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05.07.24 Elizabeth receives "small" scholarship from Postdoc association.

04.28.24 Jane wins the Deiss graduate award. Manead receives Chancellor's service award.

03.27.24 Angela's paper on LOXL2 is accepted helping several undergrads and post-bacc's get another publication including Jun Moy, Alfredo Lopez, and Tim Dorsey!

03.14.24 Amrita publishes her Heliyon paper on follicular fluid and aging in fallopian tube spheroids. Amrita also publishes review article on verticillin.


03.10.24 Manead wins second place in the 3 minute thesis competition.  

02.23.24 Elizabeth and Yulin publish paper on cryptolepsis compounds. 

12.12.23 Jooyhun wins the Provost graduate research award. 

11.28.23 Jane passes her preliminary exam- go PHARMD/PHD double candidate!

11.20.23 Monica, Manead, Joohyun and Elizabeth all win poster awards at COP Research Day.


11.20.23 Joanna receives the Research Impact Award from COP. Thank you! 

10.07.23 Didi, Monica, and Manead all win poster awards at the MBRB Research Day.

10.06.23 Amrita gives her platform at the AACR Ovarian meeting. Didi and Monica have posters. 

09.22.23 LATTICE paper accepted. 

09.18.23 Manead receives AAUW fellowship. 

08.15.23 JNP paper on eupenifeldin accepted!

08.01.23 Didi and Manead both receive TAPS awards. Angela gets a travel award from Pharmacy too!

07.16.23 Didi selected for a talk at the NCI Junior Investigator Tissue chip. Jane wins an award for her poster presentation.

07.14.23 Elizabeth received honorable mention for her IRACDA poster.

06.13.23 Elizabeth receives notice of a travel award and podium at NOBCChE

06.12.23 Amrita's review article with the Fuchs lab accepted.

05.12.23 Elizabeth gets a talk at ASP and a travel award. 

05.10.23 Angela is promoted to research associate professor

05.09.23 Alfredo and Kathy are joining UIC PREP and MSTP respectively.

05.08.23 Elizabeth and Jaque's paper in verticillin accepted to Mol Pharm.

04.20.23 Manead received Chancellor's Student Leadership Award.

04.19.23 Monica received a poster prize at the Women's Health Research Day

3.28.23.  Angela's testosterone paper is accepted on the role in FTE.

3.27.23.   Didi and Manead both grab internships over the summer at Regeneron and Genentech.

3.27.23.  Didi's Bioengineering paper is accepted on EV. 

3.26.23.  Kimberly, our former undergrad, accepted to MD/PHD program in PR!

3.24.23.  Kathy accepted to multiple MD/PHD programs!

3.23.23.  Angela receives notification of a CACHET pilot award. 

3.15.23.  Tova's Nutrients paper is accepted on phytoprogestins. 

02.23.23. Elizabeth accepted to the Biomedical Sciences Career Program at Harvard.

02.14.23 Tova successfully defends her PHD!

12.28.22 Amrita's paper on PAX8 is published in Neoplasia. 

11.28.22 Angela's grant is funded by the TEAL Walk foundation.


10.25.22 Manead receives 1st Place in the Biology category, Monica receives 3rd Place in the Biology category, and Didi wins the CCTS Team Science Award at the 2022 COP Research Day!

