Category Archives: MSIs

Earl Talks Math Ecology to Fisk REU

NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow Julia Earl traveled to Nashville recently to present her work on movement ecology to undergraduates participating in Fisk University’s summer Research Experience for Undergraduates program. A rewarding experience, Earl said her talk, “Animals as ecosystem connectors: Does their movement path matter?” particularly … 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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NIMBioS Postdocs Share Research With Partner Institutions

Two NIMBioS researchers traveled across the country in February to NIMBioS minority-serving institution partners to share their enthusiasm about research at the interface of mathematics and biology NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow Gesham Magombedze spoke on “Transmission and persistence of Johne’s disease: “The … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Researchers Travel to Promote Diversity

NIMBioS researchers shared their science at minority-serving institutions last week to increase awareness among diverse groups about cutting-edge research in math and biology. NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow Maud Lelu traveled to Fisk University in Nashville, TN, to speak at a mathematics … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Signs Partnership with Tennessee State University

NIMBioS has signed a new minority-serving institution partnership with Tennessee State University to promote diversity in math and science. As part of the agreement, NIMBioS-affiliated scientists will visit TSU, give seminars and talk about opportunities at NIMBioS. TSU faculty and … Continue reading

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Ingersoll Shares Bat Ecologist Experience with UTEP

NIMBioS Postdoctoral Fellow Tom Ingersoll recently visited the University of Texas-El Paso (UTEP) to share his experiences in bat ecology and modeling by meeting with students and leading a workshop and field trip to Carlsbad Caverns National Park. In Ingersoll’s … Continue reading

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Ngonghala Presents the Buzz on Mosquitos and Malaria

NIMBioS Postdoctoral Fellow Calistus Ngonghala shared his research in modeling mosquito transmission of malaria at Howard University earlier this month. His talk, titled “The role of mosquito demography and nourishment habits on the dynamics of malaria transmission,” was presented to … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Postdoc Visits Cal State San Marcos

NIMBioS Postdoctoral Fellow Xavier Thibert-Plante discussed his research into the process of ecological speciation at a recent talk at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM). Thibert-Plante’s visit is a part of NIMBioS’ education and outreach efforts to partner with minority-serving … Continue reading

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Math’s Usefulness to Ecology Presented by Gaoue at Howard U

NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow Orou Gaoue visited Washington, D.C. last week to inspire Howard University students and faculty to think about real-life ecological questions that mathematics can answer. Gaoue gave a colloquium titled “Modeling the short- and long-term consequences of plant harvest by … Continue reading

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Moran Talks Global Change Modeling at Fisk

Dr. Emily Moran, NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow (center-right, tan jacket), traveled to Nashville last week to give a seminar on modeling global change at NIMBioS partner Fisk University. Moran presented “Hierarchical Bayesian Modeling and Ecology: two global-change case studies” to Fisk … Continue reading

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