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.

Science spotlight

Finding Damaged DNA -- Needle in the Haystack

Congratulations to the CBC Catalyst Team: Jung-Hyun Min (UIC) and Chuan He (UChicago) on their recent publication in the January 6, 2015 issue of Nature Communications, “Kinetic gating mechanism of DNA damage recognition by Rad4/XPC.” Min and He received the Catalyst Award in the Fall 2011 Round for a project titled “Capturing Kinetically Labile Multiprotein Assemblies on DNA by Chemical Crosslinking.”
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January 13, 2015
Fall 2014 Postdoctoral Research Awards announced

The CBC is pleased to announce that 16 Postdoctoral Research Awards were made in 2014 Fall application round. The awarded projects will be conducted in the core facilities located at the three CBC universities. 
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January 13, 2015
CBC Announces 2014 Spring Round HTS Awards

The CBC is pleased to announce that two HTS Awards were made in 2014 Spring application round. The awarded projects will be conducted in the HTS facilities located at the three CBC universities.
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December 1, 2014
CIMposium: Moving Your Invention to Patients

Chicago Innovation Mentors (CIM) CIMposium, “Moving Your Invention to Patients,” was held November 20, 2014 at the Chicago Innovation Exchange (CIE) in Hyde Park. It was the first of 4 CIMposia planned for 2014-2015 and designed to focus on regulatory issues, requirements and steps necessary to move novel discoveries towards commercialization. 
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Postdoctoral Research Grant Application Deadline Extended

Postdoctoral Fellows who submitted Letters of Intent for the Spring 2015 Grant program may submit full applications beginning January 26. The application deadline has been extended to 5:00 pm, Wednesday, February 4, 2015.
(see Postdoctoral Research Grant RFA; revised Dec 2, 2014)

CIMposium on Regulatory Development

Connect with life sciences entrepreneurs, mentors and regulatory development experts at the regulatory development focused Chicago Innovation Mentors CIMposium on February 5th! To RSVP, click HERE.

CBC invites new Catalyst Award Applications

The CBC’s Catalyst Award program offers funding of up to $200K for one- or two-year new inter-institutional collaborative research projects. Spring 2015 Round online submission will open on February 23, 2015. Proposal submission deadline is 5pm, Wednesday, March 4, 2015.
(Catalyst RFA; revised Sept. 4, 2014)

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