Amelia Joslin wins award for outstanding predoctoral research


Fifth year CMMN student Amelia Joslin was awarded the 2018 Charles J. Epstein Trainee Awards for Excellence in Human Genetics Research from the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG).  Additionally, she won the overall award among 9 finalist oral presentations at the 2018 ASHG National Meeting.  Well done Amelia!

Grad student Daniel Ruiz first author on study linking endocrine disrupters to racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic health disparities


Daniel Ruiz (Committee on Molecular Metabolism and Nutrition) is the first author on a study in Diabetes Care linking exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals to disparities in diabetes rates among Latino, African-American, and low-income individuals.

BSD's Quantitative Biology Bootcamp awarded NSF funding


UChicago Biosciences' distinctive Quantitative Biology Bootcamp at MBL, now in its third year, has been awarded funding through the National Science Foundation (NSF). The award is part of the NSF's Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) program. IN 2017, IGE funded ten projects that "pilot, test and validate" new methods in graduate education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

BSD faculty receive named, distinguished service professorships


Professors Daniel A. Arber (Pathology), Bana Jabri (Committee on Immunology, Committee on Molecular Metabolism and Nutrition), Carole Ober (Human Genetics; Genetics, Genomics and Systems Biology), and Louis Philipson (Committee on Molecular Metabolism and Nutrition) have all received named, distinguished service professorships in 2018.