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.

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

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

MATTER Forum: Innovations in Genomics

Monday, Oct. 17, 4:30pm – 7:00pm
MATTER is holding a forum on genomic innovations to discuss some of the exciting discoveries and ways forward as well as potential obstacles, bringing together relevant stakeholders in the healthcare community. All are invited.

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September 30, 2016
Dr. Milan Mrksich Receives the 2016 iCON Innovator Award

Dr. Milan Mrksich, Professor at NU and CBC researcher, received the iCON Innovator Award at the Annual iBIO iCON Awards Dinner on September 22, 2016. Dr. Mrksich was recognized as a leader in the science and engineering of materials that interact with biological tissues and environments.
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September 21, 2016
Follow the CBC on Tweeter @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
Watch a Preview of the 14th Annual CBC Symposium!


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

October 14-15, 2016
UChicago Ecology & Evolution
CoyneFest: A Symposium on Speciation

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

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