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    • Facing Biases 

      Weidner, Arin (2015)
      Healthcare providers have biases which inform the treatment options their patients receive. These biases come from patient race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, and health status. Motivational Interviewing (MI) is ...
    • Fat! In the right places! 

      Keskar, Vandana (2009)
      The focus of my dissertation research has been to develop a highly macroporous tissue engineering scaffold that would enable stem cell viability and differentiation. The stem cells used in my project are human mesenchymal ...
    • Fight/Flight 

      Tantipathananandh, Chayant (2013)
      This image was captured in Kenya during a field trip as part of a course in computational ecology, which is an interdisciplinary collaboration between the Department of Computer Science at UIC and the Department of Ecology ...
    • Firing for the World 

      Xu, Wenpeng (2018)
      This image depicts the debris of a 12th-century dragon kiln at Dehua in Southeast China. Thousands of porcelain shards and broken saggars on the site reveal an industrial scale of porcelain production in the preindustrial ...
    • Flawless Crystals of a Biofuels Catalyst 

      Dodd, Dylan (2011)
      Determination of the three dimensional structure of a protein at atomic scale resolution is the ‘holy grail’ for biochemists who wish to understand how a protein functions. To determine the structure, one must first ...
    • Follow the Stones: Explorations in the High Andes 

      Reid, David (2016)
      My studies at UIC have led me to explore ancient road networks and caravan routes in the high Andes of southern Peru. This photo, taken at 13,450 feet above sea level, captures a number of apachetas, or stone cairns that ...
    • Formation and corrosion of a 410 SS/ceramic composite. 

      Ebert, W.L.; Chen, X.; Indacochea, J.E. (Elsevier, 2016-11-01)
      This study addressed the possible use of alloy/ceramic composite waste forms to immobilize metallic and oxide waste streams generated during the electrochemical reprocessing of spent reactor fuel using a single waste form. ...
    • From Photon to Electricity 

      Tchernookova, Boriana (2011)
      My research at UIC focuses on the visual system of vertebrates, skate and catfish in particular. My goal is to gain a better understanding of how the retina processes visual information, which starts as a photon of light ...
    • Frozen in Time 

      Wallace, Katrine (2011)
      "My dissertation was a clinical study performed at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and is focused on finding nutritional and lifestyle risk factors for prostate cancer among older African American men. The study collected ...
    • A Fruit Fly's Life 

      Becker, Marissa (2016)
      Our lab focuses on the tiny. We collect small volumes of samples and analyze them for amino acids, peptides, and other important chemicals. Drosophila melanogaster, also known as the fruit fly, is an extraordinary animal. ...
    • Future UIC CUPPA Hall and Master Gateway 

      Dabrowski, Matthew (2009)
      The UIC Master Gateway Plan for UPP 551, Physical Planning II, includes the existing CUPPA Hall, the CTA/Peoria Street Bridge, and the vacant field at the northwest corner of Harrison Street and Halsted Street. The feature ...
    • A galloylated dimeric proanthocyanidin from grape seed exhibits dentin biomodification potential 

      Phansalkar, R.S.; Nam, J.W.; Chen, S.N.; McAlpine, J.B.; Napolitano, J.G.; Leme, A.; Vidal, C.M.; Aguilar, T.; Bedran-Russo, A.K.; Pauli, G.F. (Fitoterapia, 2015-03)
      Grape seeds are a rich source of polyphenols, especially proanthocyanidins (PACs), and are also known for the presence of galloylated oligomeric PACs (OPACs). The present study focuses on the phytochemical methodology for ...
    • Gender fluidity in correlation to spatiality 

      Granja, Xabier (2011)
      "My research is based on a psychoanalytical approach to gender. Despite constant attempts by patriarchal societies to enclose gender dynamics in rigid, abstract masculine/feminine categories, numerous scholars have exposed ...
    • Getting in Touch with the Data 

      Nishimoto, Arthur (2014)
      Large scalable resolution display walls are a growing environment for multiple researchers to view and understand large amount of data spread. Many techniques have been developed to interact in this environment. While ...
    • Glacier Hopping 

      Alsip, Benjamin (2015)
      Atop Canada Glacier where it meets Taylor Valley in Antarctica, Maciej Obryk (right) and myself were aided by a mountaineer, Thomas Nylen (left), in maintaining a Long Term Ecological Research Network (LTER) meteorological ...
    • Glowing Koi of Cancer Cells 

      Chen, Cheng-Fen (2011)
      My project focused on the regulation of DNA Topoisomerase II (Top2) protein, one of the important targets for anticancer drugs. Top2 inhibitors can bind to Top2-DNA complex in cancer cells and inhibit their proliferation. ...
    • Gomerulus & Podocytes 

      Perazza, Gabriela (2011)
      This is a painting representation of a Scanning Electron Microscope image (of about 5,000x) of the glomerulus, podocytes and glomarular filtrates of the kidneys created in Adobe Photoshop. A glomerulus is a capillary tuft ...
    • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (or the future of Chicago Housing) 

      Rucins, Janet (2009)
      This image was taken at a review presentation of a research which was the 1st part of a Graduate Architecture housing studio program. The goal of this research was aimed at looking at successful housing projects across ...
    • Gradient City 

      Peternel, Dominic (2009)
      This is an urban proposal that seeks to resolve Chicago’s South Loop expansion. The proposal thrives on the existing Chicago grid as an inherent organizer and attempts to redefine Chicago zoning codes by pairing density ...