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NIMBioS Visitor Calendar 2014

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Dates Visitor Affiliation Project Collaborators
  January 2014
9/2 - 5/30 *Jonathan Forde Mathematics & Computer Science, Hobart and William Smith College - -
1/14 - 1/19 Gabriela Hamerlinck Biology, Univ. of Iowa Modeling the roles of morphology and natal habitat in parasitoid host shifts Nathan Lemoine
1/14 - 1/19 Nathan Lemoine Biology, Florida International Univ. Modeling the roles of morphology and natal habitat in parasitoid host shifts Gabriela Hamerlinck
1/19 - 1/25 Sivan Leviyang Mathematics and Statistics, Georgetown Univ. Multi-epitope CTL response and HIV escape Vitaly Ganusov
1/30 - 2/1 Ariel Cintron-Arias Mathematics and Statistics, East Tennessee State Univ. Mathematical modeling of hepatitis B virus infection with therapy Suzanne Lenhart, Jonathan Forde
  February 2014
9/2 - 5/30 *Jonathan Forde Mathematics & Computer Science, Hobart and William Smith College - -
1/30 - 2/1 Ariel Cintron-Arias Mathematics and Statistics, East Tennessee State Univ. Mathematical modeling of hepatitis B virus infection with therapy Suzanne Lenhart, Jonathan Forde
2/3 - 5/30 *Yang Cao Computer Science, Virginia Tech. Multiscale stochastic simulation methods for reaction-diffusion systems with applications in biological and ecological models -
2/1 - 7/31 ***Anupam Priyadarshi Biosystematics and Ecology, Institute of Entomology, Czech Republic Multiscale stochastic simulation methods for reaction-diffusion systems with applications in biological and ecological models modeling of food web systems
2/1 - 2/4 Doug Begg Veterinary Science, Univ. of Sydney Immunity to infectious diseases Vitaly Ganusov, Gesham Magombedze
2/5 - 2/7 Allan Strand Biology, College of Charleston Population-genetic and genomic approaches for inferring species invasions and range expansion Kathleen Donahue, Charles Willis, Roger Cousens, Yaniv Brandvain, Sean Hoban
2/5 - 2/7 Kathleen Donohue Biology, Duke Univ. Population-genetic and genomic approaches for inferring species invasions and range expansion Allan Strand, Charles Willis, Roger Cousens, Yaniv Brandvain, Sean Hoban
2/5 - 2/7 Charles Willis Center for the Environment, Harvard Univ. Population-genetic and genomic approaches for inferring species invasions and range expansion Allan Strand, Kathleen Donahue, Roger Cousens, Yaniv Brandvain, Sean Hoban
2/5 - 2/7 Roger Cousens Resource Management & Geography, Univ. of Melbourne Population-genetic and genomic approaches for inferring species invasions and range expansion Allan Strand, Kathleen Donahue, Charles Willis, Yaniv Brandvain, Sean Hoban
2/5 - 2/7 Yaniv Brandvain Plant Biology, Univ. of Minnesota Population-genetic and genomic approaches for inferring species invasions and range expansion Allan Strand, Kathleen Donahue, Charles Willis, Roger Cousens, Sean Hoban
2/17 - 2/21 Kay Holekamp Zoology, Michigan State Univ. Modeling the consequences of social network dynamics in the spotted hyena Amiyaal Ilany
2/26 - 3/1 Nicole Mideo Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Univ. of Toronto What drives synchronicity in malaria infections? Judy Day, Ed LeGrand
  March 2014
9/2 - 5/30 *Jonathan Forde Mathematics & Computer Science, Hobart and William Smith College - -
2/3 - 5/30 *Yang Cao Computer Science, Virginia Tech. Multiscale stochastic simulation methods for reaction-diffusion systems with applications in biological and ecological models -
2/1 - 7/31 ***Anupam Priyadarshi Biosystematics and Ecology, Institute of Entomology, Czech Republic Predator preference in tri-trophic interactions andthe effect of dispersal on apparent competition -
2/26 - 3/1 Nicole Mideo Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Univ. of Toronto What drives synchronicity in malaria infections? Judy Day, Ed LeGrand
3/3 - 3/5 Berry Brosi Environmental Science, Emory Univ. Phenotypic plasticity as a mediator of biodiversity-ecosystem functioning relationships Carolyn Ayers, Heather Briggs, Paul Armsworth
