- The National Science Foundation recently granted the University of Illinois $3 million for an interdisciplinary graduate student training program to help form new insight on the brain—and to expand participation in the field of brain science itself.
- Jonathan V. Sweedler, Professor of Chemistry and Director of the School of Chemical Sciences, received a NIH grant for his BRAIN Initiative: Integrated Multimodal Analysis of Cell and Circuit-Specific Processes in Hippocampal Function.
- Researchers at the Beckman Institute have received more than $2 million dollars over three years from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) BRAIN Initiative in order to develop an analytical platform that can lead to new insights in neuroscience and create diagnostic and therapeutic opportunities in treating neurological diseases.
Professor Jonathan Sweedler has been named to win this year’s Malcom E. Pruitt Award.
Jonathan Sweedler, Eiszner Family Chair in Chemistry and Director of the School of Chemical Sciences, has been named a permanent member of the Center for Advanced Study faculty.
Professor Jonathan Sweedler is part of a group of UI researchers led by Cell and Developmental Biology Professor Martha Gilette that have studied metabolism's effect on the body's circadian rhythm.
- "Seeking the D Isomer: Sensitive, downscaled techniques locate D-amino acids in single neurons and subcellular sites," is the Sept. 26th C & E News article describing the research of Jonathan Sweedler.
The research of Professor Jonathan Sweedler was featured in a UIUC News Bureau article.