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Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3010
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-3010

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Morrill Hall Room 414
Moscow, ID  83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3010
Moscow, ID  83844-3010

Phone: 208-885-6162

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Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 103
Moscow, ID  83843

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3020
Moscow, ID  83844-3020

Phone: 208-885-6651

Fax: 208-885-4990

Email: osp@uidaho.edu

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Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 103
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 3003
Moscow, ID 83844-3003

Jeremy Tamsen
Phone: 208-885-4550
Email: tamsen@uidaho.edu
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Physical Address:
Water Center Suite 324
Boise, Idaho

Mailing Address:
322 E. Front St., Suite 324
Boise, ID 83702

Jana Jones
Phone: 208-364-4568
Email: janajones@uidaho.edu

Genes to Environment: Modeling, Mechanisms and Mapping (GEM3)

Rainbow Trout
Image Credit: Ernest Keeley

Image Credit: Zhongqi Chen

The University of Idaho is leading an award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support research aimed at uncovering and predicting how rainbow trout and sagebrush adapt to changing environments. Led by principal investigator and interim Idaho EPSCoR Project Director Janet E. Nelson, this is one of the largest statewide, multi-institutional research and education projects in Idaho’s history.

The five-year, $24 million project, Genes to Environment: Modeling, Mechanisms and Mapping (GEM3), is funded by the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) program, which is designed to fulfill NSF’s mandate to promote scientific progress nationwide. In addition to the $20 million in funding from NSF, $4 million in matching funds were provided by Idaho’s Higher Education Research Council. GEM3 will look into the genetic, environmental and social systems connected to rainbow trout and sagebrush populations while helping researchers better understand a broad range of organisms in the Gem State.

The project will foster a deeper integration of research expertise from many of Idaho’s top academic research centers and strengthen Idaho’s research capabilities to address some of the greatest challenges in understanding the natural world. The award is shared with collaborating Idaho EPSCoR partners at Boise State University and Idaho State University and will help inform natural resource policies and management decisions throughout the American West.

This is the eighth such EPSCoR RII award Idaho has received and a notable example of what Idaho’s universities can achieve by working together.

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Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 105

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3010
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-3010

Phone: 208-885-6689

Email: vpresearch@uidaho.edu

Web: ORED

Map

Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 414
Moscow, ID  83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3010
Moscow, ID  83844-3010

Phone: 208-885-6162

Email: ored-ora@uidaho.edu

Web: ORA Website

Map

Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 103
Moscow, ID  83843

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3020
Moscow, ID  83844-3020

Phone: 208-885-6651

Fax: 208-885-4990

Email: osp@uidaho.edu

Web: OSP Website

Map

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 103
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 3003
Moscow, ID 83844-3003

Jeremy Tamsen
Phone: 208-885-4550
Email: tamsen@uidaho.edu
Web: OTT Website

Map

Physical Address:
Water Center Suite 324
Boise, Idaho

Mailing Address:
322 E. Front St., Suite 324
Boise, ID 83702

Jana Jones
Phone: 208-364-4568
Email: janajones@uidaho.edu