Current News & Archives 2020

The CBC Current News & Archives webpage lists CBC Announcements and News, Press Releases, Success Stories, posts from the Director’s Corner and Chicago Community Biotech & Entrepreneurship News, CBC Newsletters and articles that have been written about the CBC, “In the News,” all of which have been chronologically posted on the CBC homepage throughout the year.


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2020

February 18, 2020
DIRECTOR’S CORNER
U of I System, DPI and IIN gifted another $10 million!
University of Illinois Board of Trustees Chairman Edwards and his wife, Anne, give $10 Million to the University of Illinois, half of which will go to U of I System’s Discovery Partners Institute (DPI) and Illinois Innovation Network (IIN), adding momentum to the recently announced Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s $500 Million pledge to support the development of DPI
By Jola Glotzer
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February 14, 2020
“IN THE NEWS”
Looking for where to conduct skin research in Chicago?
Don’t look any further: the NU Skin Biology and Diseases Resource-Based Center provides access to all CBC universities’ members
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February 12, 2020
DIRECTOR’S CORNER
Chicago’s DPI to “emulate” Kendall Square in Boston
Gov. J.B. Pritzker to release $500 million in state capital funds towards the development of the University of Illinois’ Discovery Partners Institute (DPI), a potential game-changer for Chicago tech
By Jola Glotzer
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February 11, 2020
SUCCESS STORY
Migraineurs – hope is on the horizon!
Supported in part through a CBC Director’s Fund Award, Richard Kraig, UChicago, reports in Brain Research his new findings on the development of a promising migraine therapeutic
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February 7, 2020
NEWS
Two Information Sessions at UChicago about the CBC Accelerator and Catalyst Award programs — a recap
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February 6, 2020
NEWS
CBC Information Session at UIC about the CBC Accelerator and Catalyst Award programs — a recap
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February 3, 2020
SUCCESS STORY
Cite us — we’ll “cite” you back!
Three CBC community members among the twenty-two UChicago faculty honored with named professorships or appointed distinguished service professors
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January 13, 2020
NEWS
New Accelerator Awards Announced — 3rd (Spring 2019) Application Round
The CBC is pleased to announce that four teams received Accelerator Awards in the 3rd (Spring 2019) application round. Congratulations!
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January 10, 2020
DIRECTOR’S CORNER
Fulton Labs to strengthen Chicago efforts to become a biotech hub
Great news for the Chicago-area budding entrepreneurs and CBC-universities biotech spinoffs!
By Jola Glotzer
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January 8, 2020
NEWS
Ka Yee Lee named Provost of University of Chicago
Chicago Biomedical Consortium congratulates and welcomes Professor Ka Yee Lee as incoming Provost of the University of Chicago
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