Unlike its robust environmental counterpart, the National Science Foundation,1 NIGMS has had some trouble finding mathematical and engineering talent. "One of our pushes has been to get people from other disciplines into the biological sciences to do the kind of modeling we're talking about," said James Cassatt, director, Division of Cell Biology and Biophysics at NIGMS. "For example, we have a supplement program that we fund for scientists who want to do [computational] modeling on an...
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