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Lenhart Named National Women in Math Fellow

Congratulations to NIMBioS Associate Director for Education & Outreach Suzanne Lenhart whose sustained and lasting commitment to women in the mathematical sciences has led to her selection to the Inaugural Class of Fellows of the Association for Women in Mathematics … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Team Receives Best Publication Award

A paper on epidemic disease dynamics by a group of NIMBioS-associated researchers has won the prestigious Lord Robert May Best Paper Prize from the Journal of Biological Dynamics. “The impact of spatial arrangements on epidemic disease dynamics and intervention strategies” … Continue reading

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Gross Named Fellow of Society for Mathematical Biology

Congrats to NIMBioS Director Louis J. Gross on being named a Fellow in the inaugural class of Fellows of the Society for Mathematical Biology (SMB). A distinguished professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and mathematics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville … Continue reading

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Gavrilets Elected Member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Congratulations are in order for NIMBioS’ own Sergey Gavrilets who has been elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. He is one of 228 national and international scholars, artists, philanthropists, and business leaders in the class … Continue reading

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Blackwell-Tapia Conference Makes the Grade

The final report of the ninth annual Blackwell-Tapia Conference and Award Ceremony, held Oct. 28-29, is out and feedback from the participant feedback shows that by all measures the conference was a success. NIMBioS was the lead organizing institute, along with … Continue reading

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Congrats to Professor Lenhart!

Congratulations to Suzanne Lenhart, NIMBioS Associate Director for Education and Outreach and UT professor of mathematics, who has been nominated for the Southeastern Conference Professor of the Year award. The prestigious, university-level award recognizes those with outstanding records in both … Continue reading

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Gross Joins National Committee to Take On Data Science

NIMBioS Director Emeritus Louis Gross has been invited to join a select group of scientists and engineers from around the country to serve on a National Academies of Sciences committee to set a vision for the emerging discipline of data science … Continue reading

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Vazquez Receives Nation’s Top Math Prize at Blackwell-Tapia

Over 100 researchers, faculty, graduate students and others gathered last week to witness Mariel Vazquez, a professor of mathematics and microbiology and molecular genetics at the University of California, Davis, receive the nation’s highest research award for minority mathematicians, the 2016 … 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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