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CMCI Participation Survey

How has CMCI helped you? What do you currently need help with? Please tell us! This survey in intended for all University of Idaho CMCI participants, including students. It will only take a minute to complete and your answers are confidential. {Sorry! This survey was available only through September 6, 2019. HOWEVER, if you have […]

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, […]

IMCI Postdocs

Working Group leader: JT VanLeuven Group members: Lihong Zhao, Ousseini Issaka Salia, Dharmesh Patel, William Wang, Erich Seamon Originated: August 2018 Description: The IMCI postdocs working group brings IMCI core fellows and postdocs together to provide each other a support system that helps peers to navigate the challenges at work. In addition, the working group provides […]

Genotypes to Phenotypes

Genotypes to Phenotypes

On June 17-19, the team working on the RII Track-2 FEC: Using Biophysical Protein Models to Map Genetic Variation to Phenotypes met in Moscow for their 2nd annual All-Hands meeting. This research is a collaborative effort between the University of Idaho, Brown University and the University of Vermont. There are over 60 participants in the […]

Shirley Luckhart awarded Mode...

Title: DNA and protein modeling for P/asmodium falciparum dhfr and dhps sequences derived from an existing study in Kenya Project Team: Shirley Luckhart, Dharmesh Patel, JT Van Leuven Start Date: June, 2019 The UI, USUHS, and USAMRU-K teams have collected human blood samples from study-enrolled Kenyan adults for an NIH-funded project focused on defining the […]

2019 Research Report: Inspire...

2019 Research Report: Inspired Discoveries

It’s time to celebrate the impact we make as Idaho’s land-grant university says Dr. Janet Nelson, Vice President for Research and Economic Development. This year’s research report summarizes record-breaking expenditures and innovative contributions. It shows just a sliver of the impact made by U of I research, scholarship and creative activities. Download and enjoy!

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 […]