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2019-04-17
Jill Johnson Publishes Paper on Heat Shock Proteins in Nature Communications

Professor Jill Johnson, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Alberta and the University of Würzburg, recently published a paper in Nature Communications.

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2019-04-10
BCB PhD student Clint Elg awarded NSF graduate research fellowship program (GRFP) award

BCB PHD student Clint Elg is one of only 2,050 students country-wide who is receiving the prestigious and very competitive NSF graduate research fellowship this year!

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2019-04-03
Polymorphic Games Interns Win Big at the North Idaho Science & Engineering Fair

Emily Ball and Ari Carter, high school interns in the University of Idaho’s Polymorphic Games studio, won 5 major awards at the North Idaho Science & Engineering Fair in early March.

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CORE FACILITIES

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Genomics Resources Core

The IBEST Genomics Resources Core (GRC) provides researchers from the University of Idaho access to technology, experience, and expertise in genomics research. Applications of these technologies are commonly used in biomedical research, but the interdisciplinary focus of the University of Idaho results in a wide range of fields that can benefit from the core, including microbial studies, agricultural studies, forest management, and animal science. The Genomics Resources core is also available to researchers that are external to the University of Idaho.

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Computational Resources Core

The IBEST Computational Resources Core (CRC) serves as the computational backbone of evolutionary and computational biology research at the University of Idaho. It provides investigators with state of the art high performance computing and large data storage capacity for use in analyzing and managing large volumes of research data. Users of the core run jobs that may use hundreds of processors in parallel or large memory allocations and may run require weeks to complete. The CRC is explicitly designed to manage the complex computational and storage requirements for the IBEST researchers and core facilities with very high data reliability and availability. The core contains an advanced mix of high performance computing clusters, powerful servers and reliable data storage components as well as the knowledge and technical skills required to compress years of analysis into days.

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NKN Loves Data

Northwest Knowledge Network

The IBEST Northwest Knowledge Network (NKN) provides research data management and computing support for UI researchers and their regional, national, and international collaborators. Support for research data management, curation, and dynamic access keeps our researchers at the cutting-edge of science and increases and enhances our institution's competitiveness for external research grants. Quality data and metadata developed in research projects and curated by NKN is a valuable, long-term asset for a public land-grant University and provides a foundation and source upon which to develop and build new research and science.

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