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Elizabeth Maher

LAS graduate student receives Spencer fellowship

Congrats to Elizabeth Maher of @HistUIC on being selected as one of the recipients of the @Spencer_Fdn. The fellowship will allow her to finish her dissertation on the history of autism in the…

Roy Plotnick

A Fossil Mystery, Solved by a Spin

Roy Plotnick of EaEs turned an Essexella specimen upside down while doing research. Immediately, the seemingly amorphous blob’s true identity began to take shape. “Scientists published the first detailed scientific description of the…

Yury Polikanov, Nora Vázquez-Laslop and Alexander Mankin

UIC scientists explore powerful new antibiotic

UIC scientists, including our very own Yury Polikanov of Biological Sciences, explore a dual-action antibiotic that could combat bacterial resistance🔬. “Polikanov’s group, which specializes in structural biology, studied how these drugs interact with…

Misty Huacuja-LaPointe

Celebrating Excellence: Rising Star Award Recipient

Congratulations to LAS Director of Pre-Health Advising, Misty Huacuja-LaPointe, who has been awarded the Rising Star Award by the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions for her exceptional leadership in pre-health…

Marcus Michelen

Marcus Michelen receives NSF CAREER award for 2024-29

Congratulations to Marcus Michelen of the Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science on receiving the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award for his groundbreaking work in “Analytic and High-dimensional Methods in…