IMCI Invites DAG and MAG Grant Applications
IMCI Invites DAG Grant Applications
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IMCI invites applications for our Data Access Grant initiative. DAGs support research that involves modeling from any field.

Paul Rowley
U of I Professor Paul Rowley
Awarded NSF CAREER Grant
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U of I Department of Biological Sciences Assistant Professor Paul Rowley has been awarded a $900,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to support his project “Cellular Mechanisms of Killer Toxin Resistance in Yeasts”.

Chris Marx
U of I Professor Chris Marx
Awarded DOE Grant
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U of I Department of Biology Professor Chris Marx has been awarded a $1.4 million grant from the Department of Energy to support his project “Converting methoxy groups on lignin-derived aromatics from a toxic hurdle to a useful resource: a systems-driven approach”. This project involves...

Eva Top
Eva Top, Professor Emerita, Awarded NSF Grant
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Eva Top, professor emerita, biological sciences, was awarded a National Science Foundation grant that will determine how horizontal gene transfer in a microbial community impacts the evolutionary trajectories of mobile antibiotic resistance genes. The spread of drug resistance to pathogens is influenced by horizontal gene transfer.

Lihong Zhao
Lihong Zhao, Former IMCI Post Doc, Receives AAI Intersect Fellowship Support
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Former IMCI Post Doc, Lihong Zhao, will receive one year financial support from an AAI Intersect Fellowship for Computational Scientists and Immunologists. The fellowship provides independent research scientists with support for postdoctoral fellows to cross-train between computational science and basic immunological bench research.

Atlantic Article
U of I Scientists' Work
Appears in the Atlantic
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Moscow, Idaho scientist Tanya Miura, Department of Biological Sciences, and other University of Idaho researchers are mentioned in the Atlantic article "The Double-Whammy COVID-Flu" by Roxanne Kamsi.

Patel, Colleagues Find Pesticide May Contribute to Global Obesity Pandemic
Patel, Colleagues Find Pesticide May Contribute to Global Obesity Epidemic
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U of I Molecular Modeler Jagdish Patel worked with Canadian scientists to screen several common food additives or contaminants...

New Equipment Purchases
IMCI Purchases New Equipment for University Researchers
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IMCI has recently purchased a Biotage Initiator-Alstra Microwave Peptide Synthesizer and a BioRad QX200 AutoDG Droplet Digital PCR System for the U of I Research Community.

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