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Reproductive science and medicine is a vibrant field where research successes and advances are interspersed with ethical, political and legal nuances. Our goal with this News section is to keep CRS members apprised of accurate, important and up-to-date information in our local community and beyond (i.e. meetings, relevant programs, funding opportunities, job postings). Please contact us if there is specific information you would like to see included in the News.
A summer timeline showcasing the stellar achievements and continued excellence of our CRS community this summer!
Although publications are not a formal requirement of the MS-RSM program, many of our students have published peer-reviewed papers, articles, and reviews. See more about the successes of our MS-RSM students!
Alumni Spotlight on Yi Luan, PhD, with reflections on her time in the MS-RSM program and her current position at AstraZeneca.
CRS Scientist Spotlight on Hannah McDowell, PhD candidate in the Laronda Lab and CRS T32 trainee.
This past June 15-18th, The Endocrine Society held its ENDO 2023 conference in our own backyard, Chicago. And of course, CRS’s own faculty, staff and trainees were an integral part of this year’s programming.
The MS-RSM Graduate Program graduates the Class of 2023 in a ceremony celebrating all their hard work and amazing accomplishments. Congrats to the graduates!
CRS Scientist Spotlight on Lindsey Block, PhD, Lecturer in the MS-RSM program.
Jiyang Zhang, PhD, reflects on her time as a PhD student at Northwestern, and her current position at Rutgers University.
To celebrate our graduating MS-RSM Class of 2023, CRS is highlighting our Superlative MS-RSM Graduates! See who was nominated for what reproductive science and medicine themed superlative and attend the MS-RSM Graduation ceremony June 9th to congratulate our graduates!
Early May this year brought a sea of tulips to the Chicago campus, and along with it, another CRS special seminar. By virtue of being in the city for the second annual Reproductive Aging Conference, Dr. Ray Rodgers was able to join the CRS community on May 4th to chronicle his journey in the study of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
CRS Alumni Spotlight on Lauren Butler with reflections on her time in the MS-RSM program and her current position at Myriad Genetics.
CRS Scientist Spotlight on Asma Giornazi, Research Project Coordinator in the Department of Ob/Gyn
The CRS community gathered on Friday, April 28th for a special seminar by Dr. Mats Hellström, a renowned researcher in bioengineering and organ regeneration. Dr. Hellström is an Associate Professor at Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenberg in Sweden who discussed "Preclinical research on uterus bioengineering as a future alternative to uterus transplantation."
On Friday, April 7th, the CRS community had the privilege of hosting Wildcat alumni, and reproductive science and medicine trailblazer, Dr. Michael A. Thomas who discussed Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Reproductive Medicine and ASRM's DEI Taskforce initiatives.
Ian Wolff, PhD, reflects on his time as a PhD student at Northwestern, and his current position at Cornell University
CRS Scientist Spotlight on Azna Zuberi, PhD, postdoc in the Bulun Lab.
After several months of diligent work and all of the trials and tribulations that come with conducting research, the eight second-year MS-RSM students successfully defended their theses at the end of winter quarter.
Shriya Shah reflects on her time as a research coordinator for Northwestern’s Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
CRS Scientist Spotlight on Cassandra Huerta, MS-RSM student in the Kim Lab.
On February 24, the CRS hosted Bernard Robaire, PhD, James McGill Professor of Pharmacology & Therapeutics and Obstetrics & Gynecology at McGill University, to present the 2023 Erwin Goldberg Lecture in Male Reproduction.
On Friday, February 17, the CRS hosted a panel of reproductive scientists who have transitioned to roles in higher education administration.
Nikita Divekar, PhD, reflects on her time as a PhD student at Northwestern, and her current position at UC Berkeley
CRS Scientist Spotlight on Ria Marathe, MS-RSM student in the Goldman Lab.
CRS Scientist Spotlight on Dr. Dilan Gökyer, postdoctoral research fellow in the Babayev Lab
On Friday, January 20, CRS hosted Diana Monsivais, PhD, Assistant Professor, Pathology and Immunology
Baylor College of Medicine, to present the CRS New Year's Lecture
CRS Alumni Spotlight on Madison Minette with reflections on her time in the MS-RSM program and her current position at the University of Cincinnati.
On Friday, December 2nd, the CRS hosted Dr. Stacey Tobin, principal at the Tobin Touch Inc., to share her expertise in best practices in writing and editing a manuscript to effectively communicate life sciences, biomedical sciences, medicine, and healthcare data and ideas.
CRS Alumni Spotlight on Pari Johnson with reflections on her time in the MS-RSM program and her current position at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
CRS Scientist Spotlight on Dr. Aubrey Converse, Research Assistant Professor in the Duncan Lab.
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