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.

July 21, 2016
CBC Newsletter, Vol. 18

Inviting New Proposals; New UChicago Scientific Director; Symposium Update and New Website
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May 27, 2016
CBC Invites New Catalyst Proposals

Deadline: August 12, 2016
▸ Catalyst Award RFA

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Chicago Biotech

June 17, 2016
Milan Mrksich Receives the 2016 iCON Innovator Award

Congratulations to Milan Mrksich, PhD, of Northwestern University, for being named the recipient of the 2016 iCON Innovator Award. Mrksich is the seventh iCON Innovator Award recipient who has strong ties to the CBC.
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SBIR/STTR Grant Writing Workshop

PROPEL invites all to the life sciences SBIR/STTR Grant Writing Workshop led by BBCetc to be held at MATTER.

Workshop on September 27-28, 2016
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PROPEL Summer 2016 Startup Series

PROPEL, EnterpriseWorks Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory invite all to a series of seminars designed to help innovators get an overview of the path to launching a complex science-based technology venture/startup.
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June 14, 2016
CBC-Funded Project Plays a Major Role in a Presidential Initiative

The CBC is proud of its early contribution in the establishment of the Genomic Data Commons (GDC) at the University of Chicago.
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Success Stories

July 13, 2016
HTS Award (2013) to Dane Chetkovich and Ye Han (NU):
New Antidepressant Target Discovered by CBC-Funded Researchers

July 12, 2016
Junior Recruitment Award (2011) to Daniel Dombeck (NU):
With CBC Support, Scientists Identify Neurochemical Signal Likely Missing in Parkinson’s

July 7, 2016
Postdoctoral Research Award (2014) to Yucai Wang, Bozhi Tian’s lab (UChicago):
CBC Funding Helps Develop Injectable Biomaterial that could be used to Manipulate Organ Behavior

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Featured Events
November 11, 2016
14th Annual CBC Symposium
Genetics of Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders
Watch a Preview of the 14th Annual CBC Symposium!


August 6-7, 2016
NU & UChicago Graduate Students
2nd Annual ComSciCon-Chicago

September 23, 2016
Rosalind Franklin University
Gender Bias Under the Microscope: Rosalind Franklin University’s Inaugural Women in Medicine and Science Symposium

October 6, 2016
NU International Institute for Nanotechnology (INN)
Annual International Institute for Nanotechnology Symposium

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