The Emergent Behaviors of Integrated Cellular Systems (EBICS) is a research group funded by the National Science Foundation and Technology Center and includes multiple institutions including the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, MIT, Georgia Institute of Technology, City College of New York, Princeton University, as well as others.

EBICS’ mission is to create a new scientific discipline for building living, multi-cellular machines that solve real world problems in health, security, and the environment.

The mission is achieved through integrated research and education efforts, human resource development, diversity and outreach programs, and knowledge transfer activities. In pursuit of the mission, they have developed Center goals and plans in these goal areas:

University of Illinois Neuroscience Faculty Participants

Rashid Bashir

Martha Gillette


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