Upcoming Events

Research on the Health and Well-Being of African American Men: Emerging Issues and Research Best Practices

Sponsor/Host: UIC Center for Clinical and Translational Science
Location: College of Nursing Event Center
Address: 845 S Damen, 3rd Floor
Email: [email protected]

This free workshop is designed to provide an overview of African American men’s health, as well as discuss emerging issues, and research best practices with regards to recruitment and retention, measurement, and community engagement in this population. Students, post-doctoral researchers and scholars in Chicago conducting research specifically on African American and Black men are encouraged to attend.

Registration Required
Questions? Contact Raymond Ruiz at [email protected]

Presented by the CCTS Recruitment, Retention & Community Engagement Program, Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy, the Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC) & the Third Coast Center for AIDS Research.  


Gary Kruh Cancer Research Symposium and Student Poster Competition

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Breakthroughs in the 21st Century, A Focus on How Science Has Driven New Cures

Friday, May 4
9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Student Center West
Thompson Room, Second Floor
828 S. Wolcott Ave.

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The day will include a program of featured guest speakers, followed by a panel discussion and student poster competition.

Poster contest submissions due by Friday, April 6, 2018
All attendees must register by Friday, April 27
Lunch will be provided.

Questions? Contact us at 312-413-5598, or [email protected]

This annual event brings together cancer researchers, faculty and students, and is named for the former University of Illinois Cancer Center director, Dr. Gary Kruh, who specialized in the treatment of patients with lung cancer. His research focused on understanding the molecular mechanisms that enable cancer cells to resist chemotherapy agents.


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Faculty Professional Development Workshop: Clear and Effective Manuscript Writing

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Sponsor/Host: UIC Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)
Location: College of Pharmacy Building Room 134-3
Address: 833 S. Wood St.
Email: [email protected]

Faculty Professional Development Workshop

Clear and Effective Manuscript Writing

Susan J. Marriott, PhD

Professor, Virology and Microbiology

Baylor College of Medicine

Founder, BioScience Writers

Researchers recognize that publication is the primary means of disseminating their research findings and is also a critical part of career advancement. This workshop is intended for UIC faculty who want to enhance their written communication skills to facilitate publishing in high impact journals. It will offer practical training in clear and effective research writing that will enable participants to more efficiently prepare successful manuscripts for top tier international journals.


Friday, May 18, 2018



College of Pharmacy Building

Room 134-3

833 S. Wood St.

Chicago, IL 60612


Contact Jaclyn Jackson at [email protected] or 312/413-5429.

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) is supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health, through Grant UL1TR002003. The content is solely the responsibility of the presenters and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.