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March 24, 2017

NIMBioS Synthesis Incubator

Theme: Emerging Risks, Measured Responses

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In the spirit of synthesis, roundtable discussions and an evening networking event addressed a diverse set of problems representing Emerging Risks to forge new collaborative networks and new paths to Measured Responses.

Roundtable 1: Active Learning for the "M" in STEM: Preparing Students for Emerging Risks
Moderators: Lynn Hodge, Math Education, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville; Suzanne Lenhart, NIMBioS, Mathematics, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville; Sondra LoRe, NIMBioS/NISER

Roundtable 2: Building Adaptive Capacity into Conservation and Natural Resource Management Plans
Moderator: Paul Armsworth, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville

Roundtable 3: Big Data in Spatial Biology and Emerging Interdisciplinary Actions
Moderators: Agricola Odoi, Biomedical & Diagnostic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Univ. of Tennessee; Mona Papes, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville; Liem Tran, Geography, Univ. of Tennessee

Roundtable 4: The Biological and Evolutionary Dimensions of Host-Pathogen Interactions
Moderator: Colleen Jonsson, NIMBioS, Microbiology, Univ. of Tennessee

Keynote Speaker: James LeDuc, Director, Galveston National Laboratory, Univ. of Texas Medical Branch

Location: NIMBioS and the Foundry in Knoxville

Participation was by invitation only.

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Incubator Roundtables 2017


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