NIMBioS Board of Advisors
|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.|
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: Raina Robeva – Mathematics, Randolph-Macon College
Linda J. S. Allen – Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech Univ.
Priyanga Amarasekare – Life Sciences, UCLA
Lydia Bourouiba – Civil & Environmental Engineering, MIT
Troy Day – Mathmatics & Statistics and Biology, Queens Univ., Canada
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
Kristin Jenkins – Executive Director, BioQUEST
Simon Kahan – Institute for Systems Biology; Computer Science & Engineering, Univ. of Washington
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
Raymond Mejia – Laboratory of Biological Modeling, National Institute of Health
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
Lea Popovic – Mathematics & Statistics, Concordia Univ., Canada
Anne Pusey – Evolutionary Anthropology, Duke Univ.
Pete Richerson – Environmental Science and Policy, Univ. of California, Davis
Tamar Schlick – Chemistry, Mathematics, and Computer Science, New York Univ.
Jorge Velasco Hernández* – Mathematics, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México
Talitha Washington – Mathematics, Howard Univ.
Joshua Weitz – Biology, Georgia Inst. of Technology
Nancy Zhang – Statistics, Wharton School, Univ. of Pennsylvania
* indicates members of the NIMBioS Committee to Promote Diversity
Former Advisory Board Members
Cheryl Briggs – Univ. of California, Santa Barbara
Matthew Keeling – Univ. of Warwick