Biomedical consortium shares powerful research tools

By: 
Sharon Parmet
Post date: 
November 11, 2014

UIC will purchase powerful new tools for research with its share of $3 million from the Chicago Biomedical Consortium that allows the consortium’s three university members to obtain — and share — high-impact, next-generation scientific equipment. Through the consortium’s Open Access Initiative, researchers at UIC, University of Chicago and Northwestern University can use each other’s core-facility instrumentation at no additional “outsider” cost. 

“The CBC funding will help strengthen and expand our research capabilities by allowing us to add to an already robust array of equipment available not only to UIC researchers, but also to our colleagues at Northwestern and University of Chicago through the Open Access Initiative,” said Mitra Dutta, vice chancellor for research. 

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