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Now at NIMBioS

Week of August 18–24

Visitors: Susan O'Regan, Vasilis Dakos, Abhishek Mallela

Week of August 25–31

Two new postdocs arrive at NIMBioS: Caroline Farrior (EEB, Princeton) and Ioannis Sgouralis (Mathematics, Duke)
Visitors: Susan O'Regan, Vasilis Dakos, Abhishek Mallela
 
 

Comparative evaluation of potential indicators and temporal sampling protocols for monitoring genetic erosion
Optimal sampling of seeds from plant populations for ex-situ conservation of genetic biodiversity…
Persistent oscillations and backward bifurcation in a malaria model with varying human and mosquito populations…
Ecological effects and human use of commercial mosquito insecticides in aquatic communities
The elemental composition of virus particles: implications for marine biogeochemical cycles
Investigating the performance of AIC in selecting phylogenetic models
Effects of animal movement strategies and costs on the distribution of active subsidies across simple landscapes
An overview of the utility of population simulation software in molecular ecology
Spatial genetic structure in 21 populations of butternut, a temperate forest tree (Juglans cinerea L.), is correlated to spatial arrangement, habitat, and land-use history
Competition for antigen between Th1 and Th2 responses determines the timing of the immune response switch during Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis infection in ruminants
Three keys to the radiation of angiosperms into freezing environments
Effects of subsidy quality on reciprocal subsidies: How leaf litter species changes frog biomass
An image processing based paradigm for the extraction of tonal sounds in cetacean communications
Water stress strengthens mutualism among ants, trees, and scale insects
Behavioral refuges and predator-prey coexistence
Mighty small: Observing and modeling individual microbes becomes big science
The encoding of individual identity in dolphin signature whistles: how much information is needed?
Entropy rate as a measure of animal vocal complexity
Evaluation of the "Iceberg Phenomenon" in Johne's Disease through mathematical modeling
Evaluating the significance of paleophylogeographic species distribution models in reconstructing quaternary range-shifts of Nearctic Chelonians
Carryover effects in amphibians: How much complexity is needed to predict survival?
Demographic network and multi-season occupancy modeling of Rana sylvatica reveal spatial and temporal patterns of connectivity
War, space, and the evolution of Old World complex societies
Strong species-environment feedback shapes plant community assembly along environmental gradients
Modeling the forest
Latent tuberculosis: Models, computational efforts and the pathogen's regulatory mechanisms during dormancy
Cellular and population plasticity of helper CD4(+) T cell responses
Defoliaton and bark harvesting affect life history traits of a tropical tree
Homosexuality via canalized sexual development: A testing protocol for a new epigenetic model
Asymmetric selection and the evolution of extraordinary defences. Nature Communications
Analysis and simulation of propagule dispersal and salinity intrusion from storm surge on the movement of a marsh–mangrove ecotone in south Florida
Evolution of mate choice and the so called magic traits in ecological speciation
Demographic network and multi-season occupancy modeling of Rana sylvatica reveal spatial and temporal patterns of population connectivity and persistence
The ability of landowners and their cooperatives to leverage payments greater than opportunity costs from conservation contract
Structural balance in the social networks of a wild mammal
Spatial subsidies, trophic state, and community structure: Examining the effects of leaf litter input on ponds
The impact of bed-net use on malaria prevalence
Understanding TB latency using computational and dynamic modelling procedures
Species tree inference by the STAR method and its generalizations
Understanding TB latency using computational and dynamic modelling procedures
Global mapping of infectious disease
Optimal control in individual-based models: Implications from aggregated methods
Behavioural changes and the adaptive diversification of pigeons and doves
On the role of screening and educational campaigns on controlling HCV in correctional institutions
Fatal or harmless: Extreme bistability induced by sterilizing, sexually transmitted pathogens
Identifying Transmission Cycles at the Human-Animal Interface: The role of animal reservoirs in maintaining Gambiense human African trypanosomiasis
Homosexuality as a consequence of epigenetically canalized sexual development
Mathematical modeling of viral zoonoses in wildlife
Stochastic models for competing species with a shared pathogen
Understanding TB latency using computational and dynamic modelling procedures
Incentives in the family II: Behavioral dynamics and the evolution of non-costly signaling
Communicating science through music: A case study from mathematics and biology
Multiple merger genes genealogies in two species: Monophyly, paraphyly, and polyphyly for two examples of Lambda coalescents
Modeling stabilizing selection: Expanding the Ornstein-Uhlenbeck model of adaptive evolution
Coevolution in multidimensional trait space favors escape from parasites and pathogens
Human origins and the transition from promiscuity to pair-bonding
On the evolutionary origins of the egalitarian syndrome
Using optimal control theory to identify network structures that foster synchrony
How facilitation may interfere with ecological speciation
Genetic evidence for hybridization in red oaks (Quercus sect. Lobatae, Fagaceae)
Beyond Lyme: Aeitology of tick-borne human diseases with emphasis on the south-eastern United States
How a hurricane disturbance influences extreme CO2 fluxes and variance in a tropical forest
Optimal control of integrodifference equations with growth-harvesting-dispersal order
Data-driven models for regional coral-reef dynamics

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6th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference

Apply now for funding to attend the 6th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics, to be held Nov. 1-2, 2014, in Knoxville. The conference will feature student talks, posters, and a career panel discussion. Plenary speakers are Joseph Tien, Associate Professor of Mathematics at The Ohio State University, and Jeremy Smith, Governor's Chair at the University of Tennessee and Director of the University of Tennessee/Oak Ridge National Lab Center for Molecular Biophysics. For more information about the conference and how to register and apply for funding, click here.  Descriptive flyer.

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Requests for NIMBioS Support

Requests for NIMBioS support for Working Groups, Investigative Workshops, and Sabbatical Fellows are considered two times per year, with deadlines on March 1 and September 1. Descriptive Flyer.

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Call for Postdoctoral Fellowships

NIMBioS considers applications for postdoctoral scholarship two times per year, with deadlines on September 1 and December 11. Descriptive Flyer.

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Lymphoid Cells in Acute Inflammation

Applications are now being accepted for the NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Lymphoid Cells in Acute Inflammation, to be held Jan 15-16, 2015, at NIMBioS. Application deadline: Sep 30, 2014. Descriptive flyer

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Information and Entropy

Apply now for the NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Information and Entropy, April 8-10, 2015, at NIMBioS. Application deadline: November 12, 2014. Descriptive Flyer.

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Requests for Visits to NIMBioS

NIMBioS hosts short-term supported visitors and self-supported visitors. Visit requests are considered at any time, but applications should be submitted a minimum of 6 weeks prior to the proposed visit date.

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Apply for Graduate Student Fellowship

NIMBioS offers fellowships for visits to NIMBioS for up to several months by graduate students interested in pursuing research with NIMBioS senior personnel, postdoctoral fellows or working group participants.

Click here for more information about research and training opportunities.

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NIMBioS Seminars will resume in September 2014. Seminars are available for viewing via live streaming during the seminar and are archived as video on NIMBioS' YouTube channel.

Watch NIMBioS Seminars Online