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The team includes, clockwise, from back left: molecular and integrative physiology professor Milan Bagchi, chemistry professor John Katzenellenbogen, visiting research scientist Ping Gong, molecular and integrative physiology professor Benita Katzenellenbogen, postdoctoral fellow Yiru Chen, research scientist Yuechao Zhao, and comparative biosciences professor CheMyong Ko.

New Drug Compounds Show Promise Against Endometriosis

A multi-disciplinary group that included John Katzenellebogen have developed compounds that show potential in treating a variety of disorders linked to estrogen signaling.

High School Student Miriam Ross Wins Innovators Award for Research on DNA Catalysts

Miriam Ross, a sophomore at University Laboratory High School in Urbana, has been recognized with a Celebrating High School Innovators Award for her research on DNA catalysts with Prof. Silverman.

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Martin Gruebele

Now Researchers Can See How Unfolded Proteins Move in the Cell

The Gruebele research group has developed a way to watch how unfolded proteins move through a cell using a fluorescent microscope and three-dimensional diffusion modeling.

SACNAS Chapter Receives Award

The local chapter of SACNAS received the SACNAS 2014 Outstanding Partnerships/Collaborations/Networks Award at their national meeting in Los Angeles, California.

2014 SACNAS National Conference local chapter photo
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Alumnus Peter Senter (PhD, 1981) Receives LAS Alumni Achievement Award

Dr. Senter is a recipient of a LAS Alumni Achievement Award for his breakthrough research in the use of antibodies to target cancer cells without destroying nearby healthy cells.

Team Discovers How Microbes Build a Powerful Antibiobic

In a study reported in Nature, the van der Donk and Nair groups discovered unexpected chemistry during the biosynthesis of the food preservative nisin.

photo Manuel Ortega, Wilfred van der Donk, Yue Hao, Satish Nair, Mark Walker

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