CCB Student Jill Rosenberg Designs Potential COVID-19 Treatment

Researchers at the University of Chicago, including CCB student Jill Rosenberg, have designed a completely novel potential treatment for COVID-19: nanoparticles that capture SARS-CoV-2 viruses within the body and then use the body’s own immune system to destroy them.

To design the...

Haley Dugan

Immunology student Haley Dugan is part of the Wilson lab team researching COVID-19 to protect against future threats

Immunology researchers isolate antibodies to treat and diagnose COVID-19

University of Chicago researchers have isolated SARS-CoV-2 monoclonal antibodies, which have the potential to both treat and diagnose COVID-19. Led by ...

Edwin (Chip) Ferguson, PhD, Appointed as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Congratulations to Edwin (Chip) Ferguson, PhD, for his appointment as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs!

His research at the University of Chicago has primarily focused on embryonic pattern formation in the fruit fly Drosophila. 

Dr. Ferguson has been recognized for excellence in...

Rahul Subramanian

E&E student analyzes asymptomatic COVID-19 spread

Graduate student Rahul Subramanian (Ecology and Evolution), in the lab of Mercedes Pascual, was the first author on a study published on Feb. 10 in the...

Olufunmilayo Olopade

GRIT Speaker Event Featuring Dr. Funmi Olopade

In celebration of Black History Month, the Graduate Recruitment Initiative Team (GRIT) will be hosting a discussion with Dr. Funmi Olopade on February 23rd at 4:00pm. Dr. Olopade (...

Shana Augustin

Eight UChicago Biosciences alums named inspiring Black scientists

Eight UChicago Bioscience alums, 6 PhDs and 2 Postdocs, have been named among 1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in Amercia in the Crosstalk Cell Press Blog. Avery D. Posey (...

Alexander Galluppi

Dean’s Outstanding Teaching Assistant Prize awarded to Alexander Galluppi


The 2019-2020 Dean’s Outstanding Teaching Assistant Prize for the best performance by a BSD graduate student who is TAing in fulfillment of the Divisional Teaching Requirement was awarded to...

Ecology & Evolution alum demonstrates value of urban ecology

Alumna Alison Anastasio, PhD (Ecology and Evolution, 2009) is featured in the Autumn edition of Medicine on the Midway:


BSD faculty and graduate students share their UChicago stories

Thank you to the faculty and graduate students of the Biological Sciences Division who participated in these video projects for sharing their unique connections to the University of Chicago.  

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