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comparative biosciences professor emerita Susan Schantz, left, and Megan Woodbury

A new study links increased use of acetaminophen during pregnancy – particularly in the second trimester – to modest but noticeable increases in problems with attention and behavior in 2-, 3- and 4-year-olds. The study…
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Dr. Jodi Flaws with students Justin Huff and Adira Safar

Three in Flaws Laboratory Earn Recognition

June 16, 2023 / Comparative Biosciences News

Dr. Jodi Flaws, professor of comparative biosciences, and two students who work in her laboratory recently received professional honors. The recognition came in the form of awards for Dr. Flaws and undergraduate student Adira Safar…
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Kambali Nagarajan

Congratulations to Post-Doctoral Fellows

May 09, 2023 / Comparative Biosciences News

Two post-doctoral fellows from the laboratory of Dr. Uwe Rudolph, head of the Department of Comparative Biosciences, were selected for recognition in the poster competition at the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB)…
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‘Making Young Mice Old’ … in a Matter of Three Weeks

April 26, 2023 / Comparative Biosciences News

In a paper recently published in PNAS Nexus, researchers from the Department of Comparative Biosciences at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign describe how they were able to inhibit the activity of a specific neuronal cell…
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Drs Annette McCoy, Kari Foss, Natasha Olby, and Peter Constable

College Research Day Highlights Students

April 21, 2023 / General News

The annual Research Day celebration at the College of Veterinary Medicine took place on April 19. Dr. Annette McCoy, associate professor of equine surgery, coordinated the event and served as master of ceremonies. She noted,…
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Dr. Wenyan Mei poses at the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Stop Making Cells: Study Advances Knowledge about Cell Regeneration

February 09, 2023 / Comparative Biosciences News

Dr. Wenyan Mei, in the Department of Comparative Biosciences, recently published a paper in the journal Nucleic Acids Research called “PTBP1 controls intestinal epithelial regeneration through post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression.” The work was done…
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Cover of the Proceedings from ICSVD 2022

Global Experts in Swine Viral Diseases Convene in Chicago

December 12, 2022 / General News

The 2022 NAPRRS/NC229 International Conference of Swine Viral Diseases, held December 2 through 4 in Chicago, Ill., attracted more than 170 participants. This is the premier conference for addressing viral disease threats facing pork production….
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