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
Saving Amphibians, One Tadpole at a Time.
Angela Peace and Suzanne O'Regan, along with UT's Matt Gray, has culminated in A collaboration with former NIMBioS postdocs a new study in Ecological Modeling that investigates the dynamics of a highly virulent ranavirus. Targeting only one transmission pathway is unlikely to thwart invasion, the study finds.
Citation: Peace A et al. 2019. A highly invasive chimeric ranavirus can decimate tadpole populations rapidly through multiple transmission pathways. Ecological Modelling 410:108777. [Online]
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