Institute for Quantitative Biomedicine (IQB)

The IQB brings basic and applied researchers together with clinicians pursuing grand challenges in biomedical research using quantitative tools of measurement and analysis from chemistry, computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, and statistics.

The Institute is also the home to an interdisciplinary graduate program committed to training the next generation of researchers expert in the quantitative sciences for productive and rewarding careers at the interface with biology and medicine.

Research

News and Announcements

8th Annual Interdisciplinary Quantitative Biology Winter Boot Camp Science Communication in Biology and Medicine

The IQB will be hosting it's winter boot camp January 11-15, 2021. More information

Announcing a new "Agreement on Academic Exchange" between the Institute for Quantitative Biomedicine and the Institute for Protein Research at Osaka University.

The Directors of the Institute for Quantitative Biomedicine (Stephen K. Burley, M.D., D.Phil.) and the Institute for Protein Research at Osaka University (Atsushi Nakagawa, D.Phil.) recently concluded an agreement on academic exchange to enhance educational programs and academic research covering:

  1. Activities such as collaborative research, lectures, workshops, symposiums, etc. and the exchange of researchers pertaining thereto
  2. Exchange of information and materials in those fields, which are of interest to both institutions; and
  3. Exchange of students for a given period through a recognized exchange program

This agreement will remain in effect for five years through October 2025.

Interested IQB faculty members, postdoctoral fellows, and students can learn more about the Institute for Protein Research by visiting their website.

Please contact the IQB Director if you need help with introductions and information regarding available travel bursaries, etc.

RISE student Sophia Staggers wins 2020 MiTeGen-Society of Physics Students Undergraduate Poster Prize.

Sophia Staggers (Frostburg State University) presented her poster Understanding the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 non-structural protein 15 (Nsp15) in 3D at the 2020 American Crystallographic Association virtual meeting and was recognized with the 2020 MiTeGen-Society of Physics Students Undergraduate Poster Prize. Read More

Stephen K. Burley voted to become Fellow of the American Crystallographic Association in 2020

Dr. Burley, Founding Director of the Institute for Quantitative Biomedicine has been voted to become a Fellow of the American Crystallographic Association in 2020

Rutgers Center for COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness awards to IQB Resident Members

The Institute is pleased to announce that a number of resident members have received biomedical science awards from the newly-established Rutgers Center for COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness. Read More

Grossman Prize will Support Research Aimed at Advancing Drug Development

Dr. Darrin York, resident member of the Institute For Quantitative Biomedicine and a Henry Rutgers University Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, has received the second annual Grossman Innovation Prize from the School of Arts and Sciences. Read full article here

IQB Research Continuity Plans: Executive Summary

Please find the IQB Research Continuity Plans Executive Summary here

Development of New Courses

New crash courses, mini-courses, and full courses are in development. They are designed to provide students, staff, and faculty with key educational offerings currently missing in the sciences at Rutgers. Please contact us if you have content suggestions or if you would like to be involved in teaching.

Recent educational opportunities included a Crash Course on Anti-Cancer Immune Checkpoint Therapies: Immunology, Structural Biology, and Clinical Oncology and the Interdisciplinary Quantitative Biology Boot Camp: Summer Session 2017.

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Upcoming Events

Fall 2020 IQB Seminars

Event

Combating deleterious phases in ALS/FTD

James Shorter
University of Pennsylvania
December 09, 2020, 12:00pm
Zoom Meeting Link