Current News & Archives 2021

The CBC Current News & Archives webpage lists CBC Announcements and News, Press Releases, Success Stories, posts from the Director’s Corner and Chicago Community Biotech & Entrepreneurship News, CBC Newsletters and articles that have been written about the CBC, “In the News,” all of which have been chronologically posted on the CBC homepage throughout the year.


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2021

May 4, 2021
NEWS
CBC Accelerator Awardee Presentations: Progress to Date & Pitch for Year 2 Funding
The Chicago Biomedical Consortium Accelerator Network (CBCAN) meeting was held virtually on Thursday, April 29th via ZOOM. Featuring Richard Silverman, NU and Karla Satchell, NU.
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May 4, 2021
NEWS
CBC COVID-19 Seminar Series – April Recap
The Chicago Biomedical Consortium (CBC) and the CBC COVID-19 Response Award recipients are hosting a series of monthly seminars during which our invited speakers will discuss ongoing SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 biomedical research. Featuring Savas Tay, UChicago.
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April 6, 2021
NEWS
CBC COVID-19 Seminar Series – Feb & Mar Recap
The Chicago Biomedical Consortium (CBC) and the CBC COVID-19 Response Award recipients are hosting a series of monthly seminars during which our invited speakers will discuss ongoing SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 biomedical research. Featuring Elizabeth McNally, NU and Emily Landon, UChicago.
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March 24, 2021
“IN THE NEWS”
Freeze-Dried vaccines that can rehydrate on demand
CBC awardee, Michael Jewett, NU, and a team of biochemical engineers offers a new solution for vaccine storage with the invention of a new method of vaccine production
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March 17, 2021
Success Story
Guillermo Ameer recognized for his contributions to science and technology
CBC awardee, Guillermo Ameer, NU, receives 2021 Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature and named to the Academy of Distinguished Chemical Engineers by the University of Texas at Austin.
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March 17, 2021
“IN THE NEWS”
SNA crosses the barrier
The novel spherical nucleic acid (SNA) drug, developed by Chad Mirkin and Alexander Stegh of Northwestern University for use against the deadly brain cancer, glioblastoma, is shown in early clinical trials to penetrate the blood-brain barrier and trigger the death of tumor cells in humans.
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February 11, 2021
NEWS
CBC Catalyst and Accelerator Award Information Zoom Webinar – Recap
CBC universities received up-to-date information regarding the Catalyst and Accelerator Award programs.
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