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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Chicago Biotech

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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August 12, 2016
Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 Postdoctoral Research (PDR) Awards Announced

The CBC is pleased to announce that sixteen PDR Awards were made in Fall 2015 round and nineteen in Spring 2016. The awarded projects will be conducted in the core facilities located at the three CBC universities.
▸ Fall 2015 PDR Awards
▸ Spring 2016 PDR Awards

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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 18, 2016
NULaBS Immunology & Microbial Sciences Cluster
Immunology and Microbial Sciences Training Symposium

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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