This summer, 10 undergraduate students performed research at the forefront of advanced imaging and microscopy technologies through the “Discoveries in Bioimaging” Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU). Funded by the National Science Foundation, the 10-week program, which ended Aug. 4, allowed the students to experience life as a graduate student.
Mostafa Yourdkhani, a postdoctoral research associate in the Autonomous Materials Systems (AMS) Group, recently received first place in the “Science as Art” contest sponsored by the Materials Research Society.
Zahra Mohaghegh is helping position Illinois to become a global leader in socio-technical risk analysis.
Researchers at the Beckman Institute are investigating the efficacy of topical dermatological medications through noninvasive imaging technologies that track changes at the molecular level more quickly than previously possible.