Fourteen of Illinois' best and brightest undergraduates spent the summer of 2018 as research fellows at Mayo Clinic as part of the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF) program. The Alliance's commitment to this educational program continues to be a popular, competitive opportunity for...

A crowd of nearly 200 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign alumni and friends, as well as supporters and leaders from both Mayo Clinic and Illinois, gathered on September 11, 2018, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis to celebrate the Mayo Clinic and University of Illinois Alliance for...

When Zachary Stephens started his summer internship at Mayo Clinic in 2013, he was thrust into a world where solving big data challenges can lead to more individualized care for patients. 


It has been almost 20 years since the human genome was first sequenced, but researchers still know little about how the genome is folded up and organized within cells.

A new computational tool developed through a collaboration between the University of Illinois and Mayo Clinic combines multiple types of genomic information to make stronger predictions about what genomic features are associated with specific drug responses.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign researchers recently received a $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop a new assay technology that could determine the effectiveness of cancer drug treatments and aid in disease prognosis.