The UIC Embryonic Stem Cell Review Committee (ESCRO) committee reviews research proposals involving the use of human embryonic stem cells (hES). The ESCRO committee is responsible for the oversight of all hES research being conducted at or supported by UIC to ensure that it meets the National Academy of Science (NAS) guidelines. Additionally, the ESCRO committee will have the responsibility for maintaining a registry of all hES cell lines that are imported into or maintained at the UIC, including the NIH-approved hES lines.

In accordance with the NAS guidelines, the ESCRO committee includes "representatives of the public and persons with expertise in developmental biology, stem cell research, molecular biology, assisted reproduction, and ethical and legal issues in hES cell research."

 

ESCRO Announcements

Chancellor’s Translational Research Initiative (CTRI)

Apr 17

On behalf of the University of Illinois at Chicago Office of Technology Management (OTM), in partnership with the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research is opening a call for submissions for the Chancellor’s Translational Research Initiative (CTRI).

2017 Researcher and Scholar of the Year awards and 2017 Inventor of the Year Recipients

Jan 9

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and the Office of Technology Management at the University of Illinois at Chicago are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 UIC Researcher and Scholar of the Year awards and the 2017 Inventor of the Year.  These awards recognize and celebrate the efforts and commitment of individuals who advance knowledge as well as inspire and promote continued excellence in research and scholarship at UIC. 

Grants and Contracts Sponsored Program Expenditures Reports Available

Dec 11

This announcement applies to Chicago only.

The UIC Office of Grants and Contracts has published the “Analysis of Sponsored Program Expenditures for Fiscal Years 2013 – 2017” on the OBFS website.

While the overall reporting format has not changed, the OVCR Grants and Contracts Office has published this report in both PDF and Excel formats to facilitate further analysis by units.