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Michelle M. Le Beau elected to the American Cancer Society Board of Directors

12/17/2018

The American Cancer Society has named Michelle M. Le Beau, PhD, director of the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center, to its board of directors, with a term beginning on Jan. 1, 2019.

Congratulations John Blischak - 2018 Winner of Nan Xiao Prize for Computational Reproducibility

12/17/2018

Congratulations  John Blischak (GGSB Alum) - 2018 winner of the "Nan Xiao prize for computational reproducibility"  for his leadership role in computational reproducibility in applications, and especially development of the R package workflow. 

Thanks to a generous gift from Human Genetics Alum Nan Xiao, the Department of Human Genetics is pleased to announce the establishment of the "Nan Xiao prize for computational reproducibility".

BSD makes GRE optional

08/08/2018

Joining the ranks of more than 60 institutions and graduate programmes across the United States, the Biological Sciences Division has cut a standard test from its graduate admissions requirements. The decision aims to boost the likelihood of admission for minority and female applicants by levelling the playing field.

The full story is on NatureJobs

Lindsey Montefiori, et. al, A promoter interaction map for cardioascular disease genetics eLife, July 10, 2018

07/17/2018

Lindsey Montefiori, et al., A promoter interaction map for cardioascular disease genetics eLife, July 10, 2018