Established in 2008 with an award from the National Science Foundation, the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis brings together researchers from around the world to collaborate across disciplinary boundaries to find creative solutions to today's complex biological problems. The NIMBioS process and its results have united the forces of diverse academic communities, transforming the landscape of scientific research and education in the United States and the world. Read more »
This truly was one of the best interdisciplinary workshops on sustainability that I have been to.
Eli Fenichel, Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, on the DySoC/NIMBioS Investigative Workshop Extending the Theory of Sustainability
Daily Rhythms in Pain Sensitivity.
A collaboration begun at the NIMBioS Research Collaboration Workshop for Women in Mathematical Biology held in 2015 has culminated in a new computational model, published in PLOS Computational Biology, that successfully predicts how daily pain sensitivity rhythms affect pain processing in healthy adults and in people with neuropathic pain.
Citation: Crodelle J, Piltz SH, Hagenauer MH, Booth V. 2019. Modeling the daily rhythm of human pain processing in the dorsal horn. PLoS Comput Biol 15(6): e1007106.
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