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Dynamic Virtual Protein Proje...

Last week a University of Idaho team presented at the 25th VRST Symposium in Sydney, Australia, and won the Best Demo Award for their project “Dynamic Virtual Proteins: Visualization, Interaction and Collaboration in Virtual Reality.” In the world of virtual reality, the Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST) is among the top ten […]

U of I’s newest institute is

U of I’s newest institute is IMCI: Institute for Modeling Collaboration and Innovation

The Institute for Modeling Collaboration and Innovation (IMCI) is the university’s newest Level III Institute. Housed within the Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED), IMCI plays a pivotal role in advancing U of I’s strategic plan to be a leader in addressing large, complex problems. Modeling improves research at every stage: making predictions, generating […]

Exploring the Algorithms of L...

Exploring the Algorithms of Life

Thanks to Phil Bogdan, Marketing and Communications Manager for the Office of Research and Economic Development, for helping us tell our story. This article was published in the November 2019 Scholars and Researchers newsletter. Tawny is just one of the amazing students we have working on the various research projects within IMCI. Professor Marty Yterberg […]

Data Carpentries Training

Data Carpentries Training

IMCI is sponsoring the University of Idaho as a member organization in The Carpentries training program to improve data literacy and reproducible science. The Carpentries teaches foundational computational and data science skills to researchers worldwide. They train and certify volunteer instructors and provide curriculum in a variety of topics designed to be presented as workshops. […]

College of Science Faculty Pu...

College of Science faculty Jessica Lee, Siavash Riazi, Shahla Nemati, Jannell Bazurto, Andreas Vasdekis, Benjamin Ridenhour, Christopher Remien and Christopher Marx had a paper published in PLOS Genetics. In their research, they uncovered that genetically identical cells can be phenomenally different in their ability to survive stress, and thus selection acts upon the distributions of […]

Answering Questions with Keys...

Answering Questions with Keystrokes

A special thanks to U of I science writer Leigh Cooper in Communications and Marketing for helping us celebrate IMCI molecular modeler, Dr. Jagdish Patel! View the original article in the College of Science’s feature section. Some of Jagdish’s work was recently published in Science Magazine. He is an accomplished researcher and we’re proud to […]

Our Look

Our Look

A new look, or graphic treatment, is part of our transition from a center (CMCI) to an institute (IMCI). In October, Creative Services attended a Brown Bag Lunch to talk about the U of I brand. They also collected input and ideas from participants for an IMCI graphic. All of it is so that we […]

Seamon Joins IMCI

Seamon Joins IMCI

IMCI is pleased to welcome Erich Seamon, a quantitative climatologist and data scientist, to the postdoctoral team. Seamon holds a MS in geological sciences from Bowling Green State University and a Ph.D. in Natural Resources from the University of Idaho. He has worked on several research team collaborations throughout the Pacific Northwest and thrives in […]

New Fish Rack System Helps Ad...

New Fish Rack System Helps Advance U of I’s Biomedical Research

This article was published by the Office of Research and Economic Development in the October 2019 Scholars and Researchers newsletter. IMCI supports Zebrafish research through modeling via the Evolution of Tandemly-Replicated Opsin Genes: Molecular Models That Predict Spectral Shifts (which led to an article featured on the cover of Science magazine) and Bioinformatic Analysis of […]

U of I-Led Study Finds Experi...

U of I-Led Study Finds Experimental Fences Deter Elephant Crop Raiding, Provide Income

This article was written by Leigh Cooper in University of Idaho Communications and Marketing. View the original article here. While IMCI was not involved in the funding of this research project, we are are thrilled to count Dr. Ryan Long as one of our participating faculty. MOSCOW, Idaho – October 17, 2019 – A University […]