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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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Malaria Paper Now Published

NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow Calistus Ngonghala’s paper on periodic oscillations in a model for the dynamics of malaria transmission has been published in Mathematical Biosciences. The model differs from standard  malaria models in that the vector behavioral patterns of feeding, egg … 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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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 Represents at Evolution 2012

Current and former NIMBioS researchers gathered in Ottawa last week for the Evolution 2012 conference. It was the first joint congress on evolutionary biology bringing together five professional societies: American Society of Naturalists, Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution, European … 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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NIMBioS Welcomes New Postdocs, Sabbatical Fellows

NIMBioS welcomes new postdoctoral and sabbatical fellows in the coming months to continue their research at the interface of mathematics and biology. The following postdocs arrive in August for their two-year long fellowship: Jeremy Beaulieu (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale) … 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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The Story of a Scientific Collaboration: How One Nature Paper Came to Be

Having a few linear algebraists as co-workers can come in handy — especially near Halloween — when one is stuck on a knotty mathematical biology problem with no clear solution. This proved to be the case for NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow … Continue reading

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