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NIMBioS Website Wins Another Award

We’re pleased to announce that the NIMBioS website has won a Distinguished Technical Communication award from the Society for Technical Communication’s East Tennessee Chapter. The award is the highest level of recognition in the competition. Judges considered context of purpose, … Continue reading

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NSF CAREER Grant Awarded to Board Member

Mariel Vazquez, a member of the NIMBioS Board of Advisors, is the recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER Award for her innovative work on DNA topology. Vazquez is an associate professor of mathematics at San Francisco State University. Her … Continue reading

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NIMBioS GRAs Develop Award-winning Algorithm

NIMBioS graduate research assistant Adam Sullivan and former NIMBioS GRA Henian Xia are part of a team that has created an award-winning algorithm to improve the effectiveness of remote electrocardiography. Sullivan and Xia are both doctoral students in biomedical engineering … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Website Wins Award

We’re pleased to announce that the NIMBioS website has won a 2011 Award of Quality from the Public Relations Society of America Volunteer Chapter. The website was judged on content, navigation, visual design, interactivity, functionality and overall experience. Three levels … Continue reading

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NIMBioS GRA Wins Dissertation Award

NIMBioS GRA Premal Shah has received the Jim Tanner award for outstanding dissertation from UT’s Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Shah graduated this semester with a Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. He has been working in the lab … Continue reading

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Carr Wins Exceptional Accomplishment Award

NIMBioS High Performance Computing Specialist Eric Carr received an Exceptional Professional Accomplishment Award from the University of Tennessee’s Geography Department where Carr is a doctoral student. Carr’s research focuses on spatial-temporal modeling with application to high performance computing. In winning … Continue reading

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Lenhart Awarded UT’s Highest Faculty Honor

NIMBioS Associate Director for Education, Outreach & Diversity Suzanne Lenhart has been named a Chancellor’s Professor at the University of Tennessee (UT), where she is professor of mathematics. This is the highest lifetime honor that can be awarded to UT … Continue reading

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Lenhart Named SIAM Fellow

Dr. Suzanne Lenhart, professor of mathematics at the Univ. of Tennessee and NIMBioS Associate Director for Education, Outreach and Diversity, has been selected as a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). The fellowship honors SIAM members … Continue reading

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Riechert is Science Educator of the Year

Susan Riechert, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at the Univ. of Tennessee and senior NIMBioS collaborator, was recognized for her “Biology in a Box” program in her award Dec. 2 as Science Educator of the Year by the Tennessee … Continue reading

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Congratulations to New Recipients of Support

Renal function, a destructive disease in cattle, and an infection that can damage a growing human fetus are among the topics to be studied beginning in 2011 at NIMBioS. The range of topics to be investigated in new Working Groups … Continue reading

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