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
Two New Remote Sensing Studies.
NIMBioS postdoc Luis Carrasco has published two new studies in Remote Sensing.
One uses Lidar to characterize forest structure; the other develops methods for land cover mapping with Google Earth Engine.
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NIMBioS Awards $50,000 to UT Graduate Students.
NIMBioS is pleased to announce the 20 UTK graduate students who will each receive a $2500 award to supplement their funding for research and education.
New York based rap artist and playwright Baba Brinkman performs the world premiere of his Rap Guide to Culture on April 23. Baba is best known for his "Rap Guide" series of science-based hip-hop albums and theater shows, now playing off-Broadway.
Michele Gelfand, Distinguished Professor at the University of Maryland will discuss her new book, Rule Makers, Rule Breakers: How Tight and Loose Cultures Wire Our World on April 25. Her pioneering research into cultural norms has been cited thousands of times in the academic press and worldwide media.