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Colleen Jonsson, an expert in infectious disease dynamics and molecular virology, has been named the new NIMBioS Director to begin January 2015. Read more.

 

Now at NIMBioS

Week of November 24–30

Tue 3:30 p.m.: NIMBioS Seminar: Steven Abel
Thu-Fri: Thanksgiving. NIMBioS administrative offices will be closed.

Week of December 1–7

Tue 3:30 p.m.: NIMBioS Seminar: Ioannis Sgouralis
Wed-Fri: Investigative Workshop: Heart Rhythm Disorders
Visitors: Laura Huenneke, Birce Onal, Zana Coulibaly, Alexandros Gelastopoulos
 
 

Internet and Free Press Are Associated with Reduced Lags in Global Outbreak Reporting
Non-timber forest product harvest does not affect the genetic diversity of a tropical tree despite negative effects on population fitness
A comparison of elasticities of viral levels to specific immune response mechanisms in human immunodeficiency virus infection
Model selection in historical biogeography reveals that founder-event speciation is a crucial process in island clades
The socioecology of Monk Parakeets: Insights into parrot social complexity
Conservation paleobiology needs phylogenetic methods
Quantifying the impact of decay in bed-net efficacy on malaria transmission
Model selection in historical biogeography reveals that found-event speciation is a crucial process in island clades
Impacts of an interdisciplinary research center on participant publication and collaboration patterns: A case study of the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis
A theoretical mathematical assessment of the effectiveness of coartemether in the treatment of Plasmodium falciparum malaria infection
Male hyraxes increase song complexity and duration in the presence of alert individuals
A theoretical mathematical assessment of the effectiveness of coartemether in the treatment of Plasmodium falciparum malaria infection
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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Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates and Teachers

Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 SRE to be held June 8-July 31 at NIMBioS. Join undergrads in math, biology and related fields, as well as high school teachers in mathematics and biology, conducting research in teams with UT professors, NIMBioS researchers, and collaborators on projects at the interface of math and biology. Stipend and housing are provided along with some funding for travel. For full details and online application, click here.

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Current Issues in Statistical Ecology

Applications are now being accepted for the Graduate Workshop on Current Issues in Statistical Ecology, to be held April 15-17, 2015, at NIMBioS. Application deadline: Dec. 1, 2014. 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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Olfactory Modeling

Apply now for the NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Large-scale Modeling of Olfactory Processing, to be held March 2-4, 2015, at NIMBioS. Application deadline: December 14, 2014. Descriptive flyer

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Neurobiology of Expertise

Apply now for the NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Neurobiology of Expertise, to be held March 11-13, 2015, at NIMBioS. Application deadline: Dec 15, 2014. Descriptive flyer

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Malaria-Leishmania Co-infection

Apply now for the NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Malaria-Leishmania Co-infection, to be held May 26-28, 2015, at NIMBioS. Application deadline: Feb 1, 2015. Descriptive flyer

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Workshop for Women in Mathematical Biology

Apply now for the NIMBioS Research Collaboration Workshop for Women in Mathematical Biology, to be held Jun 22-25, 2015, at NIMBioS. Application deadline: Mar 1, 2015. 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.

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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.

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NIMBioS hosts a seminar series on topics in mathematical biology. The speaker for Tuesday, December 2, 3:30 p.m. will be Ioannis Sgouralis, NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow. His topic is Mathematical modeling of renal complications induced by cardiac surgery. For a PDF flyer describing Dr. Sgouralis's talk, click here. This talk will be available for viewing via live streaming during the seminar and will be archived as a video on NIMBIoS' YouTube channel.

Seminars are held in Hallam Auditorium, Room 206, Claxton Building, 1122 Volunteer Blvd. Light refreshments are served in Room 205 beginning 30 minutes before NIMBioS seminars.
Video icon. Watch previously recorded NIMBioS seminars online.