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Researchers including, from left, graduate student Valeria Sanabria Guillen, research scientist Sung Hoon Kim, researcher Kathy Carlson, chemistry professor John Katzenellenbogen, research specialist Yvonne Ziegler, and molecular and integrative physiology professor Benita Katzenellenbogen developed new drug agents to inhibit a pathway that contributes to cancer. The compounds killed cancer cells and reduced the growth of breast cancer tumors in mice.
Posted January 14, 2020
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Scientists have developed new drug compounds that thwart the pro-cancer activity of FOXM1, a transcription factor that regulates the activity of dozens of genes. The new compounds...
Detail of Alma Mater sculpture showing a hand on hip.
Posted January 10, 2020
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The Graduate College is pleased to announce the awardees of the Fall 2019 Graduate College Dissertation Travel Grant and Master’s Project Travel Grant. “It’s exciting to see the...
Graduate student Lucas Buccafusca looks for ways to improve the efficiency of wind farms. He had a key insight on a foggy day near a wind farm in central Illinois.
Posted January 6, 2020
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — On a gusty October day, I find myself staring at my wind turbine-simulation results. I take a sip of coffee and smile: The results validate a promising hypothesis. My research...

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