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Best Student Paper: Plant Virus Transmission Dynamics

The 2012 Lee Segel Prize for Best Student Paper was awarded to a paper modeling virus transmission dynamics in grasses. The award was presented on Saturday at the 2012 Society for Mathematical Biology conference. “Spatiotemporal Model of Barley and Cereal … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Board Member Receives Nation’s Top Early-Career Award

NIMBioS board member Mariel Vazquez, a math professor at San Francisco State University, has been named one of the nation’s most promising young scientists for her work at the interface of mathematics and biology. President Barack Obama named Vazquez as … Continue reading

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Simberloff Wins World’s Top Prize for Ecology

Congratulations to UT professor and NIMBioS-affiliated researcher Dan Simberloff who has received the world’s pre-eminent prize for ecology and environmental science, the 2012 Ramon Margalef Award for Ecology. The award is presented annually by the Catalonian government in Spain, “to … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Website Wins International Award

NIMBioS is pleased to announce that our website has won an international award for excellence in technical communication from the Society for Technical Communication’s (STC) 2012 International Summit Awards. The Award of Excellence is given to an entry that “demonstrates an … Continue reading

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NIMBioS at the Fair

NIMBioS sponsored two awards for biological research projects using mathematical methods at this year’s Southern Appalachian Science & Engineering Fair. Samiha Ahsan and Ashley Parks, both of Oak Ridge High School, share the senior level prize for their project “Mathematical … 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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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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