The mission of the Chicago Biomedical Consortium is to stimulate collaboration among scientists at Northwestern University, the University of Chicago, and the University of Illinois at Chicago that will transform research at the frontiers of biomedicine.
The CBC gratefully acknowledges support from the Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust.

January 13, 2017
CBC Invites New Catalyst Applications

Application submission site for the Spring 2017 Catalyst application round will open at 8AM on Monday, February 27, 2017 and will close at 5PM on Friday, March 3, 2017. The eligibility requirements and applications instructions are included in the Catalyst RFA (rev. Jan. 13, 2017) and must be followed.
▸ Catalyst RFA (rev. Jan. 13, 2017)

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Chicago Biotech

PROPEL: SBIR/STTR Grant Writing Workshop

Jan 24 – 25, 2017 @ 9am – 4pm @ MATTER
PROPEL is hosting this 2-day Intensive Workshop, provided by BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting (BBCetc), that will cover all aspects of writing SBIR/STTR grants focused on life science technologies including: eligibility, sources of funding and agency differences, understanding what reviewers look for, step-by-step instruction on how to write each section of your proposal.

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December 21, 2016
“in the news”
CBC-Facilitated Collaborative Science Initiative Renewed

As published in the Northwestern Research News, the Open Access Initiative, an agreement facilitated by the CBC and signed in May 2014 by the provosts of the CBC universities, begins its third year of strengthening biomedical research and inter-university-collaboration.
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December 21, 2016
success story
New Technique Switches Key Biomolecules “on” and “off”

CBC Catalyst Award (2013) to Andrei Karginov (UIC) and Michael Glotzer (UChicago)
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November 31, 2016
CBC Colleague Receives the UIC Innovator of the Year Award

Congratulations to Greg Thatcher of UIC, an active CBC participant and recipient of two recent CBC HTS Awards, for being honored the UIC Innovator of the Year!
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Featured Events

January 25, 2017
NU Women’s Health Research Institute
Sex Inclusion in Biomedical Research Workshop & Symposium

February 10, 2017
UIC College of Pharmacy
Annual Research Day

March 3, 2017
NU, UChicago, Argonne
The Third Coast Workshop on Biological Cryo-EM

April 22-26, 2017
UIC College of Pharmacy
Experimental Biology Annual Meeting

April 28-30, 2017
NU Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing
National LGBTQ Health Conference 2017

May 11, 2017
NU Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center
23rd Annual Alzheimer Day

May 12, 2017
UChicago Department of Neurology
Tenth Annual Chicago Symposium on Translational Neuroscience:
Neuromodulation and Brain Machine Interface

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