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Sabbatical Fellows at NIMBioS in 2015

NIMBioS supported several Sabbatical Fellows each year during the period 2010 – 2016. NIMBioS no longer provides financial support for Sabbatical Fellows, but continues to provide office space and a collaborative scientific environment for self-supported visitors. These individuals come to NIMBioS for visits of up to several months duration, with the length of stay determined by the objectives of the proposed project. For more information about self-supported visits and how to apply, click here.

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Visitor photo. Richard Schugart (Mathematics, Western Kentucky Univ.)

Project Title: Investigating optimal treatment protocols for the treatment of a bacterial infection in a wound using oxygen therapy

Richard Schugart will use optimal control theory to analyze and develop oxygen therapy treatment protocols for treating bacterial infection in wounds.

Sabbatical Dates: August 17, 2015 - July 28, 2016

C. Price photo.

Charles "Chuck" Price (Biology, Univ. of Western Australia)

Project Title: Understanding the physical drivers of allometric patterns in trees.

Chuck Price will utilize novel theoretical approaches based on physical first principles combined with a meta-analysis of published data to advance our understanding of the general principles governing plant form and allometry.

Sabbatical Dates: June 1, 2015 - May 31, 2016

NIMBioS seminar:Flow similarity, stochastic branching, and quarter power scaling in plants

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