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NIMBioS Board of Advisors

Board photo.
October 2017 Board Meeting at NIMBioS. (L to R): Chris Welsh, Zhilan Feng, Pete Richerson, Pryanga Amaraskekare, John Glasser, Louis Gross, Lydia Bourouiba, Jacob LaRiviere, Mark Lewis, Jorge Velasco Hernandez, Suzanne Lenhart

The NIMBioS Board of Advisors consists of a select group of researchers and educators external to the University of Tennessee with expertise spanning a broad range of topics connected to mathematical and computational biology and STEM education. Board members serve three-year terms. In addition to reviewing all requests for support, they provide advice and guidance to the Leadership Team on programmatic focus areas and strategic planning.

Chair: Jorge Velasco Hernández* – Mathematics, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México
Linda J. S. Allen – Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech Univ.
Priyanga Amarasekare – Life Sciences, UCLA
Lydia Bourouiba – Civil & Environmental Engineering, MIT
Zhilan Feng – Mathematics, Purdue Univ.
John Glasser – Mathematical Epidemiology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Purdue Univ.; Emory Univ.
Mary Guttieri – Executive VP, Metabiota
Alexander Hoffmann – Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, UCLA; Director, QCBio
Jacob LaRiviere – Economics, Univ. of Tennessee, and Microsoft
Mark Lewis – Biological Sciences, Univ. of Alberta, Canada
Sandy Liebhold – Entomology, USDA Forest Service
Mark McPeek – Biological Sciences, Dartmouth
Claudia Munoz-Zanzi* – Epidemiology & Community Health, Univ. of Minnesota
Gustavo Palacios – National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases, George Mason Univ.
Joshua B. Plotkin – Biology, Univ. of Pennsylvania
Pete Richerson – Environmental Science and Policy, Univ. of California, Davis
Joshua Weitz – Biology, Georgia Inst. of Technology

* indicates members of the NIMBioS Committee to Promote Diversity

Former Advisory Board Members

Cheryl Briggs – Univ. of California, Santa Barbara
Sarah Brosnan – Georgia State Univ.
Erika Camacho – Arizona State Univ.
Carlos Castillo-Chavez – Arizona State Univ.
Iain Couzin – Princeton Univ.
Troy Day – Queens Univ., Canada
Scott Edwards – Harvard Univ.
Sarah Elgin – Washington Univ. in St. Louis
Bard Ermentrout – Univ. of Pittsburgh
Lisa Fauci – Tulane Univ.
Eli Fenichel – Yale Univ.
James Glazier – Indiana Univ.
Gregory Goins – North Carolina A&T State Univ.
Alan Hastings – Univ. of California, Davis
Christine Heitsch – Georgia Institute of Technology
Susan Holmes – Stanford Univ.
Peter Hudson – Pennsylvania State Univ.
Fern Hunt – National Inst. of Standards and Technology
Julius Jackson – Michigan State Univ.
Trachette Jackson – Univ. of Michigan
Overtoun Jenda – Auburn Univ.
Kristin Jenkins – BioQUEST
Colleen Jonsson – Univ. Louisville
John Jungck – Beloit College
Simon Kahan – Univ. of Washington
Matthew Keeling – Univ. of Warwick
Nancy Kopell – Boston Univ.
Donna Koslowsky – Michigan State Univ.
David Krakauer – Santa Fe Institute
Laura Kubatko – Ohio State Univ.
Jonathan Mattingly – Duke Univ.
Ellis McKenzie – National Institute of Health
Raymond Mejia – National Institute of Health
George Middendorf – Howard Univ.
Melanie Mitchell – Portland State Univ.
Kiona Ogle – Arizona State Univ.
Carl Panetta – St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Lea Popovic – Concordia Univ., Canada
Anne Pusey – Duke Univ.
Raina Robeva – Mathematics, Randolph-Macon College
Gary Smith – Univ. of Pennsylvania
Lisa Sattenspiel – Univ. of Missouri
Tamar Schlick – New York Univ.
Ynte Hein Schukken – Cornell Univ.
DeWitt Sumners – Florida State Univ.
John Tyson – Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.
Marcy Uyenoyama – Duke Univ.
Mariel Vazquez – San Francisco State Univ.
Talitha Washington – Howard Univ.
Colleen Webb – Colorado State Univ.
Leor Weinberger – Univ. of California, San Diego
Jianhong Wu – York Univ.
Aziz Yakubu – Howard Univ.
Nancy Zhang – Univ. of Pennsylvania
Board photo.
October 2014 Board Meeting at NIMBioS. (Back row, L to R) Troy Day, Joshua Weitz, Julius Jackson, Pete Richerson, Sandy Liebhold, Kristin Jenkins, Raina Robeva, Raymond Mejia. (Front row, L to R) Nancy Zhang, Laura Kubatko, Erika Camacho, Colleen Webb, Sarah Brosnan, Jorge Velasco Hernandez, Claudia Munoz-Zanzi, Lydia Bourouiba, Eli Fenichel, Talitha Washington. Not Pictured: Pryanga Amaraskekare, Lea Popovic, Tamar Schlick, Marcy Uyenoyama, Jianhong Wu.

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