10.22.22 Tova and Manead receive the Petranek scholarships at research day. 

10.21.22 Tova's paper on SPARC is accepted!

07.14.22 Elizabeth wins 3rd Place for her poster at the IRACDA conference. 

07.08.22 Didi wins 3rd Place at the NCI TEC Meeting in Madison. 

07.05.22 Jane received notification that she will receive the AFPE APS fellowship. 

06.03.22 Angela's paper on versican accepted to Cancer Letters highlighting Draper technology.

06.03.22 Burdette named University Scholar.

05.06.22 Amanda is hooded at the UIC Pharmacy graduation and is the 12th student!

05.06.22 Tova wins (as a tie) 1st place in the MIKIW oral presentation category.

05.02.22 Amrita wins 2nd Place in the Cancer Biology Cancer Center category.

05.01.22 Manead and Didi pass their qualifying exams!

03.17.22 Monica joins Burdette lab as a new PHD student. 

03.16.22 Adam Li celebrates his last day and heads to Genscript for his new job.

03.04.22 Amanda defends her PHD!

02.14.22 Jackie Bazioli joins as scholar from Brazil for the next year. 

02.01.22 Amanda and Manead publish FOXO3a paper with Orjala lab in JNP.

12.15.21 Lab goes to SSR. Amrita gives platform presentation.

12.12.21 Djeneba graduates UIC with Honor's

12.10.21 Adam'a paper on baicalein accepted to JNP.

11.18.21 Amrita and Ally's PHY34 paper is accepted to Cell Death and Disease. 

11.16.21 Amrita wins 1st Place Cancer Center Poster at COP Research Day.

11.16.21 Jane wins 2nd place Biology Poster at COP Research Day.

10.16.21 Julia's paper to JNP accepted.

10.11.21 Amanda receives Burroughs Wellcome travel award to SSR, Amrita and Adam both receive travel grants from the Postdoc Association at UIC.

9.01.21. Tova receives the Dean's Graduate Scholar Award. 

08.10.21 Hannah L (Sanchez lab) publishes review in Mol Omics on fallopian tube metabolism 

08.09.21 Tim Dorsey joins the Burdette lab as a UIC PREP scholar.

05.06.21 Banner day as four students are hooded in a single day- Ally, Laura, Jose, and Julia- I am so proud of you and wish you boundless success.

05.06.21  Manead Khin receives Laurette Kirstein scholarship.

05.04.21  Amanda selected as Yale Ciencia Academy member.

04.27.21  Amanda and Tova both win MIKIW poster awards. 

04.19.21 Julia defends her PHD and becomes Dr. Austin! She is also offered a T32 at Minnesota. 

04.18.21 Amanda received a spot on the T32 for natural products. 

04.12.21 Jose's paper on androgen action in fallopian tube accepted to Cancers.

04.12.21  Vedant's review article was accepted to Endocrinology.

04.01.21 Tova receives Chancellor's student leadership award.

03.03.21  Tova receives notice of her F30 award from NCI.

02.25.21 Jose defends his PHD and becomes Dr. Colina!

02.05.21  Angela's stem cell paper on PAX2 is accepted to Cell Death and Differentiation

01.19.21  Tara joins the lab as our new research specialist. 

12.01.20  Both Aliya and Djeneba are awarded undergraduate research awards. 

11.15.20 Amrita, Amanda, Jose and Tova all winners at COP Research Day.

10.02.20 Jose wins prize at the UIC Cancer Center Symposium for his poster.

09.15.20 Human reproduction article received editorial prese.{5EF16170-18E7-4D08-A87B-8751D1A63499}

08.25.20  UIC IRACDA K12 funded!  Burdette lab looking for postdocs!

08.13.20   Amanda selected to give talk at ASP. 

06.18.20   Tia defends her REI fellowship. Way to go!

05.16.20   Adam Li joins our lab as a new postdoc.


05.01.20   Brenna accepted to MSTP program.


05.01.20   Burdette/Sanchez R01 begins!  Let the images fly :)


03.23.20   Burdette lab goes on hold as COVID19 forces stay at home for safety.


03.05.20   Tova receives the Chancellor’s Student Service Award.


03.04.20   Joanna named UIC Distinguished Researcher of the Year in Life Sciences.


02.13.20  Tova’s review article is accepted to Cancer Letters.


02.10.20  Julia and Brenna’s paper accepted to Hormones and Cancer.


02.07.20  Amanda receives a COP TAPS travel grant to ASP.

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