» RFA: Postdoctoral Awards (rev. 12/02/15)
» RFA: HTS Supplemental Grant Program
» RFA: Catalyst Awards (rev. 02/08/16)
» RFA: Exploratory Workshops (rev. 06/04/15)
The mission of the Chicago Biomedical Consortium is to stimulate collaboration among scientists at Northwestern University, the University of Chicago, and the University of Illinois at Chicago that will transform research at the frontiers of biomedicine.
Upcoming Winter/Spring 2016 Application Deadlines
» Postdoctoral Research Grant Program:
January 29, 2016 (LOI) and February 12, 2016 (Application)
» Exploratory Workshops Program:
March 11, 2016
» Catalyst Award:
May 13, 2016
» HTS Supplemental Grant Program:
May 27, 2016
Volume 16, December 2015
Increased Funding and New Deadlines for 2016 CBC Award Programs
Chicago Synthetic Antibody Pipeline
Supported by a CBC Lever Award, the Chicago Synthetic Antibody Pipeline (CSAP) is now open to the CBC community. CSAP is a high throughput pipeline designed to produce the next generation of affinity reagents: customized synthetic antibodies (sABs). CBC researchers can nominate protein antigens as targets for sAB generation using existing technology.
University of Chicago Graham School Launches Master of Science Degree in Biomedical Informatics
Globus Genomics for Core Labs
Three CBC Scientists Join Forces to Develop Exceptional-Quality Antibodies Displaying an Unprecedented Mode of Action
February 9, 2016
Congratulations to three CBC researchers, Shohei Koide and Alex Ruthenburg of The University of Chicago, and Neil Kelleher of Northwestern, who are three senior authors on a collaborative report that was just published in PNAS: “Antigen clasping by two antigen-binding sites of an exceptionally specific antibody for histone methylation.” The paper describes a novel mechanism of a set of exceptionally high-quality antibodies for epigenetics research that the team has developed and meticulously characterized.
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Researchers Pinpoint Place where Cancer Cells May Begin
January 22, 2016
Congratulations to a CBC Scholar Nicolás Peláez, who is the first author of the study, titled "Dynamics and heterogeneity of a fate determinant during transition towards cell differentiation" which was recently published in the journal eLIFE. Nicolás is a Ph.D. candidate in interdisciplinary biological sciences working with Professors Amaral and Carthew at Northwestern.
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CBC Announces 2015 Spring Round HTS Awards
December 8, 2015
The CBC is pleased to announce that two HTS Awards were made in 2015 Spring application round.
Today in Chicago
TODAY is Saturday, February 13, 2016
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upcoming symposia & workshops
February 23, 2016
Commercial Strategy for Startups: CIMposium
February 25, 2016
How We Treat Cancer
April 20, 2016
NU Center for Molecular Innovation and Drug Discovery (CMIDD)
20th Annual Drug Discovery Symposium
May 12, 2016
NU Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center
22nd Annual Alzheimer Day
May 13, 2016
UChicago Department of Neurology
9th Annual Chicago Symposium on Translational Neuroscience - Ion Channels and Neurological Disease