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NIMBioS 2012 Event Calendar Archive
  January 2012
Jan 12-14 Curriculum Development Faculty Workshop
Jan 17 *NIMBioS Seminar: Andrew Kanarek, NIMBioS Postdoctoral Fellow
Topic: Ecological and evolutionary consequences of Allee effects in small founder populations of invasive species
Jan 31 *NIMBioS Seminar: Maud Lélu, NIMBioS Postdoctoral Fellow
Topic: Interactions between the transmission modes of the parasite Toxoplasma gondii
  February 2012
Feb 6-8 NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Modeling Social Complexity
  Descriptive Flyer.
Feb 8
2-4 pm
A Public Debate: Was Warfare a Creative Force in Early Social Evolution? Darwin Day event
Shiloh Room, University Center   Descriptive Flyer.
Feb 9 *NIMBioS Seminar: Rosemary Gillespie, Environmental Science, Univ. of California, Berkeley, Darwin Day event
Topic: Community assembly across an island chronology
Feb 13-15 NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Disturbance Regimes and Climate-Carbon Feedback
Feb 21 STEM Lecture/Workshop Series - Barry Golden (UTK, Theory and Practice in Teacher Education), Workshop: Instructional Strategies to Teach Global Climate Change
Feb 23-24 NSF Centers Education & Outreach Coordinators meeting
Feb 28 *NIMBioS Seminar: **Russell Lande, Natural Sciences, Imperial College London
Topic: Adaptation to an extraordinary environment by evolution of phenotypic plasticity and genetic assimilation
  March 2012
Mar 12-14 NIMBioS Working Group: Multiscale Modeling of the Life Cycle of Toxoplasma gondii, 2nd meeting
Mar 13-15 NIMBioS Working Group: 'Pretty Darn Good' Control: Extensions of optimal control for ecological systems, 2nd meeting
Mar 27 *NIMBioS Seminar: Judy Day, Dept. of Mathematics and Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Univ. of Tennessee
Topic: Complex immune responses: modeling and control
Mar 27 STEM Lecture/Workshop Series - Katherine Evans (ORNL, Computational Earth Sciences), Lecture: Using Computational Science to Understand Earth's Climate
Mar 29 *NIMBioS Seminar: Michael DeGiorgio, Dept. of Integrative Biology, Univ. of California, Berkeley
Topic: Genetic variation and modern human origins
  April 2012
Apr 4
1 p.m.
*NIMBioS Seminar: **Andrew Pomiankowski, Centre for Mathematics and Physics in the Life Sciences and Experimental Biology (CoPLEX), Univ. College London
Topic: Do sexual ornaments signal fertility
Apr 10 *NIMBioS Seminar: James Degnan, Math and Statistics, Univ. of Canterbury; NIMBioS Sabbatical Visitor
Topic: Modeling hybridization: Gene trees in species networks
Apr 11-13 NIMBioS Working Group: Ocean Viral Dynamics, 1st meeting
Apr 24 *NIMBioS Seminar: **Joshua Plotkin, Mathematical Biology, Univ. of Penn
Topic: On the role of neutral mutations in adaptation
Apr 24
7:30 p.m.

NIMBioS Songwriter-in-Residence Baba Brinkman: a free, excerpted performance of his critically acclaimed Off-Broadway show, The Rap Guide to Evolution, with music provided by DJ Jamie Simmonds. UC Auditorium. Descriptive flyer
Apr 30 *NIMBioS Seminar: Rob de Boer, Theoretical Biology and Bioinformatics, Utrecht University
Topic: Analysing immune cell migration
  May 2012
May 15-17 NIMBioS Working Group: Modeling Anthrax Exposure, 1st meeting
  June 2012
Jun 13-15 NIMBioS Working Group: Cross-Topology Registration, 3rd meeting
Jun 18-29 Joint 2012 MBI-NIMBioS-CAMBAM Summer Graduate Workshop on Stochastics Applied to Biological Systems, at the Mathematical Biosciences Institute at Ohio State Univ.
Jun 11-Aug 4 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
Jun 26-28 NIMBioS Working Group: Within-host modeling of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis infections, 1st meeting
  July 2012
Jun 11-Aug 4 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
Jul 23-24 NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Modeling Dengue Fever
Jul 25-28 The Society for Mathematical Biology Annual Meeting and Conference, Knoxville Convention Center, hosted by NIMBioS and Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville
Jul 29-30 NIMBioS Investigative Workshop: Communication in Collaboration
  August 2012
Jun 11-Aug 4 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
Aug 6-8 POSTPONED:NIMBioS Working Group: Optimal Control for Agent-based Models , 3rd meeting
  September 2012
Sep 4 *NIMBioS Seminar: Gesham Magombedze, NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow
Topic: Understanding the underlying mechanisms of persistence in mycobacterial infections
Sep 18 *NIMBioS Seminar: Jiang Jiang, NIMBioS postdoctoral fellow
Topic: Modeling mangrove-hardwood hammock ecotone
Sep 20
1:30 p.m.
*NIMBioS Seminar: Klaas Hartmann (Inst. for Marine and Antarctic Studies, Univ. of Tasmania), NIMBioS short-term visitor
Topics: Constructing a complete global bird phylogeny and Managing fisheries for public benefit
  October 2012
Oct 2 *NIMBioS Seminar: Video icon. Arik Kershenbaum
Topic: Analyzing sequences in animal vocal communication
Oct 11-12 NIMBioS Advisory Board Meeting
Oct 16 *NIMBioS Seminar: Speaker: Keenan Mack
Topic: Spatial dependence of positive and negative species interactions
Oct 22-24 NIMBioS Working Group: Ocean Viral Dynamics, 2nd meeting
Oct 29-31 NIMBioS Working Group: Play, Sociality, and Evolution, 2nd meeting
Oct 29-30 NIMBioS Working Group: Suction Feeding Biomechanics, 2nd meeting
Oct 30 *NIMBioS Seminar: Speaker: Julia Earl
Topic: Animal behavior and ecosystems: Linking movement ecology to spatial subsidies
  November 2012
Nov 13 *NIMBioS Seminar: **Simon Levin, Dept. of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University
Topic: Evolutionary perspectives on discounting, public goods and collective behavior
Nov 13-15 NIMBioS Working Group: Modeling Anthrax Exposure, 2nd meeting
Nov 17-18 4th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and Mathematics
Nov 26-29 NIMBioS Working Group: Gene Tree/Species Tree Reconciliation, 3rd meeting
Nov 27-29 NIMBioS Working Group: Optimal Control for Agent-based Models, 3rd meeting
Nov 27 *NIMBioS Seminar: Matt Spencer, lecturer in quantitative biology at the Univ. of Liverpool and NIMBioS Sabbatical Visitor
Topic: Measuring the rate of succession and the growth space of a community
  December 2012
Dec 11-14 NIMBioS Working Group: Food Web Dynamics, 3rd meeting
Dec 17-19 NIMBioS Working Group: Multiscale Modeling of the Life Cycle of Toxoplasma gondii, 3rd meeting
* After April 13, 2012, NIMBioS Seminars and Teatime Talks were held in Rm. 206 at NIMBioS' new location in Claxton Building, 1122 Volunteer Blvd. Light refreshments are served starting 30 min. before seminars.
**NIMBioS Postdoctoral Fellows Invited Distinguished Visitor

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