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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!

Annual Science Expo

Annual Science Expo

CMCI participants presented 24 posters at the Science Expo on Friday. The poster session and lunch buffet are part of CMCI’s annual meetings with External Advisory Committee (EAC). In addition to attending the poster session, EAC members Irene Eckstrand, Harmit Malik and Fred Adler met with project leaders, CMCI modeling fellows and staff, U of […]

Vandals in Focus 2019

Vandals in Focus 2019

CMCI is one of many organizations on the U of I campus that offers research opportunities to undergraduate students. David Pfeiffer, Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research says: Vandals in Focus is a magazine created by undergraduate students about undergraduate student research. And the 2019 edition has just been released. Read the stories and […]

Learn Pivot for Your Funding ...

Research and Faculty Development will present an introduction to Pivot training from noon to 1 p.m.¬†Wednesday, April 17, in IRIC 105. Pivot is a searchable database of funding opportunities, calls for papers and researcher profiles. Pivot provides information from federal and local governments, private foundations and public organizations for a variety of activities, including research […]

Postdoctoral Research Associa...

CMCI wishes hire two postdoctoral research associates in geospatial modeling. Position 1 will initially engage in collaborative research with the Idaho Water Resources Research Institute to use geospatial modeling of water quality and health data to predict the effects of water quality on human health. Position 2 will be part of the recently funded NSF-EPSCoR…

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…

CMCI Modeler’s Workshop Regis

CMCI Modeler’s Workshop Registration Now Open

The CMCI Modeler’s Workshop with Aaron King on Friday, January 25, 2019, is for faculty, postdocs and students interested in biological dynamics, infectious disease ecology, inference for stochastic processes and time series analysis. The workshop will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and lunch is included. ¬†— REGISTER HERE! — Registration is required and […]

SAS Talks Scheduled Dec. 4

The Office of Research and Economic Development is sponsoring Short and Sweet Talks from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 4, in the IRIC Step Auditorium. Faculty from across campus will present on a variety of internationally-focused research projects. Each talk will include 20 easy-to-understand slides and each of those slides will be timed to 20 seconds. The […]

Faculty Invited to Learn abou...

Research and Faculty Development are hosting an informational¬†session on applying for an NSF CAREER award 2:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 3 and 4, (two identical sessions) in IRIC 305. NSF CAREER award recipients will be present (including our own Christine Parent) for Q&A and participants will leave with a resource packet of checklists, templates, […]

Proposal Writing Seminar Sept...

Research and Faculty Development (RFD) will host a training seminar designed to enhance skills that lead to successful proposals. In this session, Carly Cummings, director of RFD, will share tips and guidance for writing competitive proposals across all disciplines. The seminar is appropriate for faculty of all career stages. The session is from 2:30-4 p.m. […]