Feature Article in GEN


Dr. Ricard Stien's article, "More Dynamic Protein Profiling" in the September 1, 2015 subscription of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News discusses the unexpected fndings of the Human Genome Project was that human chromosomes contain only 20,000–25,000 protein-encoding genes, fewer than had been anticipated, given the size of the genome. Subsequently, the Human Proteome Project was launched to explore the abundance and cellular distribution of the proteins and the interactions they orchestrate.

Full article can be view at http://cplc.illinois.edu/research/September_1_2015_GEN_Stein.pdf.




1/13/2014 Pete Danko

January 13, 2014 -- A net zero, 230,000-square-foot building is "unprecedented" and "unheard of," but ECE Illinois is building one on campus. The story quotes ECE Professor Phil Krein, who said the building "reflects the university?s sincere commitment to sustainable design while capturing the spirit of a department that?s always pushing the limits of technological innovation."