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Students Model Rabies at Wildlife Disease Association Meeting

The¬†University of Tennessee student chapter of the Wildlife Disease Association met at NIMBioS last week for an introduction to mathematical modeling of wildlife diseases including rabies. Participants learned about the value of mathematical models for describing and understanding biological phenomena … Continue reading

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Brothers to Direct Diversity Efforts at NIMBioS

NIMBioS welcomes Ernest Brothers as associate director for diversity enhancement, a newly created leadership role at NIMBioS. Brothers is an assistant dean in the Graduate School of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, overseeing the Office of Graduate Training and Mentorship. … 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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Lenhart Named American Mathematical Society Fellow

  Suzanne Lenhart has been chosen to join the inaugural class of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS). Lenhart, NIMBioS Associate Director for Education, Outreach & Diversity, was chosen for this honor “in view of [her] distinguished contributions to … Continue reading

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Microbiology Prof New Associate Director for Graduate Education

NIMBioS welcomes Alison Buchan, associate professor of microbiology at UT, as NIMBioS’ associate director for graduate education, effective Sept. 1. Buchan’s research focuses on the roles of microbes in natural environments. Major objectives in Buchan’s lab include linking microbial taxa … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Among the Big Trees

NIMBioS hit the trail to Albright Grove in Great Smoky Mountains National Park last weekend. The grove is an excellent example of old-growth cove hardwood forest, and includes giant hemlocks and tulip trees. Hikers included a Andrea Pugliese from Trento … Continue reading

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New to Lead Postdoctoral Activities at NIMBioS

NIMBioS welcomes John C. New, a professor of public health and epidemiology in the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture College of Veterinary Medicine, in the newly-created position of associate director for postdoctoral activities at NIMBioS. New’s research focuses on … Continue reading

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Gross Reappointed to National Academies’ Board

We’re please to announce that NIMBioS Director Louis Gross has been reappointed to serve as a member of The National Academies Board of Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies, one of six subject area divisions that enlist the … Continue reading

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Lenhart Awarded UT’s Highest Faculty Honor

NIMBioS Associate Director for Education, Outreach & Diversity Suzanne Lenhart has been named a Chancellor’s Professor at the University of Tennessee (UT), where she is professor of mathematics. This is the highest lifetime honor that can be awarded to UT … Continue reading

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Lenhart Named SIAM Fellow

Dr. Suzanne Lenhart, professor of mathematics at the Univ. of Tennessee and NIMBioS Associate Director for Education, Outreach and Diversity, has been selected as a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). The fellowship honors SIAM members … Continue reading

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