Bioengineering is proud to recognize the many awards for the Illinois Innovation Summit. The Interdisciplinary Innovation Initiative (In3) Program was launched in December, 2011 to stimulate innovations in interdisciplinary research and education across campus. A total of 50 proposals was submitted to the program in 2012, with a total budget request of more than $9.2 million. Proposals were reviewed and discussed in detail by the In3 Review Committee. A total of $1.86 million was awarded, with funding provided by the OVCR, the Beckman Institute, and the Colleges of Engineering and LAS.
I am pleased to announce that the following projects have been selected for funding (BIOE faculty underlined, affiliate italicized):
Jian Ma, Rohit Bhargava, Jiawei Han, Benita Katzenellenbogen, Wen-Mei Hwu, Deming Chen, Jay Kesan. Developing an Interdisciplinary Research Program in Cancer Genomics
Deana McDonagh, Stephen Boppart, Brian Ross, Ting Lu, Bruce Schatz. Interdisciplinarity + Innovation + Creativity = Brighter Future
Sheng Zhong, Taekjip Ha, Fei Wang. Model-based dissection of cell-fate decisions
Yi Lu, John Katzenellenbogen, Stephen Boppart, William Helferich, Jianjun Cheng, Wawrzyniec Dobrucki. Selective Agents for Multi-target and Multi-modal Cancer Imaging and Therapy