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A team including, from left, doctoral student Colleen McKenna, undergraduate student Elizabeth Poozhikunnel and  kinesiology and community health professor Nicholas Burd found that post-workout muscle building and repair is blunted in adults with obesity.
Posted September 7, 2018
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Obesity is associated with a host of health problems, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure. According to a new study reported in the Journal of...
Illinois researchers adapted CRISPR gene-editing technology to help a cell skip over mutated portions of genes.
Posted August 20, 2018
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — In a new study in cells, University of Illinois researchers have adapted CRISPR gene-editing technology to cause the cell’s internal machinery to skip over a small portion of a gene...
Posted July 31, 2018
The Graduate College is extremely pleased to announce that Professor Eboni Zamani-Gallaher has agreed to serve as Associate Dean of the Graduate College effective August 16, 2018. Dean Zamani-...


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