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Video: Chemistry research looks to synthesize anti-cancer agent


Led by Brent Chandler, assistant professor of chemistry, Illinois College students Jacob Dander '15 and Anne Aiello '15 are spending their summer in the chemistry lab working to prepare a scarce anti-cancer compound. If successful their work could enable further studies to provide a better understanding of how to stop cancer.

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Founded in 1829, Illinois College is a residential liberal arts college fostering academic excellence rooted in opportunities for experiential learning while preparing students for lifelong success. The college is located in Jacksonville, Ill. With an enrollment of about 1,000 students, the college offers over 50 undergraduate programs and a Master of Arts in Education degree program. In 1932 the society of Phi Beta Kappa established a chapter at Illinois College, and it remains one of only 11 in the state.

Illinois College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

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