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.

14th Annual CBC Symposium
Genetics of Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders
November 11, 2016
UChicago Campus /Ida Noyes Hall
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September 16, 2016
CBC Accomplishments 2016 Announced

CBC invites all to read about its accomplishments in 2016. Also, Perspectives 2016 are now published and available to download.
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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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October 22, 2016
Kudos to CBC for its Infrastructure support!

Recent article in the Northwestern Research News, titled “Structural Biology Facility Helping Reveal Life’s Building Blocks,” praises CBC support and its positive impact on Chicago universities.
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Follow the CBC on Twitter @CBC_ChiBiomed!

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Success Stories

September 21, 2016
Lever Award (2015) to Vadim Backman (NU), Lucy Godley (UChicago) and Jack Kaplan (UIC):
Researchers Discover that DNA Naturally Fluoresces

September 12, 2016
Catalyst Award (2014) to Erik Andersen (NU) and Ilya Ruvinsky (UChicago):
Male Chemistry Primes Females for Reproduction — But at a Cost

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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!


October 27, 2016
Chicago Council on Science and Technology (C2ST)
How the Indoor Microbiome Influence Health

November 7, 2016
NU Feinberg School of Medicine
6th Annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair

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

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