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Researchers Engineer Bacteria To Create A Million New Chemicals For Drug Discovery

A new research study finds that this shotgun approach to drug discovery can be accelerated with the help of bacteria.

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2017 Silver Circle winner Julia Vaingurt

Julia Vaingurt is associate professor of Slavic and Baltic languages and literatures at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Our alumni are worldwide

Together the three universities in the U of I System have more than 722,000 living alumni contributing their talents in Illinois and across the globe.

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Researchers identify cheaper, greener biofuels processing catalyst

Research performed by the University of Birmingham and University of Illinois’ Prairie Research Institute may lead to fuels that are greener and more affordable,

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