NIMBioS Leadership Team

Dr. Nina Fefferman

Director, NIMBioS
Associate Director, UTK One Health Initiative
Professor, Departments of Mathematics and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UTK
Fefferman Lab Website

Dr. Elizabeth Derryberry

Director, Outreach
Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UTK
Derryberry Lab Website

Dr. Mona Papes

Director, Spatial Analysis Lab
Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UTK
Papes Research Website


Our mission is to foster the growth of transdisciplinary approaches within mathematics and biology


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University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-3410

Nina Fefferman, Director


From 2008 until early 2021, NIMBioS was supported by the National Science Foundation through NSF Award #DBI-1300426, with additional support from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  Any options, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
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