• Commensal Bacteria Protect Against Food Allergen Sensitization
  • Lin, Chew, Chockanathan & Rust
  • Jack Gilbert and the Home Microbiome Project
  • October Stranger Colleagues
  • Metazoan Regulation
  • A Comprehensive Nuclear Receptor Network for Breast Cancer Cells
  • Studying the Microbiology of the Indoor Environment
  • Blair Banner
  • Gene Dosage Tips Balance for Cancer in Flies and Humans

News

Dionysios Antonopoulos Named Chair-Elect

Dionysios Antonopoulos Named Chair-Elect

IGSB core investigator, Dionysios Antonopoulos, has been named ChairElect of the American Society for Microbiology’s Microbial Ecology Section. Dr. Antonopoulos’ research focuses on microbial ecology and using metagenomic enabled approaches to study communities of microbes in a variety of environments.

IGSB Paper Highlighted in Nature Reviews Genetics Journal

IGSB Paper Highlighted in Nature Reviews Genetics Journal

A recent Nature Communications paper, “Widespread Genetic Epistasis Among Cancer Genes” by IGSB scientists Wang, Fu, McNerney and White merited a significant advances profile in a “Research Highlights: Leveraging Functional Data For Driver Genes” story in the January 2015 issue of Nature Reviews Genetics.

IGSB Core Member Recognized by Crain’s “40 Under 40”

IGSB Core Member Recognized by Crain’s “40 Under 40”

IGSB Core Member Jack Gilbert was honored by Crain’s Chicago Business as a proven leader in his field. Previous winners before their 40th birthday include Barack Obama, Nate Silver, and Kevin White.

National Cancer Institute Contract

National Cancer Institute Contract

With a contract with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), IGSB Core Investigator Robert Grossman will be Director of the Genomic Data Commons (GDC). This initiative will establish the nation’s most comprehensive computational facility to collect, standardize, store, and disseminate genomic information gathered by NCI. The GDC will provide an interactive system to expand access for scientists around the country, speed up collaborative research on projects at all scales, and lead to faster discoveries about cancer.

BIG DATA EXHIBITION PLANNING GRANT FUNDED

BIG DATA EXHIBITION PLANNING GRANT FUNDED

NIH funding to develop a Big Data traveling exhibition for science museums and schools was received as a result of a 1-year supplemental grant produced by IGSB Education & Outreach Director Barry Aprison for the Genes and Addiction NIDA Center for GWAS in Outbred Rats project. Abraham Palmer is PI of the NIDA Center program.

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