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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…

two researchers in a lab

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…

Yury Polikanov

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…

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 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…