3/3 - 3/5 Carolyn Ayers Pop. Biol. and Evol., Emory Univ. A null model of traplining and optimal route selection in bees Berry Brosi, Heather Briggs, Paul Armsworth
3/3 - 3/7 Heather Briggs Environmental Studies, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz Robustness of quantitative plant-pollinator networks Carolyn Ayers, Berry Brosi, Paul Armsworth
3/3 - 3/6 Patrick James Biological Sciences, Universite de Montreal Trophic-interactions and diversity-stability relationships in insect outbreak systems Anupam Priyadarshi, Vlastimil Krivan, Elise Filotas
3/3 - 3/6 Vlastimil Krivan Biology Center Trophic-interactions and diversity-stability relationships in insect outbreak systems Anupam Priyadarshi, Patrick James, Elise Filotas
3/3 - 3/6 Elise Filotas Science and Technology, Universite du Quebec, Teluq Trophic-interactions and diversity-stability relationships in insect outbreak systems Anupam Priyadarshi, Vlastimil Krivan, Patrick James
3/23 - 3/29 **Luis Jover Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology - -
3/25 - 3/27 Eugene KooninEvolutionary Genomics Research Group, National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) NIMBioS Postdoctoral Fellows Invited Distinguished Visitor NIMBioS postdocs
  April 2014
9/2 - 5/30 *Jonathan Forde Mathematics & Computer Science, Hobart and William Smith College - -
2/3 - 5/30 *Yang Cao Computer Science, Virginia Tech. Multiscale stochastic simulation methods for reaction-diffusion systems with applications in biological and ecological models -
2/1 - 7/31 ***Anupam Priyadarshi Biosystematics and Ecology, Institute of Entomology, Czech Republic Multiscale stochastic simulation methods for reaction-diffusion systems with applications in biological and ecological models modeling of food web systems
4/15 - 4/16
Canceled
Michael Lynch Biology, Indiana Univ. NIMBioS Postdoctoral Fellows Invited Distinguished Visitor NIMBioS postdocs
4/29 - 4/30 Leah Edelstein-Keshet Math, Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver - -
4/30 - 5/2 Yu Shiu Bioacoustic Research Program, Cornell Univ. Social Predator Vocalization Project: Recording and Analysis Arik Kershenbaum, Todd Freeberg, Marie Roch, Dan Blumstein, Rob Maher
4/30 - 5/15 Sara Waller Philosophy, Montana State Univ. Social Predator Vocalization Project: Recording and Analysis Arik Kershenbaum, Todd Freeberg, Marie Roch, Dan Blumstein, Rob Maher
  May 2014
9/2 - 5/30 *Jonathan Forde Mathematics & Computer Science, Hobart and William Smith College - -
2/3 - 5/30 *Yang Cao Computer Science, Virginia Tech. Multiscale stochastic simulation methods for reaction-diffusion systems with applications in biological and ecological models -
2/1 - 7/31 ***Anupam Priyadarshi Biosystematics and Ecology, Institute of Entomology, Czech Republic Multiscale stochastic simulation methods for reaction-diffusion systems with applications in biological and ecological models modeling of food web systems
4/30 - 5/2 Yu Shiu Bioacoustic Research Program, Cornell Univ. Social Predator Vocalization Project: Recording and Analysis Arik Kershenbaum, Todd Freeberg, Marie Roch, Dan Blumstein, Rob Maher
4/30 - 5/15 Sara Waller Philosophy, Montana State Univ. Social Predator Vocalization Project: Recording and Analysis Arik Kershenbaum, Todd Freeberg, Marie Roch, Dan Blumstein, Rob Maher
5/11 - 5/25 Pawel Gorecki Institute of Informatics, Univ. of Warsaw Mathematical properties of reconciling discordant gene trees Brian O'Meara, Oliver Eulenstein
5/11 - 5/25 Oliver Eulenstein Computer Science, Iowa State Univ. Mathematical properties of reconciling discordant gene trees Brian O'Meara, Pawel Gorecki
5/12 - 5/16 Fabiola Soto-Trejo Biological Sciences, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico Probabilistic inference of the biogeographic history of Florestina (Asteraceae, Bahieae) Nick Matzke, Angela Peace
5/13 - 5/16 Angela Peace Math, Arizona State University Probabilistic inference of the biogeographic history of Florestina (Asteraceae, Bahieae) Nick Matzke, Fabiola Soto-Trejo
