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All-Hands Virtual Poster Sess...

IMCI is hosting a virtual poster session as part of the GenoPheno All-Hands meeting for the EPSCoR Track-2 project on May 28-29. You are invited to participate. We are asking each presenter to create a 1-minute YouTube video that briefly introduces your research. A link to these “elevator pitch” videos will be included with the […]

University of Idaho Works to ...

University of Idaho Works to Develop Cure for COVID-19

This press release was written by Leigh Cooper in University of Idaho Communications and Marketing. View the original press release here. See the article published in the Idaho Press here. Dr. Marty Ytreberg is the Associate Director of IMCI. MOSCOW, Idaho — April 20, 2020 —The University of Idaho is working to identify a cure for coronaviruses, […]

Modeling COVID-19 in Idaho

Experts across the nation are using modeling to help make decisions regarding how to respond to COVID-19. But knowing the infection rate in New York or an estimated death toll in Washington state doesn’t really help our great state of Idaho. To address Idaho’s specific rural population, age distribution and travel, modeling researchers at Boise […]

Skilled Scientists Hard at Wo...

Skilled Scientists Hard at Work

As much as possible, even amid state shut-downs and online classes, IMCI scientists and researchers continue to work, strategize, collaborate and share their expertise. Director Holly Wichman is coordinating a team of modelers from across Idaho to help the state predict the spread of the virus so resources can be deployed proactively and strategically. And […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dynamic Virtual Protein (DVP)

Working Group leader: Jean-Marc Gauthier Group members: Jagdish Suresh Patel, Ian McGrath, Roger Lew Originated: April 2019 Description: This Working Group is part of the U of I’s NSF Track-2 EPSCOR Grant. They hold virtual reality meetings and user evaluation meetings weekly. The Dynamic Virtual Protein project is an app used to visualize and interact with […]