News Archive

2016

December 15, 2016

VizLab 2016 Science Imaging Challenge

Congratulations to Matt Gelber for being a finalist in the School of Chemical Science's VizLab 2016 Science Imaging Challenge!!

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December 12, 2016

Agilent Thought Leader Award Announcement

Agilent Technologies Inc. today announced that Dr. Rohit Bhargava has received an Agilent Thought Leader Award in recognition of his pioneering work in the development of infrared spectroscopic imaging, and its application to life sciences research.

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September 9, 2016

Founder Professor in Bioengineering

Rohit Bhargava named Founder Professor in Bioengineering by the College of Engineering.

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August 2016

TiMe Fellowship

Seth Kenkel has been selected as a trainee for the new NIH-supported Tissue Microenvironment training program. Congratulations, Seth!

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June 16, 2016

Improving Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Beckman Insitute Postdoctoral Fellow Tomasz Wrobel featured for his research with chemical imaging for prostate cancer diagnostics.

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May 16, 2016

Bhargava Named Director of the Cancer Community @ Illinois

Dr. Rohit Bhargava named as Director of the Cancer Community @ Illinois for 3 years, after being its long-time faculty coordinator.

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May 2, 2016

Nadine Barrie Smith Memorial Fellowship

Saumya Tiwari is selected as the Nadine Barrie Smith Memorial Fellowship recipient. Congratulations Saumya!

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April 15, 2016

Bhargava Lab Receives Funding for Cancer Imaging

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health has awarded a new four-year grant of more than $1.6 million to Beckman researchers for the development of innovative cancer imaging.

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2015

October 2015

BRAIN Initiative Grant Awarded

Sweedler, Gillette and Bhargava awarded BRAIN Initiative grant to develop new cross-disciplinary tools for brain characterization at the cellular level.

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June 2015

Carbon Nanoparticles you can Make at Home

Prabuddha Mukherjee and Rohit Bhargava, in collaboration with Dipanjan Pan and Santosh Misra, are involved in research to produce carbon nanoparticles that can be used for biomedical purposes

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May 2015

Graduate Cancer Program

Rohit Bhargava speaks at event announcing new graduate cancer program [“University of Illinois announces graduate cancer program” (willradio.tv.online)]; “University collaborates with Carle for Cancer Community program” (The Daily Illini).

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October 2015

Celebrating Blue Waters

Rohit Bhargava sits on panel at celebration of Blue Waters supercomputer [“Celebrating Blue Waters” (National Center for Supercomputing Applications); National Center for Supercomputing Applications Facebook page: Blue Waters].

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April 2015

2015 Beckman Graduate Fellow

Congratulations to Saumya Tiwari for being selected as a 2015 Beckman Graduate Fellow!

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April 2015

Engineering Freshman of the Year Award

Congratulations to Pierce Hadley for winning the University of Illinois Engineering Freshman of the Year Award, awarded at the Outstanding Contribution Award Banquet!

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April 2015

Cancer Documentary Trailer

Matthew Kole featured in cancer documentary trailer (see complete “Living With Cancer in Central Illinois” documentary:
Part 1: “Strategic Treatment”;
Part 2: “Seeking a Cure”;
Part 3: “Diagnoses & Decisions”).

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April 2015

Cancer Documentary Interview

Rohit Bhargava interviewed in documentary “Living with Cancer in Central Illinois”.

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March 2015

Stainless Biopsy Imaging

Prof. Bhargava led a group that uses infrared light to image biopsy samples without dyes or stains [“New technique paints tissue samples with light” (Illinois News Bureau); “Stain remover? New infrared technology ‘paints’ tissue samples with light” (Medical Daily); “Staining tissue with light” (Optics & Photonics News); “University of Illinois scientist develops new cancer tool” (India West)]

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March 2015

Tumor Microenvironment

Prof. Bhargava and team measure tumor microenvironments with chemical imaging to enable precision medicine for prostate cancer.

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March 2015

ASEE Outstanding Poster Award

Congratulations to Pierce Hadley, Mark Gryka, and Matt Gelber for winning the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Illinois-Indiana Section Outstanding Poster Award!

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March 2015

Induction into AIMBE

Rohit Bhargava to be inducted into the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).

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March 2015

New College of Medicine

U of I gets new College of Medicine for the first time in 60 years!

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February 2015

UI-Carle Medical School up for Academic Senate Vote

The campus Academic Senate is scheduled to vote on the proposal when it meets at 3:10 p.m. today, in what would be the first formal step toward approval for the plan.

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January 2015

QCL

Bhargava group works on quantum cascade lasers (QCLs) to push infrared imaging closer to the clinic.

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2014 & 2013

December 2014

Cancer Scholars Program

Through “Cancer Scholars,” Bhargava Pilots Challenge-Inspired Education Model.

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August 2013

2013 Prostate Cancer Highlights

A Novel Microscopy Technique for Better Prostate Cancer Detection and Prognosis

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