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NIMBioS Visitor Calendar

The NIMBioS Visitor Calendar lists all visitors to the institute, including Short-term Visitors, Sabbatical Fellows, Visiting Graduate Student Fellows, and Self-supported Visitors.

Dates Visitor/Affiliation Project Collaborator(s)
  September 2019
Sep 10 Jeremy Van Cleve (Biology, Univ. of Kentucky) DySoC/NIMBioS Seminar: Components of cooperation: Synergy in structured populations and the evolution of guilt
Sep 24-26 Richard Horan (Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Michigan State Univ.); David Finnoff (Economics and Finance, Univ. Wyoming) Incorporating environmental and demographic stochasticity into bioeconomic models of optimal renewable resource management Charles Sims
  October 2019
Oct 10-11 Ivan Sudakov (Physics, Univ. of Dayton); Sergei Petrovskii (Mathematics, Univ. of Leicester, UK); James D. Witts (Earth & Planetary Sciences, Univ. of New Mexico); Colin Carlson (Biology, Georgetown Univ.) Nonlinearity in past mass extinctions Colin D. Sumrall (Paleobiologist, Earth and Planetary Sciences)
Oct 15 Luke J. Matthews (Behavioral and Social Scientist, RAND Corporation; Faculty, Pardee RAND Graduate School; Co-Director, RAND Center for Applied Network Analysis and System Science) DySoC/NIMBioS Seminar: Cultural inheritance mechanics: Their affordances for evolutionary adaptation and applications to policy analysis
Oct 18-19 Liz Stanhope (Lewis & Clark College); Kristine Grayson (Univ. of Richmond); Erik Larson (Macalester College); Paul Overvoorde (Macalester College); Andrew Zieffler (Univ. of Minnesota) Assessing undergraduate quantitative biology skills Suzanne Lenhart; Louis Gross
Oct 18-21 Maria Leite (Mathematics and Statistics, Univ. of South Florida); Benito Chen-Charpentier (Mathematics, Univ. of Texas); Natali Hritonenko (Mathematics, Prairie View A&M Univ., TX); Folashade Agusto (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Univ. of Kansas) Plant sustainability under virus co-infection and harvesting Orou Gaoue
Oct 24-26 Noa Pinter-Wollman (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UCLA); Elizabeth Hobson (Bio Sciences, Univ. of Cincinnati); Michaela Puck Rombach (Math & Stats, Univ. of Vermont); Saray Shai (Comp Sci, Wesleyan Univ.); Matthew Silk (Ecology and Conservation, Univ of Exeter); Orr Spiegel (Zoology, Tel Aviv Univ.) Null models in social behavior Nina Fefferman
  November 2019
Nov 25-26 Kim Cuddington (Biology, Univ. of Waterloo, ON); Tessa Francis (Puget Sound Institute, Univ. of Washington, Tacoma); Alan Hastings (Environmental Science and Policy, Univ. of California, Davis); Ying-Cheng Lai (School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Arizona State Univ,Tempe); Simon Levin (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton Univ., NJ); Andrew Morozov (Mathematics, Univ. of Leicester, UK); Sergei Petrovskii (Mathematics, Univ. of Leicester, UK); Mary Lou Zeeman (Mathematics, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME) Mismatched transients in the dynamics of social and ecological systems Sergey Gavrilets
  January 2020
Jan 23-25 Abdelaziz Lawani (Agriculture, Eastern Kentucky Univ.); Daniel Miller (Univ. of Illinois); Sonia Padonou (Univ. of Illinois) Addressing conservation issues in Benin with innovative optimization models Amanda Hyman, Paul Armsworth, Orou Gaoue

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  Past 2019 Visits
Dates Visitor/Affiliation Project Collaborator(s)
  February 2019
Feb 8-11 Folashade Agusto (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Univ. of Kansas); Benito Chen (Mathematics, Univ. of Texas Arlington); Maria Leite (Mathematics and Statistics, Univ. of South Florida) Sustainability of harvesting non-timber forest products in fragmented landscape: A mathematical framework Orou Gaoue
  April 2019
Apr 10-14 Krithi K. Karanth (Executive Director, Centre for Wildlife Studies, Bangalore; Assoc. Conservation Scientist, Wildlife Conservation Society, New York; Adjunct Asst. Professor, Duke Univ.) Resolving human-wildlife conflict with innovative social-ecological solutions. Seminar: Living with Wildlife: Insights from conservation research, technology and education programs in India, April 11 Charlotte Chang
Apr 23-24 Baba Brinkman (Rap artist and playwright) Performed the world premiere of his Rap Guide to Culture, April 23
  May 2019
May 1 - Jun 30 Brielle Kwarta (Mathematics, Univ. of Washington) Extensions of the SRE project on economic modeling of free-roaming cats in Knox County Charles Sims, Suzanne Lenhart
May 6-9 Noa Pinter-Wollman (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Univ. of California, Los Angeles) Developing topological tools for multiscale feedback in collaborative behavioral systems Nina Fefferman
May 10-17 Andrew Morozov (Mathematics, Univ. of Leicester, UK); Sergei Petrovskii (Mathematics, Univ. of Leicester, UK) Continue collaboration stemming from the Long Transients Working Group meeting. Sergey Gavrilets
May 28-31 Irina Vortkamp (Mathematics & Computer Science, Osnabrück Univ.) Optimization methods for discrete time models in agricultural land use Suzanne Lenhart
May 29-Jun 3 Jason Bintz (Mathematics, Johnson Univ., Tennessee) Use of optimal control theory for resource allocation in population models; Modeling the infectious disease Clostridioides difficile Suzanne Lenhart
  July 2019
Jul 14-31 Oscar Martinez (Mathematics, El Colegio de la Frontera Sur) Using spatial ecology tools to assess the conservation status of Mesoamerican bees Monica PapeĊŸ, Luis Carrasco Tornero
Jul 15 - Aug 2 Tony Jhwueng (Statistics, Feng-Chia Univ.) Studying Phylogenetic Trait Evolution through Bridge Processes Brian O'Meara
July 16-18 Gesham Magombedze (Center for Infectious Diseases Research and Experimental Therapeutics, Baylor Health Care); Judith Stabel (USDA, Infectious Bacterial Diseases Research: Ames, IA) Mathematical and biological modeling of Johne's disease immunology Shigetoshi Eda
Jul 21-26 Eric Numfor (Mathematics, Agusta College) Cell-to-cell model of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) Suzanne Lenhart
Jul 29 - Aug 3 Lauren Childs (Mathematics, Virginia Tech) Modeling malaria parasite diversity Nina Fefferman
  August 2019
Aug 7-9 Gary C. An (Division of Acute Care Surgery, Univ. of Vermont Larner College of Medicine) Control Discovery Techniques Applied to Mathematical Models for Critical Care Medicine Judy Day
Aug 25-31 Heather Brooks (Mathematics, UCLA); Maryann Hohn (Mathematics, Pomona College); Candice Price (Mathematics, Smith College); Ami Radunskaya (Mathematics, Pomona College); Suzanne Sindi (Mathematics, UC Merced); Nakeya Williams (U.S. Merchant Marine Academy); Shelby Wilson (Biology, Univ. of Maryland) Parasite risks and the evolution of social behaviors and emergent population organization Nina Fefferman

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