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Research in Progress | Chicago KUH FORWARD

When: Monday, July 22, 2024
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Terri Fraterrigo  

Group: Chicago KUH FORWARD

Category: Training


Research in Progress by Chicago KUH FORWARD TL1 Trainees:

1. Ryan Spear, PhD candidate in the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Program at Rush University with research mentor Dr. Eunsil Hahm. Ryan's research project is "Functional Reprogramming of Bone Marrow Myeloid Cells in Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis."

2. Dr. Kristina Bigelow is a postdoctoral scholar at Northwestern University with Dr. Lucy Godley as her research mentor. Dr. Bigelow’s research focuses on epigenetic control of erythroid differentiation.

Research in Progress is open to the Chicago KUH FORWARD research community. Contact for Zoom meeting information.


Research in Progress is an informal forum for trainees affiliated with the Chicago KUH FORWARD TL1 grant to share what they are currently working on with the greater Chicago KUH FORWARD scientific community. Trainees share their research in progress and receive feedback from a cross-disciplinary audience. Additionally, Research in Progress helps trainees practice their scientific communication and acquire the necessary skills to present ongoing work and improve their speaking skills. 

Research in Progress is held virtually on the fourth Monday of every other month at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM and open to the Chicago KUH FORWARD research community.


About Chicago KUH FORWARD

Chicago Kidney Urology Hematology Network FOR City-Wide ReseArch TRaining and Career Development (Chicago KUH FORWARD) is an interdisciplinary training program for pre- and post-doctoral trainees across Chicago pursuing a career in basic, translational, or clinical research in the fields of kidney, benign urologic, or benign hematologic diseases. Chicago KUH FORWARD integrates interdisiplinary KUH training across six leading medical research instutions including Northwestern Univeristy, University of Chicago, Rush University, University of Illinois at Chicago, Loyola University at Chicago, and the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital. Chicago KUH FORWARD is supported by NIDDK U2CDK129917 and TL1DK132769. For more information contact or visit

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