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Patent of the Week: Boosting the Microbiome to Prevent Infection

Many antibiotic-resistant infections in humans can be traced to food and animals due to the widespread use of antibiotics on farms. Because of this, there is an urgent need…
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Patent of the Week: In Search of a Universal Flu Vaccine

University of Chicago researchers, including Patrick Wilson, PhD, professor of medicine, UChicago Biological Sciences Division, have filed a patent for a panel of antibodies that neutralize a range of…
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Chain Reaction Innovations: Polsky Offers Special I-Corps Training to Argonne Teams

In May, the Polsky Center ran a special four-week program for Argonne’s Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI) accelerator. Six teams participated in this virtual I-Corps program, which included researchers from other…
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Polsky Supports 13 Teams in Spring Quarter I-Corps Cohort

The Polsky Center ran its National Science Foundation (NSF)-supported I-Corps program virtually during the Spring quarter and accepted the largest number of teams of any cohort managed to-date. Polsky supported…
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New Polsky Founders’ Fund Fellowship Cohort Announced

The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation has announced the 2020-21 Polsky Founders’ Fund Fellowship Cohort (PF3). PF3 is a resource available to any graduating University of Chicago student who…
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Patent of the Week: Improving the Performance of Antibody Fragments

Antibody fragments, including Fabs, which bind to immune response-triggering substances, or antigens, have demonstrated utility in various research and diagnostic applications. However, their structure limits their use, so researchers…
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Patent of the Week: A Specialized Antibody Library to Accelerate Drug Development

Researchers have developed a highly-optimized recombinant antibody phage-display library to accelerate drug development.
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From Idea to Impact // June 2020

Advancing early-stage research, 'supercharging' quantum computers, expanding industry relations, and driving innovation in Illinois

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