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Martin Burke photoMartin Burke has been named a 2017 University Scholar, honoring his pioneering research in molecular prosthetics and his role in developing the Carle Illinois College of Medicine. LAS News.
Marley Dewey (left) and Aleczandria Tiffany (right) photoHarley graduate students, Marley Dewey and Aleczandria Tiffany are researching how 3D-printed biomaterials can be used to reinforce mineralized collagen scaffolds to eventually perfect skull repair in injured soldiers. Beckman Institute News.
David Flaherty photoBrendan Harley photoDavid Flaherty and Brendan Harley have each received a College of Engineering Dean's Award for Excellence in Research. ChBE News.
Harley Brendan photoBrendan Harley is the recipient of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences 2017-2018 Dean's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. ChBE News.
Jonathan Sweedler photoJonathan Sweedler was awarded a 2018 Pathway to Stop Diabetes research grant. His research project title is "Unraveling Diabetes Progression a Cell at a Time". American Diabetes Assoc. article
Kenneth Hernandez-Burgos photoKenneth Hernández-Burgos, a postdoc collaborating with Joaquín Rodríguez-López and Jeffrey Moore was interviewed for a Beckman Institute article. Beckman Institute News.
Jinwoo Cheon photoJinwoo Cheon (PhD '93, Girolami), is a Madhuri and Jagdish N. Sheth International Alumni Award for Exceptional Achievement recipient. This annual U of I award is given to a distinguished international Illinois alum who has helped to better their own nation or the world through their contributions to government, humanity, science, art or human welfare. U of I News.
Professor Ying Diao and graduate student Hyunjoong Chung photoYing Diao and graduate student Hyunjoong Chung are members of a team that has identified a mechanism that triggers shape-memory in organic crystals used in plastic electronics. U of I News.
Jeffrey Moore photoJeffrey Moore was named a Stanley O. Ikenberry Endowed Chair, among the most distinguished honors on the campus. U of I News.
Wilfred van der Donk photoIn collaboration with the Drennan group at MIT, graduate student Emily Ulrich and Prof. Wilfred van der Donk report the molecular basis for methane formation in the oceans in Science. MIT News.

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