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UIC research study published in Nature Chemical Biology

The findings of the new UIC study “Structure of Erm-modified 70S ribosome reveals the mechanism of macrolide resistance” were published in the journal Nature Chemical Biology.   Read more about this project on UIC…

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Mila Kellen Marshall featured in Crains Forum

E&E PhD candidate Mila Kellen Marshall is featured in Crains Forum: How Lake Michigan’s greatest challenges hurt the most vulnerable Mila is a Graduate Assistant at the UIC Freshwater Lab. She focuses her…

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Get to Know Allie Kemph

Allie Kemph is a first year graduate student in the Department of Biological Sciences. She shares her academic journey with us. Q. What is your background in the biological sciences? A. I went…

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Zahra Batool wins UIC's 2020 Award for Graduate Research

The Graduate College recognized PhD student Zahra Batool with a 2020 Award for Graduate Research for her exceptional research into sarecycline, a ribosome-targeting antibiotic of the tetracycline-class that was recently FDA-approved for the…

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Poretsky lab research featured in the Chicago Tribune

Rachel Poretsky, who is lead PI on a Discovery Partners Institute’s (DPI) 2020 research seed grant: Wastewater-based epidemiology to track SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater. This team is developing surveillance methods in the Chicago area…

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Get to Know Yury Polikanov

Dr. Yury Polikanov is an Associate Professor at the Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and is jointly affiliated with the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the…

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Get to Know Rashida Abdul-Ganiyu

Rashida Abdul-Ganiyu is a Ph.D. candidate in the Biological Sciences MCBD program, where she also works as a teaching assistant. Her research focuses on understanding how phosphorylation affects the function and trafficking of…