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2019 Fall Cohort Selected for the George Shultz Innovation Fund

Four companies will move on to the fall finals of the 2019 George Schultz Innovation Fund.
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UChicago-supported Startup, SnapGene, Takes Next Step with Acquisition Announcement

SnapGene, a leading molecular biology software company based in Hyde Park, which announced it has been acquired by Insightful Science.
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UChicago Invests $300,000 in Groundbreaking New Immunotherapy Startup Founded by University Professor as Part of $22 Million Series A

Pyxis Oncology is the sixth recipient of a venture investment from the UChicago Startup Investment Program.
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Microbiome Research Symposium Highlights Potential of Research-backed Startups to Impact Patient Care

Scientists, faculty, entrepreneurs and researchers gathered at UChicago’s Microbiome Research Symposium on April 16 at the Logan Center for the Arts.

UChicago Innovation Fest Begins May 1

UChicago Innovation Fest, the University’s annual celebration of pioneering discovery and entrepreneurial endeavors, will kick off Wednesday, May 1.
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UChicago Microbiome Startup Making Strides in Life Sciences Accelerator IndieBio

BiomeSense is spending the next couple of months in San Francisco as part of IndieBio’s current accelerator class.
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2019 Spring Cohort Selected for the George Shultz Innovation Fund

The Polsky Center has announced the four companies moving on to the spring finals of the 2019 George Shultz Innovation Fund.
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Polsky Center Announces Spring 2019 I-Corps Program Cohort

The Polsky Center has announced the latest cohort of the Polsky I-Corps program.
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Polsky Center’s Life Science Launchpad Partners with Faculty to Launch Startups

In 2014, the Bunning Food Allergy Professor Cathryn Nagler and her team discovered a potential treatment for food allergies.
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How Gut Microbes are Joining the Fight Against Cancer

The intestinal microbiome seems to influence how well some cancer drugs work. But is the science ripe for clinical trials? Read the full article here >>

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