News from NSF QuBBE


Congratulations   4/29/2022

Congratulations to Bernadette Miao, an undergraduate with the Tian Group, who has been selected as a UChicago Student Marshal -- the highest undergraduate distinction at the University.


Congratulations   4/20/2022

Congratulations to Bernadette Miao, an undergraduate student working on subcellular biological modulation with the Tian Group, who has been selected for the Goldwater Scholarship.

Laura Gagliardi

German Academy of Sciences   4/2/2022

Congratulations to Laura Gagliardi, who was elected as a member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina.


NDSEG Fellowship   4/5/2022

Congratulations to Caitlin Bellora who was selected for a DOD NDSEG Fellowship.


NSF Fellowships   4/1/2022

Congratulations to Caitlin Bellora, Olivia Wedig, and Katelyn Feuling who were selected for NSF GRFP Fellowships.

Julian Solway

Service Award   1/15/2022

Congratulations to Julian Solway, who won the 2021 University of Chicago Department of Medicine Distinguished Service Award

Peter Maurer

PQE Conference   1/13/2022

Peter Maurer is presenting a talk on the NSF QuBBE QLCI at PQE 2022 in Snowbird, Utah.


New Industrial Affiliate   1/10/2022

Welcome to Toptica Photonics! Toptica is joining QuBBE as a new Industrial Affilliate, and we look forward to partnering with them on workforce development, quantum photonics, and biosensing.

Adam Cohen

NSF QuBBE Seminar   1/5/2022

Our inaugural NSF QuBBE seminar speaker, Adam Cohen, presented his work on mapping and controlling neural systems.


NSF QuBBE KickOff Meeting   1/4/2022

KickOff Meeting! Our first kickoff meeting with all PIs surveys the array of science across the QLCI and created new connecitons for collaboration and convergence. We had hoped to be in person for this, but COVID forced us to go virtual.

Laura Gagliardi

Italian Academy of Sciences   12/17/2021

Laura Gagliardi Elected to Italian National Academy of Sciences.

Giulia Galli

APS Rahman Prize   10/21/2022

Giulia Galli Awarded Rahman Prize from American Physical Society

Giulia Galli

Fellowship   9/24/2021

Congratulations to Nikita Onizhuk in Giulia Galli's group on receiving one of Google's PhD Fellowships in Quantum Computing. Nikita's work focuses on how properties of novel spin defects in materials can be used as quantum substrates.


NSF QuBBE QLCI Launches   9/2/2021

The NSF QuBBE QLCI has officially launched! Here is the NSF announcement. and here is an article from UChicago News on NSF QuBBE


NSF QuBBE Funded!   9/1/2021

The NSF QuBBE QLCI has been funded and will launch on September 2, 2021.

Greg EngelValerie GossAllison SquiresPeter Maurer

Site Visit   4/28/2021

Greg Engel, Valerie Goss, Allison Squires and Peter Maurer participated in the NSF virtual reverse site visit exploring the details of NSF QuBBE.


Proposal Submitted   2/1/2021

The team has submitted a proposal (>500 pages) detailing our vision for science, workforce development, and outreach focused on opportunities for emerging quantum science to attack grand challenges in biology and medicine.


It starts with a vision...   9/1/2020

The team coalesced around a shared vision for the QuBBE Challenge Institute: We see an opportunity for quanutm sensing to reovlutionize biological understanding.