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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 […]

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 […]

Which comes first, the chicke...

Which comes first, the chicken or the egg?

World-wide experiments have been conducted to understand the distinct relationships among various genes. However, it remains a challenge to identify the genomic causes and effects directly from the data, especially within a network. It’s the classic chicken and egg question: Which comes first, the chicken or the egg? In other words, how do you know […]

Reproducibility Does Not Equa...

Reproducibility Does Not Equal Truth

The CMCI Reproducibility in Sciences working group, or SciRep for short, has been meeting since the fall of 2015. Today, their most recent publication, “Scientific discovery in a model-centric framework: Reproducibility, innovation, and epistemic diversity,” was published in PLOS ONE. Congratulations! The American Council on Science and Health also picked up the story with their […]

Ebola Research Publication Fe...

Congratulations to Jagdish Patel and Marty Ytreberg! Their article, “Expanding the watch list for potential Ebola virus antibody escape mutations” was recently selected to be featured on the PLOS Ebola Channel. The PLOS Ebola Channel was launched in response to the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. They work with authors and […]

University of Idaho Research ...

University of Idaho Research Hits Science Magazine

The cover of Science Magazine currently features an important discovery made by an international research team: deep-sea fish can see more than just one color. When a Switzerland- and Australia-based research team recently needed to validate their findings regarding what colors of light a deep-sea fish species could see at up to 1500 meters below […]

Outstanding Postdoctoral Scho...

Outstanding Postdoctoral Scholar Award

Congratulations to James (JT) Van Leuven, who was recently awarded the U of I’s Outstanding Post-Doctoral Scholar/Fellow Award! JT has been a postdoc at the Center for Modeling Complex Interactions (CMCI) for 3 years. CMCI is a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary endeavor where JT successfully utilizes his wide breadth of scientific skills. He is a […]

CMCI Team Wins Interdisciplin...

CMCI Team Wins Interdisciplinary Award

The University Awards for Excellence recognize and encourage excellence in all forms at the academic level. Recently, the 2019 Interdisciplinary Award was presented to the Flow Ventilators Team for their collaborative efforts for working to improve treatments for asthma and other lung diseases. Team members include 4 researchers from 2 colleges: Tao Xing, associate professor […]

CMCI Participant Award Winner...

CMCI Participant Award Winners

Spring means we’re nearing the end of the school year – and various award banquets and receptions. We’re proud that so many CMCI participants received awards this year. 2019 College of Science Staff, Faculty, and Graduate Student Awards Nominations for the staff and faculty awards were made by members of the College of Science executive […]