Established in 2008 with an award from the National Science Foundation, the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis brings together researchers from around the world to collaborate across disciplinary boundaries to find creative solutions to today's complex biological problems. The NIMBioS process and its results have united the forces of diverse academic communities, transforming the landscape of scientific research and education in the United States and the world. Read more »
This truly was one of the best interdisciplinary workshops on sustainability that I have been to.
Eli Fenichel, Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, on the DySoC/NIMBioS Investigative Workshop Extending the Theory of Sustainability
Pathogens and Mutualists in Plant Competition and Succession.
In a paper published in The American Naturalist, the NIMBioS Working Group on Plant-Soil Feedback Theory investigates the implications for plant competition and succession with pathogens and mutualists as joint drivers of host species coexistence and turnover.
Citation: Jiang J et al. 2019. Pathogens and mutualists as joint drivers of host species coexistence and turnover: implications for plant competition and succession. The American Naturalist. [Online] View more science features »