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Growing Team Research

Nearly 60 scientists from across campus came together to brainstorm possible interdisciplinary research topics on January 30 and February 6. We were excited by the lively discussion and thrilled that 12 different small groups formed. If you are interested in joining any of the following research groups, email or contact the group lead. You […]

Growing Team Research

Growing Team Research

All IMCI and IBEST participants, including faculty, postdocs, students and staff, are invited to participate in an extraordinary brainstorming session on January 30 and again on February 6 in the Clearwater room at the ISUB. The idea is that rather than assemble research teams in response to specific funding opportunities, researchers grow teams with common […]

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 […]

Intellectual Property 101

Intellectual Property 101

On Monday, August 19, 2019, Jeremy Tamsen, Director of Office of Technology Transfer, talked about intellectual property at the Brown Bag Lunch. For your use and reference, here are the slides from his presentation.

Bragging Rights

Do you ever wonder how the university picks which research to highlight in our signature publications? Or how your colleague’s work landed in the local newspaper? Find out at the Brown Bag Lunch on Monday, August 26, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., in the Collaboratorium (IRIC 352). Leigh Cooper, U of I’s science and content writer, […]

Make Your Own Virus

Nearly two dozen people gathered in the Collaboratorium for an unusual Brown Bag Lunch on Monday to learn a little about virus structure and to make their own beaded virus. Our beginning work looked nothing like Holly’s expert designs but we had fun trying!

Ethics of Gene Editing Talk R...

Ethics of Gene Editing Talk Rescheduled

Dr. Bryan Cwik, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and University Studies at Portland State University, will deliver his talk titled “Moving Beyond ‘Therapy’ and ‘Enhancement’ in the Ethics of Gene Editing,” on Monday, April 8 at 12:30 p.m. in the Collaboratorium (IRIC 352). If you would like an opportunity to meet with Dr. Cwik while he […]

Solve the Puzzle!

Several people reported the correct answer and students and postdocs were rewarded with chocolate at the CMCI Luncheon yesterday. The image was created by CMCI Postdoctoral Fellow Dharmesh Patel for the College of Science 2018 Photography and Graphic Arts Contest. Congratulations to CMCI student researcher Emmanuel Ijezie who submitted one of the top 5 images…

Bryan Cwik Brown Bag Lunch Sp...

Bryan Cwik Brown Bag Lunch Speaker

Dr. Bryan Cwik, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and University Studies at Portland State University, will be speaking at CMCI’s Brown Bag Lunch on Monday, February 11, 12:30 p.m., in the Collaboratorium. Title: Moving Beyond ‘Therapy’ and ‘Enhancement’ in the Ethics of Gene Editing Abstract: Since the advent of recombinant DNA technology, expectations (and trepidations) about […]