Category Archives: REU/REV

Working Hard and Playing Hard: NIMBioS REU is Halfway

Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. We’re at the mid-point of this summer’s 2013 NIMBioS REU program, and already the 2013 class has created some fun memories while working hard. Pool parties with other REU groups, trips to see synchronous fireflies in … Continue reading

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Day 1: Learning & Fun at REU

Nineteen of the country’s top undergraduates in mathematics and biology and related fields began their eight-week journey of research and discovery yesterday with NIMBioS’ Research Experiences for Undergraduates program. Hailing from colleges and universities across the country, the students will … Continue reading

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Congratulations to REU Participants for 2013

NIMBioS is pleased to announce the 19 participants selected for the 2013 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. The program will run for eight weeks this summer from June 10-August 2. Participants will live on campus and work in teams … Continue reading

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NIMBioS REUs: The work is done! And has only just begun…

All eighteen undergraduates in NIMBioS’ 2012 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program ended their eight-week research projects today and presented their results. Working closely with NIMBioS postdocs and UT faculty as mentors, each REU worked on one of six different … Continue reading

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All Activities Continue as NIMBioS Recovers from Flood

With a few inconveniences, operations at NIMBioS are continuing normally in the aftermath of last week’s flooding. A fast and heavy downpour on Thursday night, July 19, along with nearby construction that may have disrupted drainage, caused the flooding of … Continue reading

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REU’s Present in UT STEM REU Symposium

Students from NIMBioS’ Research Experience for Underdergraduates (REU) joined undergraduates from colleges and universities all over the country to present their original research in a poster symposium last week in the University of Tennessee’s (UT) Baker Center Toyota Auditorium. The … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Welcomes New REU Class

A talented group of eighteen undergraduates arrived at NIMBioS this morning to begin their eight-week immersion at the interface of mathematics and biology in the 2012 NIMBioS Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) . Now in its fourth year, this highly … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Shares Biology & Math at USA Science & Engineering Festival

NIMBioS had a great time in DC last weekend exhibiting to a crowd of more than 150,000 at the USA Science and Engineering Festival. Billed as “the largest celebration of science in the USA,” special guests included “rock stars” of … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Outreach Featured on AAAS Site

NIMBioS’s Education and Outreach program is a featured story on the AAAS Member Central website. Padmini Rangamani, UC Berkeley postdoctoral fellow and past NIMBioS workshop participant, interviewed Kelly Sturner, NIMBioS Education & Outreach Coordinator for the story. Sturner discusses how … Continue reading

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Botesteanu Wins MAA Outstanding Presentation Award

Dana-Adriana Botesteanu, a participant in NIMBioS’ 2011 REU program, has won an “Outstanding Presentation” award from the Mathematical Association of America for her poster at the Undergraduate Poster Session at the 2012 Joint Mathematics Meetings. Botesteanu’s poster presentation, “How does … Continue reading

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