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The Communications Office at the IGB provides marketing, media, and public relations support for the Institute. The office offers communications services for conferences and events, publications, advertisements, and other promotions. We also offer developmental editing, maintain the IGB Web site, and help to publicize research findings and facilitate media placement.

Communications Publications

IGB Annual Report 2022
Biomarker Vol. 17

New to the IGB?

Our short guide gives some helpful background information on the IGB, including services, contacts, and links. Download here.

IGB Grant and Proposal Processing Support

Members of the Communications office and the Business office are available to assist you in creating and submitting your grant proposals and outreach programs. Contact us, download an overview of services or visit this page for more information.

Guide for requesting graphic services available here.

Press Releases and Research News

The IGB Communications office can work with you to share your research with appropriate media outlets. Contact us or use this simple form. Need help talking to the press? See our tips on Speaking with the Media.

Sketch Talks - Networking or Non-Scientific Audience Presentations

For IGB faculty presenting at networking events or other relationship-building opportunities with alumni, donors, or industry leaders, we have prepared the following guidelines designed to maximize your impact with these audiences. We have developed an approach called a “sketch talk,” a one slide presentation aimed at individuals who have no scientific training or background, that will deliver a clear takeaway through the use of a compelling image and a narrative content structure. Visit our Sketch Talk page for a step-by-step guide.

Powerpoint Overview Slides and Templates

Download the IGB Powerpoint overview slides and template via the links below. By choosing New Slide at the top you can insert various title slides, content slides, and section breaks.

Available in standard 4:3 aspect or widescreen 16:9 aspect.

IGB Seminar Template

For general IGB seminars, please use the seminar template.

IGB Identity

Campus has released versions of the IGB identity that are to be used with the new unified Illinois logo. If you would like to include the new identity please contact us.

Social Media



Instagram: (more info here)



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Stay up-to-date with IGB events and happenings by subscribing to the IGB mailing list.

For more information, contact Nicholas Vasi – Executive Director of Communications and Engagement