Quickfire Post #1 – Phillip Shin

* Post 3 links to exemplar transdisciplinary collectives/labs/companies. Write one sentence explaining what is unique about each linked entity.

  • http://www.ccmb.med.umich.edu/node/478
    • Barry Grant’s research involves the use of computational approaches, based on both biophysics and bioinformatics, to study the structure, function and evolution of key biological macromolecules
  • http://liulab.engin.umich.edu/research
    • Allen Liu’s lab uses tools and techniques in microengineering, biophysics, cell biology, systems biology, biochemistry, and molecular biology to understand how physical and biochemical stimuli influence biological processes.
  • http://www.kristenharrison.org/current-mahdlab-research.html
    • Kristen Harrison’s research initiative is engaged with media, marketing, and family predictors of early childhood obesity within home, community, and cultural contexts.

* Post 3 links to exemplar transdisciplinary projects. Write one sentence explaining what is unique about each linked entity

  • http://inforest.frec.vt.edu/
    • An ecosystem services toolkit to help land managers quantify the impact of land management scenarios on carbon, water quality, and biodiversity.
  • http://www.lisa.stat.vt.edu/
    • LISA (Virginia Tech’s Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis) helps other disciplines by offering a wide range of statistical advice.
  • http://francestanford.stanford.edu/
    • The France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies’ fundamental goal is to foster interdisciplinary collaboration and exchange between Stanford researchers and students and their French counterparts.
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