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SRE Students Win Award for ComFlo

Congratulations to Ashish Gauli, Nathan Wikle and Ryan Yan — the three undergraduate students who developed mapping tool ComFlo as a part of their 2015 Summer Research Experience at NIMBioS. The team has been invited to attend the NatureServe EcoInformatics … Continue reading

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Lenhart Receives Lorayne Lester Award

Congratulations to NIMBioS Associate Director for Education and Outreach Suzanne Lenhart who has received the Lorayne W. Lester Award for 2015 from UTK’s College of Arts and Sciences. The purpose of the annual award is to recognize a faculty member who has … Continue reading

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Bishop Joins NIMBioS Leadership Team

NIMBioS is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. Pamela Bishop to Associate Director for STEM Evaluation. A new offering at NIMBioS this year, NIMBioS Evaluation Services is geared toward providing external evaluation services to the STEM research and education … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Workshop Inspires New Theme Issue

A new theme issue published this week in Philosophical Transactions B was inspired in part by the recent NIMBioS Workshop on Evolution and Warfare. “Solving the puzzle of collective action through inter-individual differences: evidence from primates and humans” is compiled and edited … Continue reading

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Postdoc Collaboration Yields Results

Congratulations to four former NIMBioS postdoctoral fellows whose collaboration while at NIMBioS has come to fruition in a paper published last week in Methods in Ecology and Evolution. In the paper, lead author Orou Gaoue, along with Calistus Ngonghala, Jiang Jiang … Continue reading

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Nose Picking and Other Notes from the Microbiome Workshop

Did you know that nose picking is useful to science? Indeed, the nasal passages have been mined, so to speak, for new insights into pathogens and the microbiome. You can now view the dirty details about this topic and many … Continue reading

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Prepare to Collaborate! Here’s How to Do It Well

What does it take to run a successful collaborative meeting? As a NIMBioS participant or organizer of an activity, you will meet and work with scientists from a variety of fields. Cross-disciplinary research can produce exciting results, but it also … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Paul Armsworth!

Congratulations are in order for Paul Armsworth who has been named a James R. Cox Professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Armsworth is NIMBioS Associate Director for Postdoctoral Activities. An associate professor in ecology and evolutionary biology, Armsworth has … Continue reading

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Testing the Waters: Summer Research Good Preparation

The NIMBioS Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates and Teachers (SRE) program helps prepare its participants for all the pressures and learning pleasures of graduate school, say a number of our SRE students. NIMBioS interviewed a participant from each of this year’s five … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Evaluation Services Now Available

NIMBioS is pleased to now offer its considerable experience and expertise in providing external evaluation services to the STEM research and education sector, with a particular emphasis on interdisciplinary programs. Under the guidance of Pamela Bishop (Ph.D., Evaluation, Statistics, and Measurement), … Continue reading

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