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A multidisciplinary Purdue research team will lead one of eight national nanomedicine development centers.
The National Institutes of Health awarded the team $7 million over five years to study the use of a nanomotor, a microscopic biological machine, for potential use in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases such as cancer, AIDS, hepatitis B and influenza.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $2 million interdisciplinary grant to a group of researchers led by Dr. Val Tannen, professor of computer and information science, to design a next-generation data integration system for evolutionary biologists working on the Assembling the Tree of Life (AToL) initiative.
The Optical Physics Interdisciplinary Laboratory (OPIL) is an organization within the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, at the University of Michigan. The primary aim of OPIL is to enhance the intellectual environment in LS&A and throughout the University of Michigan, and to promote cross-disciplinary work in fields related by optical physics.
Students working in (Rensennlauer's) O.T. Swanson Multidisciplinary Design lab (MDL) solve real engineering challenges for some of the world's biggest and most innovative companies. The results? Solid, well-defined solutions for sponsors and an unparalleled multidisciplinary experience for students.
The Interdisciplinary Laboratory on Interacting Knowledge Systems (ILIKS) is an "European Joint Laboratory" (Laboratoire Européen Associé or LEA), an initiative of the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) which will study the theoretical foundations of interaction under a strongly interdisciplinary approach, by developing rigorous models grounded on Cognitive Science, Linguistics, Philosophy, Economy, as well as Logics and Computer Science.
Originally posted by marg6043
...CDC may have gotten its budget but not enough to fund them.