University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is Rutgers’ partner in GIBEX. Both Universities already work together on major bio-exploration projects in Central Asia. A faculty member from University of Illinois serves as Vice President of GIBEX. The University of Illinois utilizes its broad international experience and major strength in natural product research to bring additional resources to GIBEX in the form of existing international ties with such countries as Egypt, Jordan, Mexico, New Zealand, Honduras, France and China.
For more information see: http://www.uiuc.edu