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Camacho Named SACNAS Distinguished Mentor

Congratulations are in order for NIMBioS Advisory Board Member Erica Camacho honored with the 2012 SACNAS Distinguished Undergraduate Institution Mentor Award. Camacho, a professor at Arizona State University, was one of six recipients of the 2012 SACNAS Distinguished Awards. SACNAS … Continue reading

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Modern Math Workshop at SACNAS Promotes Diversity

More than 170 young mathematicians attended last week’s Modern Math Workshop at SACNAS, which NIMBioS took the lead in organizing this year. Mathematics undergraduates, graduate students, post-docs and early career faculty attended mini-courses, research talks and a panel highlighting opportunities … 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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NIMBioS Hosts Women in Science Meeting

Outreach to middle school girls, better treatment for international graduate students, tenure and promotion for women on UT campus — these are among the top issues for the members of the Association of Women in Science (AWIS) Tennessee chapter, who … Continue reading

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Middle School Girls Interview Scientists, Mathematicians at STEM Camp

NIMBioS postdoctoral fellows, faculty and UTK graduate students answered questions from middle school girls about their lives as female biologists and mathematicians at the Adventures in STEM day camp, held last week on the University of Tennessee (UT) campus. Co-hosted … 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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A perfect trio of women mathematical biologists

Over the last three days, we have posted three videos of three different women pioneering their way in the field of mathematical biology. Dr. Julia Arciero is an assistant professor in the mathematical sciences department at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Promotes Diversity in Science

NIMBioS collaborated with NSF math and biology centers this month to bring exciting programming in modern math and life science to the SACNAS national conference for advancing Hispanics, Chicanos, and Native Americans in science. Postdoctoral fellow Sharon Bewick and Associate … 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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