BSD specific guidance on COVID-19


The health, safety and well-being of our BSD community, on and off-campus, is our top priority. We will continue to update the community regularly to keep you informed. Information on BSD-specific resources can be found here. Also please continue to consult the University and University of Chicago Medicine guidance as appropriate.

Domenick Kennedy Awarded an F32 Fellowship


Domenick Kennedy, a postdoctoral fellow in Marcus Clark Lab, was awarded an F32 fellowship entitled “BRWD1 and the molecular regulation of humoral immunity”. Domenick also received a perfect score on his fellowship application. Congratulations Domenick!

Akinola Olumide Emmanuel publishes paper in Nature Immunology


Graduate Student Akinola Olumide Emmanuel, paper titled " TCF-1 and HEB cooperate to establish the epigenetic and transcription profiles of CD4+CD8+ thymocytes" was published in the November 2018 issue of Nature Immunology. Akinola Olumide Emmanuel was a graduate student in Fotini Gournari lab. You can view the entire article here.

Graduate Student Christine Miller Awarded NIH F30

Congratulations Christine!

"Christine Miller, a graduate student in Peter Savage Lab, was awarded an NIH F30 fellowship entitled “Specificity and function of memory-phenotype CD8+ T cells in the tumor environment”.

Three UChicago scientists earn NIH grants to pursue innovative research


Three University of Chicago scientists each have been awarded $1.5 million grants over five years from the National Institutes of Health in support of their innovative, high-impact biomedical research.

BSD'S Quantitative Biology Bootcamp awarded NSF funding


UChicago Biosciences' distinctive Quantitative Biology Bootcamp at MBL, now in its third year, has been awarded funding through the National Science Foundation (NSF). The award is part of the NSF's Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) program. IN 2017, IGE funded ten projects that "pilot, test and validate" new methods in graduate education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

COI member Bana Jabri receives named, distinguished service professorship


Bana Jabri, MD, PhD, has been named the Sarah and Harold Lincoln Thompson Professor in the Department of Medicine and the College.

A Band of Scientists


The doctor is at work. He is relaxed yet focused as the team around him comes together like a well-oiled machine.

Thomas Gajewski begins confidently, his hands measured and his fingers sure. In short order, three others step up, including colleague Jason Luke, none of them missing a beat.

Before too long, the whole team is engaged, by turns coming to the fore or falling back, waiting for cues to play their part or handing off to others as needed.