All bacteria

Tohru Yamada smiles while leaning next to a microscope.

April 1, 2024

UIC’s Yamada elected National Academy of Inventors fellow for cancer work

Professor has found new candidates for cancer therapy and imaging by studying bacterial proteins

Streptococcus bacteria

October 4, 2018

Building a public library of bacteria to facilitate drug discovery research

National Institutes of Health funds UIC research

June 12, 2018

East Meets West: How microbes affect athletic ability

Collaborators examine how diet, training and changes in the gut impact UIC swimmers

Michael Federle, Researcher of the Year

February 6, 2018

New compound may stop bacteria from causing sickness

UIC research sheds light on Streptococcus bacteria signaling

Chicago buildings in River North

June 12, 2017

Cleaner city beaches

UIC to expand rapid water testing at Chicago beaches

Michael Federle, Researcher of the Year

January 11, 2017

Manipulating signals in bacteria could reduce illnesses

Strep responsible for infections like meningitis, pneumonia

Jarrad Hampton-Marcell

July 12, 2016

East Meets West: Why are athletes strong and fast?

Doctoral student examines how gut bacteria affects athleticism

graphene ripples

July 11, 2016

Germs add ripples to make ‘groovy’ graphene

New nanomaterial conducts differently at right angles

December 8, 2015

UIC researchers help keep Chicago beaches safe for swimming

Researchers design filter system to protect Chicago beaches from E. coli

Nano-Electro-Robotic Device

April 7, 2015

Researchers create tiny robotic germ to test humidity

Nanobot could prevent food spoilage, keep space travelers safe

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