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Gross Named Fellow of Society for Mathematical Biology

Congrats to NIMBioS Director Louis J. Gross on being named a Fellow in the inaugural class of Fellows of the Society for Mathematical Biology (SMB). A distinguished professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and mathematics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Welcomes Dr. Gross

KNOXVILLE—Louis J. Gross has been named the new NIMBioS director, effective July 1, 2017. Gross is a distinguished professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and mathematics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, the founding director of NIMBioS and director of … Continue reading

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Gavrilets Elected Member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Congratulations are in order for NIMBioS’ own Sergey Gavrilets who has been elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. He is one of 228 national and international scholars, artists, philanthropists, and business leaders in the class … Continue reading

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Congrats to Professor Lenhart!

Congratulations to Suzanne Lenhart, NIMBioS Associate Director for Education and Outreach and UT professor of mathematics at UT, who has been nominated for the Southeastern Conference Professor of the Year award. The prestigious, university-level award recognizes those with outstanding records … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Parades for Science!

In celebration of Darwin Day, NIMBioS joined UT’s Darwin Day Tennessee organization to parade for science! Chanting “Science for the people!” and “What do we want? Science! When do we want it? After peer review!” a group of undergraduates, graduate … Continue reading

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Gross Joins National Committee to Take On Data Science

NIMBioS Director Emeritus Louis Gross has been invited to join a select group of scientists and engineers from around the country to serve on a National Academies of Sciences committee to set a vision for the emerging discipline of data science … Continue reading

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Lenhart Receives Cox Professorship

Congratulations to NIMBioS Associate Director for Education and Outreach Suzanne Lenhart who has been named a James R. Cox Professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. A professor of mathematics, Lenhart has been affiliated with NIMBioS since its founding in … Continue reading

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2015 NIMBioS Undergraduate Conference Attendance Tops 100

With topics ranging from modeling an Ebola outbreak to studies of pathogenic genetic mutations, the seventh annual Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Mathematics and Biology was a success with more than 130 undergraduates and faculty participating. More than 50 presentations — … Continue reading

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Lenhart Receives Lorayne Lester Award

Congratulations to NIMBioS Associate Director for Education and Outreach Suzanne Lenhart who has received the Lorayne W. Lester Award for 2015 from UTK’s College of Arts and Sciences. The purpose of the annual award is to recognize a faculty member who has … Continue reading

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Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Awards Grant to NIMBioS for 2016 Blackwell-Tapia Conference

NIMBioS’ plan to host the 2016 Blackwell-Tapia Conference and Awards Ceremony, an event focused on fostering the careers of minority groups underrepresented in the mathematical sciences, received a big boost this month from a $26,364 award from the Alfred P. Sloan … Continue reading

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