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IGERT: MultiScale Transport in Environmental and Physiological Systems (MultiSTEPS)

Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Abstract

Transport processes such as fluid motion in biological systems at cellular, organismal and environmental levels are a key aspect of such challenges as targeted drug delivery, preventing cancer cell metastasis, and controlling pathogen spread through the biosphere. The discovery, analysis, and solution of critical issues in biological transport requires a… more »

Contributions[?]

Project members' contributions to the library and showcase are listed here.
Title Category Type Posted At
Field observations of fungal pathogen F. graminearum Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Interdisciplinary Research course connects engineering, biology Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Lab rotation requirement yields benefits for trainees Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
First MultiSTEPS trainee to receive PhD Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Fundamentals of Mechanics course taught Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Jumping on water: Drag based propulsion in E. cyanophlyctis and Acris spp. NSF IGERT 2013 Video & Poster Competition Video & Poster 05/20/13
Correlation between charge and extensibility in biological molecules Showcase Achievement 12/18/12
Atmospheric transport of plant pathogens Showcase Achievement 12/18/12
Trainees study release and transport of F. graminaerum spores Showcase Achievement 12/18/12
Actin dynamics in isolated C. elegans cells Showcase Achievement 12/18/12