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SRE Team Publishes in Frontiers in Microbiology

Congratulations to the three students who participated in the 2014 Summer Research Experiences project on mathematical modeling of granuloma formation in Johne’s disease. The team, along with its mentors, has published their results in Frontiers in Microbiology. “Quantifying limits on replication, … Continue reading

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Working Group Publishes New Habitat Management Guide

A new management guide for selecting habitat- and patch-specific metrics in spatially-structured populations was published yesterday in Ecological Indicators. The paper is a result of efforts by the NIMBioS Working Group on Habitat for Migratory Species. The paper reviews the many … Continue reading

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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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