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NIMBioS Welcomes New Postdocs

Several new postdoctoral fellows will begin their research soon at NIMBioS. Joining in the summer are Sarah Flanagan, Nourridine Siewe, and Sergei Tarasov. Flanagan (Biology, Texas A&M Univ.) will develop new predictive approaches for next-generation sequencing population genomics studies. Siewe … Continue reading

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NIMBioS, UT Welcome New Faculty

NIMBioS welcomes two new NIMBioS-affiliated assistant professors to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, beginning in January 2017. Tian Hong will join the Department of Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology as assistant professor of computational biology. Hong’s research focuses on … Continue reading

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Vazquez to Receive 2016 Blackwell-Tapia Prize

KNOXVILLE — The National Blackwell-Tapia Committee is pleased to announce that the 2016 Blackwell-Tapia Prize will be awarded to Mariel Vazquez, a professor in the departments of mathematics and of microbiology and molecular genetics at the University of California, Davis. … Continue reading

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Lenhart Receives Cox Professorship

Congratulations to NIMBioS Associate Director for Education and Outreach Suzanne Lenhart who has been named a James R. Cox Professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. A professor of mathematics, Lenhart has been affiliated with NIMBioS since its founding in … Continue reading

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Announcing the New Roster of Participants for the 2016 Summer Research Experience at NIMBioS

NIMBioS is pleased to announce the 16 undergraduates selected for its highly competitive 2016 Summer Research Experience (SRE) program. Participants were selected from a pool of more than 100 applicants. The program runs for eight weeks, from June 6-July 29. Participants will come to … Continue reading

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Welcome New Evaluation Associate

NIMBioS welcomes new staff member Sondra LoRe who will serve as Evaluation Associate in NIMBioS Evaluation Services. LoRe brings nearly 20 years experience in education, instruction, educational leadership, and evaluation with pre-K-20 programs and STEM schools. She has also served as a … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Dr. Brothers!

NIMBioS Associate Director for Diversity Enhancement Ernest Brothers has been elected president of the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools. Brothers is the associate dean of UT’s Graduate School, director of the Office of Graduate Training and Mentorship, and adjunct assistant professor … Continue reading

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You’re Invited to Celebrate Darwin!

Today marks the kick-off of the annual Darwin Day festivities at UT, a month-long celebration all things Darwin (and Wallace). Festivities kick off this evening with the giant Charles Darwin and Alfred Russell Wallace puppets. Look for them on Market Square and other spots … Continue reading

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Simon Levin Wins National Medal of Science

Congratulations to Simon Levin who has been awarded the National Medal of Science for his work unraveling ecological complexity using observational data and mathematical modeling. Levin is Princeton University’s George M. Moffett Professor of Biology and Professor of Ecology and … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Collaboration Targets HIV Infection

Research arising from a recent collaboration with a short-term visitor to NIMBioS and one of our senior personnel members has resulted in a publication in PLOS Computational Biology that investigates immune response to HIV infection. “Broad CTL Response in Early … Continue reading

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