Announcement I Posted: June 11, 2018
RFA: CBC Accelerator Award
▸ Announcing next round of applications
CBC Accelerator Award is a milestone-driven award program (up to $100,000 for 1st year) focused on translational research toward therapeutics or associated biomarkers and diagnostics.
Application dates: January 14-18, 2019
Announcement I Posted: August 29, 2018
RFA: CBC Catalyst Award
▸ CBC invites new applications
Catalysts are one-time incentive awards (up to $250,000), focused on basic biological/ biomedical research with transformative potential, made to teams with principals and other strong representation from at least two of the CBC institutions.
Application dates: February 11-15, 2019
Announcement I Posted: August 22, 2018
CBC Accelerator Network (CBCAN)
▸ Fireside Chat with Jigar Raythatha, CEO, Constellation Pharmaceuticals
CBCAN is a community, bringing together industry experts, university technology transfer officers, researchers and others from the local and extended biomedical ecosystem, with a goal to provide early commercial guidance to the university-based researchers.
Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018
Announcement I Posted: November 15, 2018
CBC Lunch Series
▸ Accelerator Award Information Session
Hosted by Rick Morimoto, CBC Scientific Director for Northwestern; Featuring a Panel of Accelerator Awardees, including Rick Silverman, NU and Arnon Lavie, UIC, INVO Director of Commercialization, Dimitra Georganopoulou and Polsky Center Microbiome Lead, Technology Commercialization, Matt Martin.
Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018
SUCCESS STORY I Nov. 8, 2018
▸ NF-kappa beta, inflammation and sleep disorders
Featuring CBC awardee—Joseph Bass, NU
CBC Spark Award recipient, Joseph Bass, NU, discovers a genetic link between the causes of inflammation and the circadian clock control.
SUCCESS STORY I Oct. 31, 2018
▸ Multicolored butterflies — the mystery solved
Featuring three CBC awardees—Erica Westerman, Markus Kronforst and Stephanie Palmer, UChicago
Three CBC affiliates, Erica Westerman, Markus Kronforst and Stephanie Palmer, UChicago, show that a single gene causes the color change. Congratulations!
SUCCESS STORY I Oct. 30, 2018
▸ ‘Timing cells’ discovered
Featuring CBC Junior Investigator—Daniel Dombeck, NU
CBC Junior Investigator, Daniel Dombeck, NU, describes in recent issue of Nature Neuroscience a novel set of brain neurons that light up on waiting.
Posted: August 8, 2018
New, Updated and Expanded Services provided by the University of Chicago Genomics Facility
The University of Chicago Genomics Facility has:
Posted: August 1, 2018 (Updated Oct. 5, 2018)
New Opportunities for the CBC Community
Northwestern’s NSF-Simons Center for Quantitative Biology has a few opportunities for researchers in quantitative biology.