The mission of the Chicago Biomedical Consortium (CBC) is to stimulate collaboration among scientists at Northwestern University, The University of Chicago, the University of Illinois at Chicago and others to accelerate discovery that will transform biomedical research and improve the health of humankind.
The CBC gratefully acknowledges support from the Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust.

August 14, 2017
CBC Invites New Catalyst Applications

The Fall 2017 Catalyst application round is now open and will close at 5PM on Friday, August 18, 2017.
▸ Catalyst RFA (rev. May 30, 2017)

June 21, 2017
Search for the CBC Associate Director for Translation Activities

The CBC has opened a search for the CBC Associate Director for Translation Activities (ADTA), who will be responsible for the day-to-day management of new Phase 2 programs. Applications will be accepted through September 1, 2017.
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August 11, 2017
success story
Big data yields surprising connections between diseases
CBC Lever Award (2012) to Andrey Rzhetsky (UChicago), Edwin Cook (UIC), and Richard Morimoto (NU).
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July 26, 2017
Members of the CBC Accelerator Network (CBCAN) discuss the new CBC Accelerator Award program at the second CBCAN meeting

The second CBCAN meeting took place on July 20, 2017 at the Prentice Women’s Hospital in downtown Chicago. Close to 90 people attended, including faculty and administration representatives of the three CBC universities, representatives of local industry such as AbbVie, Baxter, and Eli Lilly, biotech startups such as ClostraBio and Novalex Theurapeutics, additional companies including Shamrock Structures, and representatives of the local biomedical community, including members of MATTER, iBIO, PROPEL and Flavin Ventures.
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July 25, 2017
Computer model simulates sense of touch from the entire hand
CBC Catalyst Award (2013) to Lee Miller (NU) and Sliman Bensmaia (UChicago).
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Featured Events

15th Annual CBC Symposium
“Small Molecule Discovery”

DATE: Friday, November 17, 2017

September 12, 2017
Rosalind Franklin University
BioPathways Entrepreneurial Speaker Series:
Innovation in the Global Pharmacy

September 28, 2017
NU International Institute for Nanotechnology (IIN)
2017 IIN Symposium

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Chicago Biotech

Women in Bio (WIB): Third Annual Start-Up Challenge
Date: September 28, 2017
Location: MATTER

PROPEL: SBIR/STTR Grant Writing Workshop
Date: October 3-4, 2017
Location: MATTER

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