on Value of Brain and Behavior Research Gene Robinson, Director of the IGB, served as one of five witnesses who gave testimony at the…

Researchers Develop New Approach for Studying Deadly Brain Cancer

[ ] Researchers Develop New Approach for Studying Deadly Brain Cancer Human glioblastoma multiforme, one of the most common, aggressive and deadly forms of brain cancer, is…

Cancer Drug Tested in Pet Dogs is Now Bound for Human Trials

[ ] Cancer Drug Tested in Pet Dogs is Now Bound for Human Trials Thanks to a new $2 million investment, a drug that spurs cancer cells to self-destruct while sparing healthy cells is…

Middle School Girls Gained Real-world Science Skills at Pollen Power! Camp

[ ] Middle School Girls Gained Real-world Science Skills at Pollen Power! Camp Nearly 30 girls attended the Institute for Genomic Biology’s weeklong summer camp that is devoted to the…

Gene Robinson

[ ] IGB Director Gene Robinson has been chosen to receive the iBIO Institute’s 2013 iCON Innovator Award. The award recognizes excellence in both teaching and scholarship of…

3D-printed Splint Saves Infant’s Life

[ ] Half a millennium after Johannes Gutenberg printed the bible, researchers printed a 3D splint that saved the life of an infant born with severe tracheobronchomalacia, a birth…

Chem/Bioengineers Use Adhesion to Combine Silicones & Organic Materials

[ ] Illinois Chemical/Bioengineers Use Adhesion to Combine the Experimental Advantages of Silicones and Organic Materials Introductory chemistry students learn that oil and water…

Institute for Genomic Biology Director Gene Robinson honored with iCON Innovator Award

[ ] Institute for Genomic Biology Director Gene Robinson honored with iCON Innovator Award Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB) Director Dr. Gene Robinson of the University of Illinois…

Mitochondrial DNA Ties Ancient Remains to Living Descendants

[ ] Study of Mitochondrial DNA Ties Ancient Remains to Living Descendants Researchers report that they have found a direct genetic link between the remains of Native Americans who…

IGB Faculty Members Granted Access to Top Supercomputer

[ ] IGB Faculty Members Granted Access to Top Supercomputer Four researchers at the Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB) have been granted access to the Blue Waters supercomputer at…

IGB Fellow receives Career Award from Burroughs Wellcome Fund

[ ] IGB Fellow receives Career Award from Burroughs Wellcome Fund Bo Wang, IGB Fellow in the Regenerative Biology and Tissue Engineering theme, has received a Career Award at the…

IGB Director to Chair 2014 NAKFI Conference on Social Behavior

[ ] IGB Director to Chair 2014 NAKFI Conference on Social Behavior IGB Director Gene Robinson will lead efforts to plan conference and award $1M in seed grants. Gene Robinson,…

Bo Wang

[ ] Bo Wang (Regenerative Biology & Tissue Engineering) received a Career Award at the Scientific Interface by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, designed to support those seeking to…

Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust Funds New Research Focus at IGB

[ ] Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust Funds New Research Focus at Institute for Genomic Biology The Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust has awarded a $2 million grant to the Institute for…

IGB-BGI Summer Institute in Evolutionary Genomics

[ ] IGB-BGI Summer Institute in Evolutionary Genomics As part of an international exchange of knowledge and ideas, the Institute for Genomic Biology held the second in a series of…