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NIMBioS 2020 Event Calendar Archive
Due to COVID-19 concerns, all activities that involved travel to NIMBioS from March 10th through July 31st were canceled or postponed.
  January 2020
Jan 1 NIMBioS administrative offices are closed for New Year's Day.
  February 2020
Feb 1 Monthly deadline to apply for Short-term Visits to NIMBioS beginning after March 15.
Feb 3 Ecological Society of America (ESA) Southeast Chapter Communications Training
Feb 4
3:30 p.m.
DySoC/NIMBioS Seminar. Carlos A. Botero, Biology, Washington Univ., Saint Louis, MO
Topic: Ecological and evolutionary modeling shed light into the evolution and spread of human agriculture
Feb 27-29 Quantitative Biology at Community Colleges Network Meeting, hosted by NIMBioS.
  March 2020
Mar 1 Monthly deadline to apply for Short-term Visits to NIMBioS beginning after April 15.
Mar 3
3:30 p.m.
DySoC/NIMBioS Seminar. Christian Houle, Political Science, Michigan State Univ.
Topic: The political implications of ethnic inequality
Mar 3
2 p.m.
Pre-workshop online Webinar for NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Quantitative Education in Life Science Graduate Programs
Mar 10 Postponed due to COVID-19. DySoC/NIMBioS Seminar. Neil Johnson, Physics, The George Washington Univ., Washington D.C.
Topic: Online ecologies of distrust and hate
Mar 12-14 Postponed due to COVID-19. Short-term visitor to NIMBioS: Kling et al. collaborating with Suzanne Lenhart and Charles Sims on "Computational models of adaptive management"
Mar 16-18 Postponed due to COVID-19. NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Quantitative Education in Life Science Graduate Programs
Mar 16-18 Postponed due to COVID-19. Short-term visitors to NIMBioS: Petrovskii et al. collaborating with UT paleontoligist Colin Sumrall to study "Transient dynamics of mass extinctions: Linking the past to the future"
Mar 23-26 Postponed due to COVID-19. Short-term visitors to NIMBioS: Zhou et al. collaborating to study "Biodiversity loss in the face of global change"
Mar 24
3:30 p.m.
Online only
NIMBioS/Math Biology Seminar. Sandy Liebhold, Research Entomologist, Northern Research Station, USDA Forest Service.
Topic: Socioeconomic drivers of historical global insect invasions
Mar 31
3:30 p.m.
NIMBioS Webinar. Video icon. The role of applied math in real-time pandemic response: How basic disease models work with Dr. Nina Fefferman, Mathematics, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Univ. of Tennessee
  April 2020
Apr 1 Monthly deadline to apply for Short-term Visits to NIMBioS beginning after May 15.
Apr 1-3 Postponed due to COVID-19. NIMBioS Tutorial: Adaptive Management.
Apr 1-4 Postponed due to COVID-19. Short-term visitors to NIMBioS: Chang and Masuda collaborating with Paul Armsworth and his research group to study "Using environmental social media to combat issue polarization for common pool resources"
Apr 6-9 Postponed due to COVID-19. Short-term visitors to NIMBioS: Ferguson et al. collaborating with Bialic-Murphy and others to study "Quantifying the effects of non-native invaders on the biodiversity of island ecosystems and developing biologically and economically efficient restoration strategies"
Apr 7
3:30 p.m.
Video icon. NIMBioS Webinar. Costs and benefits of defending against viral infection: Lessons from natural ecosystems with Dr. David Talmy, Microbiology, Univ. of Tennessee
Apr 7 Postponed due to COVID-19. DySoC/NIMBioS Seminar. Michael Bailey, Research Scientist Manager, Facebook
Topic: The economic impact of social networks
Apr 10 NIMBioS administrative offices are closed for Spring Holiday.
Apr 14
3:30 p.m.
Video icon. NIMBioS Webinar. Modeling for a globally connected world: What models are good for and how they work with Dr. Louis Gross, Mathematics and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Univ. of Tennessee
Apr 21
3:30 p.m.
Video icon. NIMBioS Webinar. Mathematical modeling of malaria transmission by mosquitoes with Dr. Vitaly Ganusov, Assoc. Professor, Microbiology, Univ. of Tennessee
  May 2020
May 1 Monthly deadline to apply for Short-term Visits to NIMBioS beginning after June 15
May 5-8 Postponed due to COVID-19. Short-term visitors to NIMBioS: Manore et al. collaborating with Louis Gross to study "Grower decisions and cooperation impact on crop disease spread"
May 11-15 Postponed due to COVID-19. Short-term visitor to NIMBioS: Molofsky et al. collaborating on "Exploring the edge of trait space with theoretical models"
May 12-15 Postponed due to COVID-19. Short-term visitors to NIMBioS: Lawani et al. collaborating with Amanda Hyman, Paul Armsworth, and Orou Gaoue on "Addressing conservation issues in Benin with innovative optimization models"
May 18-22 Postponed due to COVID-19. Short-term visitor to NIMBioS: Bernoff et al. collaborating with Christopher Strickland on "Foraging and social interaction in the formation of locust hopper bands"
May 25 NIMBioS administrative offices are closed for Memorial Day.
May 27-30 Postponed due to COVID-19. Short-term visitors to NIMBioS: Kivlin et al. group collaborating on "Creating a framework to interpret and model plant and mycorrhizal fungal traits at the global scale"
  June 2020
Jun 1 Monthly deadline to apply for Short-term Visits to NIMBioS beginning after July 15
Jun 1-Jul 10 NIMBioS Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (SRE)
Jun 1-3 Postponed due to COVID-19. TRIPODS+X Meeting/Innovation Lab

*Unless otherwise noted, NIMBioS Seminars are held in Rm. 206, Claxton Building, 1122 Volunteer Blvd. Light refreshments will be served starting 30 min. before seminars.


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