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NIMBioS 2016 Event Calendar Archive
  January 2016
Jan 1 NIMBioS administrative offices are closed for New Year's Day.
Jan 18 NIMBioS administrative offices are closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan 19
*NIMBioS Seminar. Chongle Pan (Computer Science and Mathematics Division, ORNL; Microbiology, Univ. of Tennessee)
Topic: Characterization of microbial evolution and physiology using big omics data
  February 2016
Feb 10
3:35-4:30 pm
BCMB/NIMBioS Seminar: Dr. Uduak George (Dale Magoun Professorship in Mathematics, Univ. of Louisiana, Monroe) Quantifying stretch and secretion in the embryonic lung: Implications for morphogenesis, 3:35-4:30 p.m., Walters Life Sciences, M307.
Feb 13
Darwin Day Tennessee Teacher Workshop: Teaching Evolution Without Tears
Feb 16
*NIMBioS Seminar. Maria Servedio (Biology, Univ. of North Carolina; Handling Editor, Evolution)
Topic: Models and mechanisms of male mate choice
Feb 22
12:20-1:10 pm
BCMB/NIMBioS Computational Biology Seminar: Dr. Koon-Kiu Yan (Associate Research Scientist (Gerstein Lab), Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale Univ.), A network approach for unraveling biocomplexity in omics data, M311 Walters Life Sciences
Feb 22
4:30-5:30 pm
EEB/Spatial Biology Seminar: Dr. Eben Broadbent (Spatial Ecology and Conservation Lab, Dept. of Geography, Univ. of Alabama), Ecology and conservation across spatial and temporal scales, Room 27, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
Feb 29
4:30-5:30 pm
EEB/Spatial Biology Seminar: Dr. Cory Merow (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Univ. of Connecticut) A network approach for unraveling biocomplexity in omics data, Room 27, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  March 2016
Mar 1
10-11:30 am
BCMB/NIMBioS Computational Biology Seminar: Dr.Tian Hong (Mathematics, Univ. of California, Irvine) Mathematical models for understanding phenotypic heterogeneity and plasticity of living cells, Hallam Auditorium, Room 206, Claxton
Mar 7-9 NIMBioS Working Group: Modeling Antimicrobial Resistance Intervention, 3rd meeting
Mar 8
10:00 am
Canceled
*NIMBioS Seminar. Peter Chesson** (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Univ. of Arizona)
Topic: Diversity maintenance: New concepts and theory for communities as multiple-scale entities
Mar 17-19 NIMBioS Working Group: Dispersal Biogeography, 2nd meeting
Mar 21-23 NIMBioS Working Group: Computational Landscape Genomics, 3rd meeting
Mar 21-23 NIMBioS Working Group: Spatial Cell Simulations, 2nd meeting
Mar 22
*NIMBioS Seminar. Alex Mogilner, Mathematics and Biology, Courant Institute; Biology, New York Univ.
Topic: Mechanical pathways of cell polarization and motility initiation
Mar 24-26 NIMBioS Working Group: Teaching Quantitative Bio, 2nd meeting
Mar 25 NIMBioS administrative offices are closed for Spring Holiday.
Mar 28-Apr 1 NIMBioS Working Group: Evolutionary Approaches to Sustainability, 4th meeting
Mar 29
*NIMBioS Seminar. Alison G. Power (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell Univ.)
Topic: From landscapes to coinfections: Plant virus epidemiology at multiple scales
Mar 29-Apr 2 NIMBioS Working Group: Vector Movement and Disease, 3rd meeting
  April 2016
Mar 28-Apr 1 NIMBioS Working Group: Evolutionary Approaches to Sustainability, 4th meeting
Mar 29-Apr 2 NIMBioS Working Group: Vector Movement and Disease, 3rd meeting
Apr 4-6 NIMBioS Working Group: Climate Proxies, 3rd meeting
Apr 4-7 NIMBioS Working Group: Modeling Organisms-to-Ecosystems, 2nd meeting
Apr 12
*NIMBioS Seminar. Michael Whitlock** (Zoology, Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver)
Topic: Selection in complex spatial settings
Apr 13-15 NIMBioS Working Group: Models of Produce Contamination, 1st meeting
Apr 14
*NIMBioS Seminar. Dr. Glenn Ledder (Mathematics, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln; NIMBioS Sabbatical Fellow)
Topic: Allocation of resources in two-component systems
Apr 18-21 NIMBioS Working Group: Modeling Molecules-to-Organisms, 2nd meeting
Apr 19
*NIMBioS Seminar. Dr. Urszula Ledzewicz** (Mathematics and Statistics, Southern Illinois Univ., Edwardsville, and Lodz Univ. of Technology, Poland)
Topic: Optimal protocols for combination therapies in cancer: How much, how often, in what sequence?
Apr 21-23 NIMBioS Working Group: Remotely Sensing Biodiversity, 1st meeting
Apr 25-27 NIMBioS Tutorial: Game Theoretical Modeling of Evolution in Structured Populations
  May 2016
May 2-4 NIMBioS Working Group: Prediction and Control of Cardiac Alternans, 1st meeting
May 4-6 NIMBioS Working Group: Cooperation and Cognition, 2nd meeting
May 10-13 NIMBioS Working Group: Migratory Habitat, 4th meeting
May 10-13 NIMBioS Working Group: Leptospirosis Modeling, 3rd meeting
May 16-18 46th Annual John H. Barrett Memorial Lectures in UT's Science & Engineering Bldg., 1414 Circle Dr., and poster session from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday NIMBioS.
