blog postsShriyaa Mittal Receives Graduate College Dissertation Completion FellowshipMay 21, 2019 2:00 pm208 views The Graduate College’s Fellowship Board has completed its review of nominations for the 2019 Dissertation Completion Fellowship competition. Forty-five departments from across campus submitted a total of 78 nominations and, of those, 18 nominations from 18 departments were selected for awards. Biophysics and Quantitative Biology student Shriyaa Mittal was one of the 18 awardees.Shashank Pant Named 2019 Beckman Institute Graduate FellowMay 7, 2019 1:00 pm43 views Center for Biophysics and Quantitative Biology PhD candidate Shashank Pant was among seven graduate students named 2019 Beckman Institute Graduate Fellows.Biophysics Faculty Designs the First Artificial Catalyst to Reduce Sulfite with Similar Activity to the Natural EnzymeMar 13, 2019 3:15 pm87 views Mitigating the environmental damage caused by contaminants such as nitrate, perchlorate, arsenate, and other similar compounds has been historically hindered by scientists’ inability to reduce sulfite.Graduate Spotlight: Marcelo C. R. MeloMar 13, 2019 2:30 pm78 views Marcelo C. R. Melo has recently graduated with a doctoral degree from the Biophysics and Quantitative Biology program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.IBS Hosts Biophysics Graduate Research and Networking SymposiumNov 9, 2018 9:45 am157 views Students in Illinois’ Center for Biophysics and Quantitative Biology program gathered to showcase and share their research at the Biophysics Graduate Research and Networking Symposium on Tuesday, October 30th at the Illini Union. The event, hosted by the Illinois Biophysics Society (IBS), featured research poster presentations by graduate students, a scientific image contest, and presentations by faculty focused on their respective scientific journeys.Collaborative Paper Published by Professors Kai Zhang and Dipanjan PanSep 10, 2018 11:30 am53 views The labs of Professors Kai Zhang and Dipanjan Pan recently published a collaborative paper investigating the use of carbon dots with induced surface oxidation for imaging at single-particle level. The full paper is avaialble here. A Grad Student's Perspective on Planning a Networking EventMay 4, 2018 11:30 am86 views University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign graduate student Shriyaa Mittal shares her experience planning and hosting a Biophysical Society-sponsored networking event with five other graduate students. Biophysics Graduate Student Awarded a Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF)Apr 9, 2018 1:15 pm49 views Anda Trifan has been awarded a Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF). Created in the early 1990’s, the program was developed to meet the nation’s growing need for science and technology professionals with advanced computer skills. Congratulations, Anda!BiOP Graduate Student Receives National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRF)Apr 5, 2018 9:30 am31 views Kevin Cheng has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRF). Congratulations, Kevin!Emeritus Professor Leads Research in AIMar 5, 2018 3:00 pm55 views Molecular and Integrative Physiology Emeritus Professor Rhanor Gillette developed an artificially intelligent (AI) ocean predator. The “Cyberslug” reacts to food and responds to the real-life predator in the same way that the real predator reacts. The animal the cyberslug was based on is the slug Pleurobanchaea californica. READ MORE BiOP Graduate Student RecognizedFeb 27, 2018 9:30 am31 views Kevin Cheng has been selected for campus-wide recognition by the Graduate College Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI). Kevin will be presented a certificate of achievement at the upcoming DEI'S Celebrating Diversity, Recognizing Excellence ceremony and reception. Recipients are nominated by their units based on academic, teaching or service achievements. BIOP Prof named University ScholarFeb 2, 2018 11:00 am18 views Biophysics Professor Saurabh Sinha has been named University Scholar for 2018. He is one of six on the Urbana campus who are being recognized for their "excellence in teaching, scholarship and service". Congratulations, Saurabh!Lauterbur Honored PosthumouslyNov 10, 2017 9:30 am13 views The late Paul Lauterbur, has been inducted into the Engineering and Science Hall of Fame. Prof. Lauterbur was a member of the Biophysics faculty until his passing in 2007.Five Questions: Eric Johnson-ChavarriaOct 3, 2017 4:00 pm91 views Biophysics alum, Eric Johnson-Chavarria ('14) has just been appointed as a NIH-AAAS Science and Techology Policy Fellow for 2017. He took some time to answer a few questions for us.Nair InvestitureSep 8, 2017 8:00 am30 views Congratulations to our Director, Professor Satish Nair, on his investiture as the I.C. Gunsalus Professor in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences! The ceremony was held on September 5, 2017, in the Charles Miller Auditorium, CLSL.