Category Archives: graduates

Enhancing STEM Diversity at Field of Dreams

Math students from diverse groups attended the Field of Dreams Conference in St. Louis this month to hear about graduate opportunities in the mathematical sciences, and NIMBioS was represented as a part of its commitment to enhance diversity in the STEM … Continue reading

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Teachers Explore Local Fossils with Paleontologists

Fossils and paleontology were the special topics this year for an exciting teacher workshop hosted at NIMBioS, the final event for Darwin Day Tennessee festivities. Lesson plans for K-12 on local fossils, developed by paleontologist Alycia Stigall of Ohio State … Continue reading

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Math and Biology Interface Meets Steampunk

Science and math educators are always looking for innovative ways to make their messages memorable  — which is why NIMBioS participated in a unique outreach event for middle school kids this week blending STEM and the science fiction genre “steampunk.” … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Undergrads – Where are They Now?

Their lives once converged here for a summer research experience at NIMBioS, but now our undergraduate alumni study pipets at Stony Brook University, viral evolution at UCLA, and computational ecology at the University of Oregon, among many other experiences. NIMBioS has … Continue reading

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Building New Connections at SACNAS 2014

This year’s Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Annual Conference in Los Angeles had a mighty NIMBioS presence: two members of the the NIMBioS leadership team, two postdoctoral researchers, and four SRE undergraduates all … Continue reading

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Aguilar Visits Howard University, Shares Work on Developing Vaccines for Chagas’ Disease

The math colloquium at Howard University in November featured computational biology and vaccine development with a NIMBioS postdoctoral researcher as special speaker. Postdoctoral fellow Clemente Aguilar visited Howard’s mathematics department and spoke on: “Using Computational Tools for Accelerating the Development … Continue reading

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Graduate Students Connect Biological Data with Mathematical Models

The 2013 Summer Graduate Workshop, co-sponsored by NIMBioS, the Mathematical Biosciences Institute and the Centre for Applied Mathematics in Bioscience and Medicine, has begun with a full slate of modeling lectures and computer activities scheduled for the two-week program. The … Continue reading

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Students Model Rabies at Wildlife Disease Association Meeting

The University of Tennessee student chapter of the Wildlife Disease Association met at NIMBioS last week for an introduction to mathematical modeling of wildlife diseases including rabies. Participants learned about the value of mathematical models for describing and understanding biological phenomena … Continue reading

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New Research Opportunities for Grad Students at NIMBioS

NIMBioS is excited to unveil its newest research and educational opportunity: the Visiting Graduate Student Fellowship. The fellowship supports visits for up to several months and is designed to facilitate graduate student training while fostering research at the interface of … Continue reading

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