May 16-20 NIMBioS Working Group: DEB Model for Trees, 3rd meeting
May 30 NIMBioS administrative offices are closed for Memorial Day.
  June 2016
Jun 6-Jul 29 Summer Research Experiences (SRE) at NIMBioS for Undergraduates
Jun 13-22 US-Canadian Institutes Epidemiology Summer Graduate School – Mathematical Modeling of Infectious Disease Spread
June 22-24 NIMBioS Working Group: Multiscale Vectored Plant Viruses, 2nd meeting
Jun 27-Jul 1 Adventures in STEM Camp
  July 2016
Jun 6-Jul 29 Summer Research Experiences (SRE) at NIMBioS for Undergraduates
Jun 27- Jul 1 Adventures in STEM Camp
Jul 4 NIMBioS administrative offices are closed for Independence Day.
Jul 15 Univ. of Tennessee Summer STEM Poster Symposium
Jul 25-27 Joint NIMBioS/SESYNC Working Group: Integrating Human Risk Perception of Global Climate Change into Dynamic Earth System Models, 5th meeting
Jul 25-27 NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Algebraic Mathematical Biology
Jul 29
9am-12:30pm
Summer Research Experiences (SRE): Final presentations, Hallam Auditorium, Rm 206
  August 2016
Aug 8-12 NIMBioS Tutorial: Evolutionary Quantitative Genetics 2016  
Aug 23
*NIMBioS Seminar. Sergei Tarasov, NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow
Topic: Systematics of dung beetles and ontology-informed models for phenotypic evolution
  September 2016
Sep 5 NIMBioS administrative offices are closed for Labor Day.
Sep 6
*NIMBioS Seminar. Nourridine Siewe, NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow
Topic: Granuloma formation in leishmaniasis: A mathematical model
Sep 20
*NIMBioS Seminar. Sarah Flanagan, NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow
Topic: Identifying signatures of selection on the genome: Case studies using pipefish
Sep 26-29 NIMBioS Working Group: Modeling Organisms-to-Ecosystems, 3rd meeting
  October 2016
Oct 4
*NIMBioS Seminar. Lauren Smith-Ramesh, NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow
Topic: Placing species invasions in a food web context: A new twist on old invasion hypotheses
Oct 6-8 NIMBioS Working Group: Teaching Quantitative Bio, 3rd meeting
Oct 8-9 Eighth Annual Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Mathematics and Biology, UT Conference Center
Oct 11
*NIMBioS Seminar. Mark Moffett, National Museum of Natural History
Topic: How a shift in social identity made enormous societies possible: An overlooked turning point in human evolution
Oct 11-13 NIMBioS Working Group: Remotely Sensing Biodiversity, 2nd meeting
Oct 12-13 Modern Math Workshop at SACNAS 2016, Long Beach, CA. Deadline to register: Oct 1.
Oct 18
*NIMBioS Seminar. Jay M. Ver Hoef**, Natl Marine Mammal Lab., NOAA-NMFS Alaska Fisheries Science Center
Topic: Modern spatial statistics: Basis functions, convolutions, and big data
Oct 19
1-4 pm
NIMBioS Advisory Board Meeting (virtual via Zoom)
Oct 19-21 NIMBioS Working Group: Spatial Cell Simulations, 3rd meeting
Oct 20-21 NIMBioS Working Group: Caulobacter Cell-Cycle Model, 1st meeting
Oct 28-29 Blackwell-Tapia Conference and Award Ceremony, hosted by NIMBioS at the UT Conference Center
  November 2016
Nov 1-4 NIMBioS Working Group: Leptospirosis Modeling, 4th meeting
Nov 7-9 NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Next Generation Genetic Monitoring
Nov 8
RM 105
*NIMBioS Seminar. Sergei Petrovskii, Applied Mathematics, Univ. of Leicester, UK
Topic: Biological invasion: Patchy invasion as a new paradigm of alien species spread
Nov 14-17 NIMBioS Working Group: Ecological Network Dynamics, 3rd meeting
Nov 15 noon
Rm 105
Brown Bag Seminar. Michael Reed, Biology, Tufts Univ.
Topic: What to expect when you're expecting...extinction
Nov 24-25 NIMBioS administrative offices are closed for Thanksgiving.
Nov 29 - Dec 2 NIMBioS Working Group: Modeling Molecules-to-Organisms, 3rd meeting
  December 2016
Nov 29 - Dec 2 NIMBioS Working Group: Modeling Molecules-to-Organisms, 3rd meeting
Dec 6 *NIMBioS Seminar. Dr. Avner Friedman, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, Ohio State Univ.
Topic: Tuberculosis and the immune system
Dec 14-16 NIMBioS Working Group: Prediction and Control of Cardiac Alternans, 2nd meeting
Dec 19-23 NIMBioS Working Group: Multiscale Vectored Plant Viruses, 3rd meeting
Dec 26-30 NIMBioS administrative offices are closed for Winter holiday.
 

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