5/18 - 5/21 Rachael M. Neilan Math, Duquesne Univ. Optimal control methods for age-based models Suzanne Lenhart, Scott Christly, Rene Salinas, Matt Oremland
5/18 - 5/21 Scott Christley Math, Univ. of Chicago Optimal control methods for age-based models Suzanne Lenhart, Rachael M. Neilan, Rene Salinas, Matt Oremland
5/18 - 5/21 Rene Salinas Mathematical Sciences, Appalachian State Univ. Optimal control methods for age-based models Suzanne Lenhart, Scott Christly, Rachael M. Neilan, Matt Oremland
5/18 - 5/21 Matt Oremland Math, Virginia Tech Optimal control methods for age-based models Suzanne Lenhart, Scott Christly, Rene Salinas, Rachael M. Neilan
5/25 - 6/7 Tinevimbo Shiri Phsyics, Ryerson Univ. Predicting bacteria shedding patterns of cattle with Johne's Disease Gesham Magombedze
  June 2014
2/1 - 7/31 ***Anupam Priyadarshi Biosystematics and Ecology, Institute of Entomology, Czech Republic Multiscale stochastic simulation methods for reaction-diffusion systems with applications in biological and ecological models modeling of food web systems
5/25 - 6/7 Tinevimbo Shiri Phsyics, Ryerson Univ. Predicting bacteria shedding patterns of cattle with Johne's Disease Gesham Magombedze
6/2 - 6/4 Sarah Taft
(participating via Skype)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Development and analysis of appropriate mathematical models for understanding low dose anthrax exposure in vivo and in vitro Judy Day, Stephanie Hines, Hyang Mi Kim, Megan Powell, Angela Reynolds
6/2 - 6/4 Stephanie Hines Battelle Development and analysis of appropriate mathematical models for understanding low dose anthrax exposure in vivo and in vitro Judy Day, Sarah Taft, Hyang Mi Kim, Megan Powell, Angela Reynolds
6/2 - 6/4 Megan Powell Mathematics, Univ. of St. Francis Development and analysis of appropriate mathematical models for understanding low dose anthrax exposure in vivo and in vitro Judy Day, Sarah Taft, Hyang Mi Kim, Stephanie Hines, Angela Reynolds
6/2 - 6/4 Angela Reynolds Virginia Commonwealth University Development and analysis of appropriate mathematical models for understanding low dose anthrax exposure in vivo and in vitro Judy Day, Sarah Taft, Hyang Mi Kim, Megan Powell, Stephanie Hines
6/8 - 6/11 Brittany Teller Biology, Penn State Conservation in context: combining biogeography and species traits to mechanistically model population spread under climate change Cristian Dambros, Michelle Lawing, Antonin Machac, James Bullock, Katriona Shea, Priyanga Amarsakre, Sergei Petrovskii, Mark Lewis
6/8 - 6/11 Cristian Dambros Biology, Univ. of Vermont Conservation in context: combining biogeography and species traits to mechanistically model population spread under climate change Brittany Teller, Michelle Lawing, Antonin Machac, James Bullock, Katriona Shea, Priyanga Amarsakre, Sergei Petrovskii, Mark Lewis
6/8 - 6/11 Michelle Lawing Ecosystem Science & Mgt, Texas A&M Univ. Conservation in context: combining biogeography and species traits to mechanistically model population spread under climate change Brittany Teller, Cristian Dambros, Antonin Machac, James Bullock, Katriona Shea, Priyanga Amarsakre, Sergei Petrovskii, Mark Lewis
6/8 - 6/11 Antonin Machac Biology, SUNY Stonybrook Conservation in context: combining biogeography and species traits to mechanistically model population spread under climate change Brittany Teller, Cristian Dambros, Michelle Lawing, James Bullock, Katriona Shea, Priyanga Amarsakre, Sergei Petrovskii, Mark Lewis
6/8 - 6/11 James Bullock Biology, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology Oxford, UK Conservation in context: combining biogeography and species traits to mechanistically model population spread under climate change Brittany Teller, Cristian Dambros, Michelle Lawing, Antonin Machac, Katriona Shea, Priyanga Amarsakre, Sergei Petrovskii, Mark Lewis
6/8 - 6/11 Katriona Shea Biology, Penn State Conservation in context: combining biogeography and species traits to mechanistically model population spread under climate change Brittany Teller, Cristian Dambros, Michelle Lawing, Antonin Machac, James Bullock, Priyanga Amarsakre, Sergei Petrovskii, Mark Lewis
