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Institute and Center Acronym Key

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BUFFETT Buffett Institute for Global Studies
C-ABN Center of Excellence for Advanced Bioprogrammable Nanomaterials
CAMEE Center for Advanced Materials for Energy and Environment
CAMSIM Center for Advanced Material Systems &  Simulation Global Collaboratory
CAPST Center for Applied Physics and Superconducting Technologies
CBES Center for Bio-Inspired Energy Science
CBIE Center for Bio-Integrated Electronics
CCNE Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence
CCR Center for Clinical Research
CCSS Center for Catalysis and Surface Science
CDT Center for Developmental Therapeutics
CFMS Center for Forced Migration Studies
CHiMaD Center for Hierarchical Materials Design
CIERA Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics
CLP Chemistry of Life Processes Institute
CMIDD Center for Molecular Innovation and Drug Discovery
COFI Instituto de Cosmología y Física de las Américas
CRN Center for Regenerative Nanomedicine
CR-PSOC Chicago Region Physical Sciences and Oncology Center
CRS Center for Reproductive Science
CSB Center for Synthetic Biology
CSCB Center for Sleep and Circadian Biology
CSMI Convergence Science and Medicine Institute
DevSci Innovations in Developmental Sciences
DND-CAT Dupont-Northwestern-Dow Collaborative Access Team
EDGS Equality Development and Globalization Studies
GPRL Global Poverty Research Lab
iCET Institute for Cellular Engineering Technologies
IIN International Institute for Nanotechnology
IPR Institute for Policy Research
ISEN Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern
ISGMH Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing
ISITA Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa
KMTS Keyman Modern Turkish Studies
LEAP Center for Light Energy Activated Redox Processes
LS-CAT Life Sciences Collaborative Access Team
MRC Materials Research Center
MRSEC Materials Research Science and Engineering Center
NAISE Northwestern-Argonne Institute of Science and Engineering
NCWR Northwestern Center for Water Research
NIMSI Northwestern Initiative for Manufacturing, Science and Innovation
NNIN NTU-Northwestern Institute for Nanomedicine
NSRC Northwestern Synchrotron Research Center
NU-ACCESS NU-Art Institute of Chicago Center for Scientific Studies in the Arts
NUANCE Northwestern University Atomic and Nanoscale Characterization Experimental Center
NUCATS NU Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
PAS Program of African Studies
PCE Proteomics Center of Excellence
SHyNE Soft and Hybrid Nanotechnology Experimental Resource
SILC Spatial Intelligence and Learning Center
SIS Science in Society
SOFI Solar Fuels Institute
SQI Simpson Querrey Institute for BioNanotechnology
WCNO Ronald and JoAnne Willens Center for Nano Oncology