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Molecular Prosthetics to treat disease

Molecular prosthetics are small molecules that can replace missing proteins to treat diseases. Carle Illinois professor Martin Burke describes one that could treat anemia by replacing an iron transport protein.

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Conducting Research in Modern Society: Making Science Reproducible and Transparent

  • March 29, 2018
  • Beckman Institute Auditorium

This is an all day event to educate researchers about reproducibility and transparency in scientific studies.

When the Shooter is White: Race, Mental Illness, and the Politics of American Firearms

  • March 29, 2018
  • Levis Faculty Center, Room 300 (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)

This lecture is a part of the Medical Humanities at Illinois lecture series, and will take place from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

You Don’t Get Points for Novelty: Design Research for Health Care

  • March 29, 2018
  • NCSA Auditorium, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana

This event will take place from 4:00-5:00 p.m.