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  • 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 suppress tumor growth in human cells and in mouse models of several types of human breast cancer. The researchers report their findings in the journal...
  • 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 range of locations throughout the US and the world to which our students are venturing.  With research processes becoming increasingly global, it’s...
  • 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 focuses on the design and control of wind farms. Two key factors contribute to the power a wind turbine generates: the incoming wind velocity and how fast...
  • Posted: January 5, 2020
    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Congratulations to Jane Pyo, a doctoral student at the Institute of Communications Research, for winning a Dissertation Travel Grant from the University of Illinois Graduate College. She plans to travel to South Korea, her home country, and conduct interviews there. Pyo's project, "The politics of uncivil news comments:...
  • Posted: January 3, 2020
    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — While DNA sequencing is a useful tool for determining what’s going on in a cell or a person’s body, it only tells part of the story. Protein sequencing could soon give researchers a wider window into a cell’s workings. A new study demonstrates that nanopores can be used to identify all 20 amino acids in proteins, a major step...

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