Dr. Alana Biggers, assistant professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine, was chosen as a recipient of the 2019 UIC Rising Star Researcher and Scholar of the Year Award.

The Research and Scholarship Annual Award competition celebrates the efforts and commitment of individuals who are making exceptional progress advancing knowledge in their areas of research and scholarship. These individuals inspire and promote continued excellence at UIC.

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and the Office of Technology Management will hold a reception in honor of the recipients of the Researcher, Scholar, and Inventor of the Year awards 2019 on Wednesday, March 4, 2020.

RSVP to at go.uic.edu/eventrsvp by February 28, 2020.

For a list of all awardees please visit bit.ly/2TiGjoZ.