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NIMBioS Working Groups are chosen to focus on major well-defined scientific questions at the interface between biology and mathematics that require insights from diverse researchers, meeting up to three times over a two-year period. Working Groups are relatively small with no more than 15 participants, focus on a well-defined topic and have well-defined goals and metrics of success. Participation is by invitation only. NIMBioS Working Groups have produced 225 journal papers, 127 presentations or posters, 16 book chapters, and 21 grant proposals.

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