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With a commitment to free and open inquiry, our scholars take an interdisciplinary approach to research that spans arts to engineering, medicine to education. Their work transforms the way we understand the world, advancing fields of study, and often creating new ones. Generating new knowledge for the benefit of present and future generations, UChicago research has had an impact around the globe, leading to such breakthroughs as discovering the link between cancer and genetics, establishing revolutionary theories of economics, and developing tools to produce reliably excellent urban schooling.

Research at UChicago (video) The University of Chicago

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With a commitment to free and open inquiry, our scholars take an interdisciplinary approach to research that spans arts to engineering, medicine to education. Their work transforms the way we understand the world, advancing fields of study, and often creating new ones. Generating new knowledge for the benefit of present and future generations, UChicago research has had an impact around the globe, leading to such breakthroughs as discovering the link between cancer and genetics, establishing revolutionary theories of economics, and developing tools to produce reliably excellent urban schooling.

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    Jacob J. Michaelson - Genes and Human Language - DNA Day 2016

    Jacob J. Michaelson - Genes and Human Language - DNA Day 2016

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    The second Annual DNA Day took place on Saturday, March 19th, 2016, in the atrium of the University of Chicago’s Gordon Center for Integrative Science. The event was sponsored by the National Institutes of Health Conte Center for Computational Neuropsychiatric Genomics, with the goal of promoting public awareness about molecular biology and DNA science.

    • 33 min
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    Alison M. Bell - Personality in Animals - DNA Day 2016

    Alison M. Bell - Personality in Animals - DNA Day 2016

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    The second annual DNA Day took place on Saturday, March 19th, 2016, in the atrium of the University of Chicago’s Gordon Center for Integrative Science. The event was sponsored by the National Institutes of Health Conte Center for Computational Neuropsychiatric Genomics, with the goal of promoting public awareness about molecular biology and DNA science.

    • 33 min
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    Danielle M. Dick - Translating Genetics Into Prevention/Intervention - DNA Day 2016

    Danielle M. Dick - Translating Genetics Into Prevention/Intervention - DNA Day 2016

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    The second annual DNA Day took place on Saturday, March 19th, 2016, in the atrium of the University of Chicago’s Gordon Center for Integrative Science. The event was sponsored by the National Institutes of Health Conte Center for Computational Neuropsychiatric Genomics, with the goal of promoting public awareness about molecular biology and DNA science.

    • 39 min
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    Arete: UChicago’s Research Accelerator

    Arete: UChicago’s Research Accelerator

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    UChicago’s research accelerator, Arete, helps faculty turn ideas into action. Arete was created in 2007 to support multidisciplinary research on campus. Faculty describe Arete’s customized approach in providing strategic thinking and praise Arete’s ability to garner institutional support and secure external funding for transformative research ideas.

    • 2 min
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    Complex Cellular Behavior and Engineering Novel Materials

    Complex Cellular Behavior and Engineering Novel Materials

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    The dynamics of living cells is providing inspiration for developing novel materials at UChicago.

    • 20 sec
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    ‘High Stakes Science: Pushing Boundaries’ Panel Discussion

    ‘High Stakes Science: Pushing Boundaries’ Panel Discussion

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    Scientists from UChicago, Argonne and Fermilab discuss the risks and rewards of participating in high-stakes science. The program took place on January 15, 2015, 6-9PM, at Wilson Hall, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. The discussion was moderated by Aaron Freeman, Comedian, Film Maker, Director, Teacher and Radio Commentator. Panelists were:
    - Juliane Bubeck Wardenbrug, MD, Associate Professor and Chief, Section of Critical Care, Departments of Pediatrics and Microbiology, University of Chicago
    - Joseph Kanabrocki, Associate Vice President for Research Safety, The University of Chicago; Member, National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity
    - Cynthia Boggs, Program Manager, Highly Enriched Uranium Transparency Program, Argonne National Laboratory
    - Richard Tesarek, Physicist and NOvA Deputy Project Manager, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

    • 1 hr 5 min

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