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Rebecca Willett: Panelist, Women in Underrepresented Fields
Rebecca Willett will be a Panelist on Why so Few? Women in Underrepresented Fields. Rebecca Willett is a Professor of Statistics and Computer Science at the University of Chicago. Her research is focused on machine learning, signal processing, and (More)
A therapeutic to preserve nerves in multiple sclerosis?
by Folabomi Oladosu, PhD Post-doctoral researcher specializing in pain and women’s health at NorthShore University HealthSystem Every now and again, you wake up to find your arm or leg didn’t quite wake up with you. You dread it, but you wiggle t (More)
Tracking down the 'microbial peacekeepers'
by Kate Dohner "When you go to the forest, what do you see?" asks A. Murat Eren, whom everyone calls Meren. While the trees are the most noticeab (More)
Uncovering the benefits of herbal medicine
by Kate Dohner One in three Americans uses herbal therapies. Yet less than one in 3,000 scientific studies focus on this increasingly popular therapy. Researchers at the (More)
Going with the flow
 by Elise Wachspress If you think the invention of the microscope was a pivotal moment in the development of biological knowledge, you might be pretty impressed with the More)
When 'as easy as breathing' isn’t
by Elise Wachspress Stop for a minute and breathe, just breathe. Now envision what your lungs are doing. In your mind’s eye, do you see big pink balloons filling and deflating? Close. What’s really going on is hundreds of millions of tiny li (More)
New UChicago startups aim to fight infections and food waste
by Matthew Eckwahl, PhD Postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Claire Stevenson Stedden Graduate student in the Committee on Development, Regeneration and Stem Cell Biology While Silicon Valley may be t (More)
News roundup: September 2018
A selection of health news from the University of Chicago and around the globe curated just for you. The end of an epidemic The (More)
How viruses (dengue, Zika, West Nile, oh my!) combat our immune defense system
by Matthew Eckwahl, PhD Postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology In Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking-Glass, Alic (More)
High-impact entrepreneurs from UChicago compete in MassChallenge Boston
by Claire Stevenson Graduate student in the Committee on Development, Regeneration and Stem Cell Biology Two University of Chicago-based startups, Oxalo Therapeutics (More)
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