6/8 - 6/11 Priyanga Amarsakre Biology, Univ. of California, Los Angeles Conservation in context: combining biogeography and species traits to mechanistically model population spread under climate change Brittany Teller, Cristian Dambros, Michelle Lawing, Antonin Machac, James Bullock, Katriona Shea, Sergei Petrovskii, Mark Lewis
6/8 - 6/11 Sergei Petrovskii Biology, Univ. of California, Los Angeles; Applied Mathematics, Univ. of Leicester Conservation in context: combining biogeography and species traits to mechanistically model population spread under climate change Brittany Teller, Cristian Dambros, Michelle Lawing, Antonin Machac, James Bullock, Katriona Shea, Priyanga Amarsakre, Mark Lewis
6/8 - 6/11 Mark Lewis Math, Univ. of Alberta, Canada Conservation in context: combining biogeography and species traits to mechanistically model population spread under climate change Brittany Teller, Cristian Dambros, Michelle Lawing, Antonin Machac, James Bullock, Katriona Shea, Priyanga Amarsakre, Sergei Petrovskii
6/9 - August *Jemal Mohammed-Awel Mathematics and Computer Science, Valdosta State University Investigating the combination of imperfect-vaccines and transmission-blocking vaccines in malaria control -
6/10 - 6/14 Ben Johannes Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, Univ. of Oxford Group cohesion and group conflict: linking models and empirical data Sergey Gavrilets
6/16 - 8/16 **Carolina Guerra Pallares Bioinformatics, Univ. of Texas, El Paso Prediction of major histocompatibility complex class II epitopes with sparse representation and logic minimization for multiple alleles Clemente Aguilar
  July 2014
6/9 - August *Jemal Mohammed-Awel Mathematics and Computer Science, Valdosta State University Investigating the combination of imperfect-vaccines and transmission-blocking vaccines in malaria control -
6/16 - 8/16 **Carolina Guerra Pallares Bioinformatics, Univ. of Texas, El Paso Prediction of major histocompatibility complex class II epitopes with sparse representation and logic minimization for multiple alleles Clemente Aguilar
7/21 - 7/25 Calistus Ngonghala Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School Investigating the impacts of Insecticide-treated nets on malaria control Olivia Prosper, Ruijun Zhao, Jemal Mohammed-Awel
7/21 - 7/25 Olivia Prosper Mathematics, Dartmouth College Investigating the impacts of Insecticide-treated nets on malaria control Calistus Ngonghala, Ruijun Zhao, Jemal Mohammed-Awel
7/23 - 7/27 Chihoon Lee Statistics, Colorado State Univ. Fitting cross-sectional epidemiological data to transmission models Cristina Lanzas, Shi Chen
7/24 - 7/29 Ruijun Zhao Mathematics and Statistics, Minnesota State University - Mankato Investigating the impacts of Insecticide-treated nets on malaria control Olivia Prosper, Calistus Ngonghala, Jemal Mohammed-Awel, Suzanne Lenhart, Eric Numfor
7/27 - 8/1 Carolina Romo Gonzalez Laboratorio de Bacteriologia Experiemental, Instituto Nacional de Pediatria Design of H. pylori Epitopes: An immunoinformatic approach Clemente Aguilar
7/27 - 8/8 William Morris Quantitative & Applied Ecology, Univ. of Melbourne Optimal allocation to addressing uncertainty in environmental project benefits Paul Armsworth
7/28 - 8/1 Brian Beckage Plant Biology, Univ. of Vermont Integrating human risk perception of global climate change into dynamic earth system models Louis Gross, Forrest Hoffman
7/28 - 8/17 Tony Jhwueng Statistics, Feng-Chia Univ. Studying tolerance of dry condition for Helianthus annuus through a phylogenetic regression analysis Brian O'Meara, Vasileios Maroulas
  August 2014
6/9 - August *Jemal Mohammed-Awel Mathematics and Computer Science, Valdosta State University Investigating the combination of imperfect-vaccines and transmission-blocking vaccines in malaria control -
7/28 - 8/1 Brian Beckage Univ. of Vermont, Plant Biology Integrating human risk perception of global climate change into dynamic earth system models Louis Gross, Forrest Hoffman
