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Donald Morrison named University Scholar

Professor Donald Morrison has been named University Scholar for 2016-2017.  This recognition comes with a $15,000 per year award, for three years, for his demonstrated excellence and to show the University’s commitment to…

Brian Kay named UIC Inventor of the Year

Professor Brian Kay has been named UIC Innovator of the Year. The Inventor of the Year Award honors an outstanding innovator or team of innovators at the University of Illinois at Chicago who through their…

NSF blog highlights research by Professor Dave Stone and lab

The National Science Foundation’s MCDBLOG featured Professor David Stone and his research group in a blog post entitled “Sharing Science: Cellular Polarization in Yeast”.  It details their recent discovery of mechanisms that underlie…

Congrats to our recent BIOS graduates!

Commencement for LAS students was held on Sunday, May 8th. 316 students graduated with a Biology Major, 86 with Distinction and 19 with Highest Distinction.  In addition, 97 BIOS majors graduated in December.…

Jarrad Hampton-Marcell is finalist in research competition

First year BIOS graduate student Jarrad Hampton-Marcell is the only Ph.D. candidate among scientists named as finalists for a citizen-science grant sponsored by uBiome. The winner will be selected by public voting, which ends…

BIOS Graduate Student Recognition Day held on April 21

BioS graduate students received awards for excellence in teaching and research achievement at the annual Biology Graduate Student Recognition Day held on April 21, 2016.  A comprehensive booklet of achievements including fellowships, publications,…

Don Morrison publishes research on bacterial gene transfer

UIC issued a press release on the research done by Professor Don Morrison and his colleagues on the metabolic pathways in the bacterial cell that must be activated for the bacteria to become “competent,”…

Alan Molumby wins fourth Silver Circle Award

Alan Molumby, Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of the Prairie, has won his fourth Silver Circle. Silver Circle awardees are selected by poll of graduating UIC seniors. Once awarded, a recipient must wait 3…

Brian Kay featured in UIC News

Brian Kay, Professor of Biological Sciences and 2015 University Scholar, had his work featured in a UIC News story. Click here to read the article.