Cancer Community News
Cancer cells are seeded within a biomaterial hydrogel composed of gelatin and a gradated concentration of hyaluronic acid.
The Core Facilities at the Crle R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB) is a state-of-the-art resource for biological microscopy and image analysis. The core mission of the facility is to provide IGB faculty, as well as faculty from across campus with the tools and expertise to meet their imaging goals. In addition to providing technical assistance in acquiring and analyzing microscopy images the staff is also able to aid in designing and interpreting experiments.
- Phi Gamma Nu hosted its annual Compete for a Cure on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at the First and Stadium Play Field. Hundreds took part in friendly basketball and volleyball contests.
- The University recently established yet another collaboration with Carle Foundation Hospital. Cancer Scholars for Translational and Applied Research, or C*STAR, is a new graduate fellowship program within the Cancer Community at Illinois, which comes just weeks after the announcement of the Carle-Illinois College of Medicine. Carle President and CEO Dr. James C. Leonard, pictured, speaks to the audience at the April 23, 2015 announcement.
- Last week, the Cancer Community @ Illinois in partnership with Carle Cancer Center announced a new graduate program in cancer research. The Cancer Scholars for Translational and Applied Research (C*STAR) graduate educational program is currently accepting applicants and will begin in the fall.
- Announcements, events, and opportunities for members of the Cancer Community @ Illinois.