Participating in student groups and events is a great way to socialize, network with peers and also academic and industry contacts and build your leadership skills. Check out the students chapters of organizations located in our College.
Located in College of Pharmacy, AAPS UIC Student Chapter hopes to encourage students within the University who are interested in the pharmaceutical sciences, particularly in AAPS activities, to join. Student members of our student chapter work in various fields of the pharmaceutical sciences comprising pharmaceutics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacogenomics, toxicology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, molecular biology, pharmacy practice etc.
Dirim Arslan (standing) and Aditya Vaidya signing up new members during the 2010 COP Research Day.
(Photo R. Gemeinhart)
CRS is the international, multidisciplinary society dedicated to the science and technology of delivering bioactives. Two-thirds of the CRS membership represents industry and one-third represents academia and government. The CRS-IL Student Chapter was set up with the goal to foster and enhance the exchange of ideas among students and scientists alike, who are interested in the broad area of controlled drug release and related fields. The Chapter has been awarded "The Outstanding Student Chapter of the Year Award" for the year 2010 from CRS. The chapter organizes annual symposiums at UIC, as well as hosts social events and sponsors special seminars.