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University of Idaho Receives ...

MOSCOW, Idaho — Aug. 13, 2020 — The University of Idaho has secured a grant of nearly $11 million from the National Institutes of Health to support continued modeling for biomedical research at U of I’s Institute for Modeling Collaboration and Innovation (IMCI). The funding comes as Phase 2 of a Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant […]

U of I Researchers Improve Re...

A team from the College of Science wants to improve the restraint devices used during injections of the greater wax moth larvae, a common laboratory animal. Injecting laboratory animals can be dangerous for researchers due to accidental needlesticks containing pathogenic microorganisms. In PLOS ONE, the team published designs for two new devices that reduce the […]

IMCI Postdoc Lihong Zhao Leav...

Congratulations and well wishes to Lihong Zhao who is leaving her postdoctoral fellowship today to join the University of California. She will join the Applied Mathematics Department in Merced as RTG-DIRAC postdoc, specifically as a part of the Mathematical Biology SMaRT team.

U of I Researchers, Moscow to...

This news release, published by central University Communications and Marketing, was written by Alexiss Turner in the College of Engineering. IMCI has research partners and participants in nearly all U of I colleges. MOSCOW, Idaho — July 21, 2020 — Researchers at the University of Idaho have partnered with the City of Moscow to improve wastewater […]

Summer Boot Camp Registration...

Summer Boot Camp Registration Open

University of Idaho students, staff and faculty are invited to participate in the Remote Summer Boot Camp – Computing, Data & Visualization June 8-12, 2020 hosted by the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) and Collaborative Computing Center (C3) in collaboration with the CAES universities: Boise State University, Idaho State University, University of Idaho, and […]

All-Hands Virtual Poster Sess...

IMCI is hosting a virtual poster session as part of the GenoPheno All-Hands meeting for the EPSCoR Track-2 project on May 28-29. You are invited to participate. We are asking each presenter to create a 1-minute YouTube video that briefly introduces your research. A link to these “elevator pitch” videos will be included with the […]

Academic Poster Templates Ava...

Academic Poster Templates Available

If you are preparing to present a poster representative of IMCI-related research, feel free to use one of the following templates. Each has been carefully designed using the university’s brand and IMCI logo and includes placeholders and text to help you create a simple and succinct presentation. Click on the image of your choice to […]

University of Idaho Works to ...

University of Idaho Works to Develop Cure for COVID-19

This press release was written by Leigh Cooper in University of Idaho Communications and Marketing. View the original press release here. See the article published in the Idaho Press here. Dr. Marty Ytreberg is the Associate Director of IMCI. MOSCOW, Idaho — April 20, 2020 —The University of Idaho is working to identify a cure for coronaviruses, […]

Modeling COVID-19 in Idaho

Experts across the nation are using modeling to help make decisions regarding how to respond to COVID-19. But knowing the infection rate in New York or an estimated death toll in Washington state doesn’t really help our great state of Idaho. To address Idaho’s specific rural population, age distribution and travel, modeling researchers at Boise […]

Skilled Scientists Hard at Wo...

Skilled Scientists Hard at Work

As much as possible, even amid state shut-downs and online classes, IMCI scientists and researchers continue to work, strategize, collaborate and share their expertise. Director Holly Wichman is coordinating a team of modelers from across Idaho to help the state predict the spread of the virus so resources can be deployed proactively and strategically. And […]