The Long and Short of Proteomics: How Proteins Shape Who We Are

May 16, 2019
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Emporium Wicker Park
Emporium Wicker Park, North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

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Renowned Northwestern University molecular bioscientist Neil Kelleher, who stands 5’0” tall in his socks, and his good friend Luka Mircovic, 6’11”, a former power forward for the 2012 Northwestern Wildcats, will discuss the role of proteins in human health, disease, and how they can shape the diagnostics of the future.Professor Kelleher will also reveal his massive worldwide effort to map one billion proteins throughout the human body ushering in a new era in human health. Once completed, the project is expected to give rise to new antibiotics and revolutionary technologies for detecting and treating cancer and other diseases.

Event Details

Thursday, May 16th, 2019 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Emporium-Wicker Park, 1366 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60622

This event is free to attend and seating will be first come, first served.

Attendees who register on or before Monday, May 13th will receive 10 FREE GAME TOKENS for Emporium’s arcade.

Parking and Transportation:

Emporium Wicker Park is easily accessible by CTA Blue Line Trains at the Division and Damen stops. For detailed travel information visit or call the Travel Information Center at 1-888-YOUR-CTA or 1-888-CTA-TTY1 (TTY).

Paid parking lots and street parking are available around the venue.

Notice: As a guest of Chicago Council on Science and Technology (C2ST), you agree to be photographed, videotaped, or filmed and grant C2ST permission to put the finished footage/photography to any uses that it may deem proper including marketing, advertising (print, radio, and television) and PR-related activities.