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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 […]

Melih Sener Will Talk at Brow...

Melih Sener Will Talk at Brown Bag Lunch

Event: CMCI Brown Bag Lunch Date:   Monday, November 12 Time:   12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Place:   Collaboratorium, IRIC 352 Talk: “Performance of a bacterial cell as an energy conversion device in terms of energy-return-on-investment determined from atomic-detail structural models,” presented by Melih Sener, Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group, Beckman Institute, UIUC, https://www.ks.uiuc.edu/~melih/ Abstract: Bioenergetic […]

Mathematical Philosopher at B...

Mathematical Philosopher at Brown Bag Lunch

Aydin Mohseni, a mathematical philosopher at the University of California, Irvine, will be the featured speaker at the weekly CMCI Brown Bag Lunch on Monday, September 24. Talk title: “On the Emergence of Minority Disadvantage: Testing the Cultural Red King Hypothesis.” Abstract: The cultural red king effect predicts that differentials in group size may lead to […]