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June 30, 2021

Machine learning algorithm predicts how genes are regulated in individual cells

New models can help researchers identify key gene regulators in health and disease

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June 29, 2021

Survey measures whites’, Blacks’ views on American identity, guns, political violence

Finds considerable disagreement on the use of violence in certain settings

June 28, 2021

Next-generation sequencing of community-based COVID-19 samples to detect emerging variants

UIC researchers expand testing and study SARS-CoV-2 strains in Chicago’s Black, Latino neighborhoods

UIC PhD student and UIC undergrad alum, Nina Hike, who is a chem

June 22, 2021

College of Education Ph.D student named Presidential Award finalist for science teaching

The Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching is the nation’s highest honor for STEM teachers.

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June 17, 2021

Researchers discover foam ‘fizzics’

Breakthrough could improve production, application in a broad range of industries

Javier Reyes, UIC Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

June 16, 2021

Business dean and innovation leader named UIC provost

Dr. Javier Reyes, vice president of Start-up West Virginia and the Milan Puskar Dean of the John Chambers College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University, has been named provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at University of Illinois Chicago

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June 16, 2021

UIC project details history of urban displacement in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood

Features walking tours, interactive 3-D timelines, podcasts, artwork, photo essays, and storymaps

Vikas Berry

June 15, 2021

‘Wonder material’ can be used to detect COVID-19 quickly, accurately

Researchers show a graphene-based sensor can detect SARS-CoV-2

UIC students

June 15, 2021

UIC receives $40M donation, the largest single gift in school history, from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott

The University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago’s only public research university, […]

Amy Lasek

June 14, 2021

UIC research identifies potential pathways to treating alcohol use disorder, depression

Researchers find a link between STAT3 protein and alcohol withdrawal-related depression.