The course is typically open to Mayo Clinic students, physicians, scientists, fellows or residents enrolled in certain programs. Mayo Clinic made the opportunity available to U of I students as part of the Alliance’s effort to explore expanded educational and cocurricular opportunities in...

This year, 11 outstanding Illinois undergraduates participated in the SURF program. The fellows were given the opportunity to present their Mayo Clinic research projects and share their program experiences during a virtual celebration in September.

Researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have developed a new computational tool that can identify pathways related to diseases, including breast and prostate cancer, using single-nucleotide polymorphisms. SNPs, which refer to mutations in a person’s DNA, are the most common...


Illinois and Mayo Clinic collaborate to lead NIH funded Big Data to Knowledge Center of Excellence.

Coordinated Science Lab graduate student Zachary Stephens is changing the way medical experts examine and analyze this vast amount of DNA in the human body, ultimately contributing to the trajectory toward individualized medicine.

An interview with University of Illinois senior, Elena Wilson, about her internships at Mayo Clinic and the Yale School of Medicine.