7/27 - 8/1 Carolina Romo Gonzalez Laboratorio de Bacteriologia Experiemental, Instituto Nacional de Pediatria Design of H. pylori Epitopes: An immunoinformatic approach Clemente Aguilar
7/27 - 8/8 William Morris Quantitative & Applied Ecology, Univ. of Melbourne Optimal allocation to addressing uncertainty in environmental project benefits Paul Armsworth
6/16 - 8/16 **Carolina Guerra Pallares Bioinformatics, Univ. of Texas, El Paso Prediction of major histocompatibility complex class II epitopes with sparse representation and logic minimization for multiple alleles Clemente Aguilar
7/28 - 8/17 Tony Jhwueng Statistics, Feng-Chia Univ. Studying tolerance of dry condition for Helianthus annuus through a phylogenetic regression analysis Brian O'Meara, Vasileios Maroulas
8/10 - 8/16 **Paul Blischak Evolution, Ecology & Organismal Biology, Ohio State Univ. Extending the comparative method using explicit models of hybridization with coalescence -
8/18 - 8/30 Suzanne O'Regan Math and Ecology, Univ. of Georgia The onset of spatial synchrony as early warning of metapopulation collapse Vasilis Dakos, Steve Carpenter, Tim Lenton, Jef Huisman, George Sugihara, Max Rietkerk, Tony Ives, Sonia Kéfi, Mercedes Pascual, Alan Hastings
8/18 - 8/30 Vasilis Dakos Biology and Ecology, Estacion Biologica de Donana, Sevilla, Spain The onset of spatial synchrony as early warning of metapopulation collapse Suzanne O'Regan, Steve Carpenter, Tim Lenton, Jef Huisman, George Sugihara, Max Rietkerk, Tony Ives, Sonia Kéfi, Mercedes Pascual, Alan Hastings
8/18 - 8/23 Abhishek Mallela Math & Stats, Univ. of Missouri Optimal Timing of Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy in the Presence of Anti-TB Treatment for HIV-TB co-infected individuals Suzanne Lenhart
  September 2014
9/1 - 9/23 **Christopher Baker Quantitative & Applied Ecology Group, Univ. of Melbourne Optimal control of invasive species eradication with multiple control methods Suzanne Lenhart, Paul Armsworth
9/7 - 9/16 Katsuya Tanaka Dept of Economics, and the Research Center for Sustainability and Environment, Shiga Univ. Developing a cost-effective payment system for forest carbon sequestriation in Shiga prefecture of central Japan Paul Armsworth, Seong-Hoon Cho, Daniel Hayes
9/7 - 9/17 Dan Warren Biology, Macquarie Univ. Integrating evolutionary history into niche and distribution modeling Nick Matzke
  October 2014
10/5 - 10/8 Peter Smouse Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources, Rutgers Univ. Seminar NIMBioS Postdoctoral Fellows
10/13 - 10/14 ***Gregers Jungersen National Veterinary Institute, Technical Univ. of Denmark Discuss the creation of an educational program at DTU for quantitative biology and disease modeling Lovisa Sunesson
10/13 - 10/14 ***Lovisa Sunesson National Veterinary Institute, Technical Univ. of Denmark Discuss the creation of an educational program at DTU for quantitative biology and disease modeling Gregers Jungersen
  November 2014
11/7 - 11/7 Miles Davenport Univ. of New South Wales Modeling immune response to HIV, malaria, and Mtb. Mike Gilchrist, Vitaly Ganusov
11/8 - 11/18 Jane White Mathematical Sciences, Univ. of Bath Controlling infection within heterogeneous populations Suzanne Lenhart
11/10 - 11/12 Hanna Kokko University of Zurich Postdoc Distinguished Visitor NIMBioS Postdocs
11/18 - 11/18 Robert Boyd Biological Anthropology, Arizona State Univ. Postdoc Distinguished Visitor NIMBioS Postdocs
  December 2014
12/1 - ? Laura Huenneke Northern Arizona Univ. Lou Gross, NIMBioS Postdocs
12/6 - 12/11 Birce Onal Biomedical Engineering, Ohio State Univ. Propogation and synchrony in the sinoatrial node Xiaopeng Zhao, Alexandros Gelastopoulos, Zana Coulibaly
12/6 - 12/11 Zana Coulibaly Math & Statistics, Univ. of Maryland Propogation and synchrony in the sinoatrial node Xiaopeng Zhao, Alexandros Gelastopoulos, Birce Onal
12/6 - 12/11 Alexandros Gelastopoulos Math, Boston Univ. Propogation and synchrony in the sinoatrial node Xiaopeng Zhao, Birce Onal, Zana Coulibaly

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