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Rashida-Abdul Ganiyu

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…

a fork-tailed flycatcher on an evergreen branch

Valentina Gómez-Bahamón, PhD Student, in the News

CNN.com released a story on Sept. 22 about Valentina Gómez-Bahamón’s study of the fork-tailed flycatcher. Gómez-Bahamón found that males of the species make a vibrating sound with their feathers when they fight, and…

Dr. Brian Kay

Dr. Brian Kay Retires

This summer, after fifteen years at UIC, Dr. Brian Kay retired and became Emeritus Professor. As head of the department from 2005-2014, the hallmarks of Dr. Kay’s leadership included budgetary balance, increased mentorship,…