Tag: "transdisciplinary" at biology news
Grant allows ASU archaeologist to study how environment influences evolution
...lusive work done by specialists. "This really is a transdisciplinary
research project," Marean said. "Breaking down the boundaries between disciplines is very hard, but when you bring everyone together to interpret the same information, it gives you a lot more than if there was just that one specialist working on it."...
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute to host international alpha-proteobacteria symposium
...s. This approach is very much in the spirit of the transdisciplinary
research that we encourage at VBI." The alpha-proteobacteria include free-living bacteria as well as bacteria that live within the cells of other organisms. Mitochondria, the energy factories of higher cells, are also thought to be descendants of al...
Conference celebrates ten years of transdisciplinary education and research
...ical sessions that address many of the concerns in transdisciplinary
research and education. Attendees will have a rare.... This year, the conference celebrates a decade of transdisciplinary
education and research. IDPT began as an international conference designed to explore the sciences o...
ASU researchers test antibacterial effects of healing clays
... are bridging geology, microbiology, cell biology transdisciplinary
sciences, exactly what (ASU President) Michael Crow has been promoting. A year ago, I'd look at the clay and say, 'well that's dirt.' Now I know a little something about clay structure; Lynda knows a little bit about microbiology. Alone, we each woul...
NIH awards VBI, Mayo Clinic $2.4M to study chronic rhinosinusitis
...proved elusive." The new project will involve a transdisciplinary
team of immunologists, allergy physicians, otorhinolaryngology surgeons, and genomic scientists. Principal Investigator Hirohito Kita, professor of medicine at the Mayo Medical and Graduate Schools, will lead the project at Mayo Clinic, while Lawrenc...
Research without borders: Head of Santa Fe Institute to address NSF
...al problems such as these, which require creative, transdisciplinary
collaborations, is strongly encouraged and supported. Unfortunately, this has often proven to be problematic within the traditional departmental structure of universities. Bringing together highly diverse minds prepared to engage in substantive, in...