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It really all began thanks to Dr. Edison Liu’s sabbatical. At least, this is how Colleen Bushell, senior research scientist at the University of Illinois’ Applied Research Institute (ARI), explains her visual analytics team’s leap into the genomic and medical data...

In 2014, the Mayo Clinic and Illinois Alliance awarded seed funding to fourcollaborative research teams to address three grand challenges related tobiomarker discovery. Two projects have reached their conclusion within theseed program, and the Mayo Clinic and Illinois investigators are now...

Beginning in fall 2016, this fellowship gives two years of support for University of Illinois graduate students conducting research on new technologies and clinical tools aimed at advancing individualized medicine. Areas of interest include high performance computing...

This spring, the Mayo Clinic and Illinois Alliance launched a new graduate fellowship program. The Fellowships for Technology-Based Healthcare Research will provide a unique opportunity for PhD students to work on a collaborative project between Mayo Clinic and Illinois with one year of the...

KBase enables researchers to collaboratively generate,test, and share newhypotheses about geneand protein functions.

Biomedical informatics, or bioinformatics, is an umbrella term for all the biological studies that utilize computer programming as part of their methodology. It combines computer science, statistics, mathematics, and engineering to interpret biological data.

If you have been involved with the Alliance in any way, no doubt you have interacted with Maggie on some level. Here’s a bit of insight into Maggie’s background and how she supports Alliance students and researchers in the clinical research space.

Computational Genomics Course immerses participants in this emerging field.

Alliance connects clinical and translational research opportunities for lllinois Department of Community Health PhD students.

Study lays groundwork for connecting vaginal microbiome abnormalities to pregnancy complications.

Meet Nicholas Chia, PhD, University of Illinois postdoc fellow turned associate director of Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine's Microbiome Program and Department of Surgery consultant. 

The Mayo Clinic and Illinois Alliance has awarded funding to these four collaborative research proposals that originated from teh Biomarker Discovery Workshop earlier this year. Each project addresses on of the three challenges.