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Douglas Mitchell Recipient of the National Fresenius Award

He is being honored for his contributions toward the mechanistic understanding and reengineering of natural product biosynthesis.

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Paul Hergenrother Recognized with a 2016 Innovation Transfer Award

Award honors a person whose research has resulted in either a discovery or a work with the potential for significant societal impact.

Tiny Electronic Implants Monitor Brain Injury, Then Melt Away

John Rogers and collaborators have developed tiny implantable brain sensors that dissolve away when they are no longer needed.

The small sensor connects to an embeddable wireless transmitter that lies on top of the skull. Photo courtesy of John A. Rogers

Steven Zimmerman receiving the award

Steven Zimmerman Receives 2015 Larine Y. Cowan Make a Difference Award for Leadership in Diversity

Professor Zimmerman was honored for his advocacy in advancing diversity at Illinois.

Old drugs, new tricks: Medications approved for other uses also have antibiotic action

The research groups of Oldfield and Gennis have found that a number of drugs approved to treat various conditions also have antibiotic properties.

Pictured, from left: research scientist Lici A. Schurig-Briccio, graduate students Noman Baig and Boo Kyung Kim, professor Robert B. Gennis, postdoctoral researcher Xinxin Feng, professor Eric Oldfield and graduate student Tianhui Zhou.

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