Polsky Center’s Innovation Fund Renamed to Honor George P. Shultz

The UChicago Innovation Fund will be renamed the George Shultz Innovation Fund in recognition of the honorable George P. Shultz.

Innovation Fund Invests $250,000 in Microbiome-based Startup

The University of Chicago Innovation Fund has announced plans to invest up to $250,000 into BiomeSense, a startup developing a fully-automated biosensor for low-cost, scalable microbiome testing. On Thursday, May…

The Lung Microbiome: Key to Respiratory Ills?

The word microbiome has become a catch term only in the past decade, but it refers to something as old as humanity itself: the diverse and unimaginably vast population of…

UChicago Startup Aims to Predict Behavior of Trillions of Microorganisms

A new University of Chicago startup is working to better predict the behavior of the trillions of microorganisms living inside the human body and harness them to treat disease. Gusto…

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