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Earl Talks Math Ecology to Fisk REU

NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow Julia Earl traveled to Nashville recently to present her work on movement ecology to undergraduates participating in Fisk University’s summer Research Experience for Undergraduates program. A rewarding experience, Earl said her talk, “Animals as ecosystem connectors: Does their movement path matter?” particularly … Continue reading

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Aguilar Visits Howard University, Shares Work on Developing Vaccines for Chagas’ Disease

The math colloquium at Howard University in November featured computational biology and vaccine development with a NIMBioS postdoctoral researcher as special speaker. Postdoctoral fellow Clemente Aguilar visited Howard’s mathematics department and spoke on: “Using Computational Tools for Accelerating the Development … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Postdocs Share Research With Partner Institutions

Two NIMBioS researchers traveled across the country in February to NIMBioS minority-serving institution partners to share their enthusiasm about research at the interface of mathematics and biology NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow Gesham Magombedze spoke on “Transmission and persistence of Johne’s disease: “The … Continue reading

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The Sound of Fear, Right at Your Desktop!

We are pleased to begin offering the audio and video recording of NIMBioS’ Interdisciplinary Seminars, beginning with Dan Blumstein’s talk about marmot vocalizations. If you missed “The sound of fear: A journey from marmot meadows to Hollywood” on Jan. 17, … Continue reading

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Lande Visits NIMBioS

Distinguished theoretical biologist Russell Lande visited NIMBioS yesterday and gave a seminar talk on the topic of phenotypic plasticity. Lande’s talk, “Adaptation to an extraordinary environment by evolution of phenotypic plasticity and genetic assimilation,” filled a packed classroom. Lande was … 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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Dr. Agusto To Discuss Math Modeling and Disease

“Mathematical modeling and optimal control of transmission of avian influenza” is the topic of an April 28 joint seminar sponsored by the Maryville College Science Literacy Series and the Maryville College Math Club. The event, which is free and open … Continue reading

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Postdoc Talks Proteins at University of Texas-El Paso

Dr. Yi Mao (center front in white shirt), NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow, recently visited students and faculty at the University of Texas-El Paso (UTEP) to present a seminar on her work with proteins. Her talk was titled: “Dynamic Simulation of Proteins: … Continue reading

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A Niche at Howard University

Dr. William Godsoe, NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow, visited Howard University in Washington, DC, to present a seminar titled “I Can’t Define the Niche But I’ll Know It When I See It: Why We Need Mathematics to Understand Species Distribution.” The talk … Continue reading

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The virtues of waiting, procrastinating and avoiding conflict

So was the advice from Dr. Fred Adler, NIMBioS Postdoctoral Fellows Invited Distinguished Visitor, who spoke on this topic at Tuesday’s NIMBioS Interdisciplinary Seminar. Adler, a professor in the mathematics and biology departments at the Univ. of Utah, was referring … Continue reading

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